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Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Magic Beat Jazz 114-108

From Sportsline.com:

Jameer Nelson scored 25 points, four in overtime, and added nine assists as the Orlando Magic beat the Utah Jazz 114-108 Wednesday night.

Nelson made a 20-foot jumper from the corner with 27 seconds left that put Orlando up 110-107. Dwight Howard, who had 16 points and 11 rebounds, followed with a pair of free throws to extend the lead to 112-107 with 11 seconds to play.

Utah, which missed its last four shots from the field after leading 107-106 in overtime, got 30 points and 11 rebounds from Mehmet Okur. Carlos Boozer, starting for the first time this season, also scored 30 and had 10 rebounds.

The Magic, who have won three straight at home, got 20 points from Hedo Turkoglu and a season-high 19 from Tony Battie.


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