Magic cruise past Bobcats

The Orlando Magic jumped out to a 2-0 first-round series lead by defeating the Charlotte Bobcats 92-77 Wednesday night.

Orlando covered the 9-point spread, while the teams played UNDER the posted total of 186 set by sportsbooks.

Vince Carter led the Magic with 19 points and five rebounds, while Dwight Howard added 15 in the win.

Stephen Jackson poured in a game-high 27 points in a losing effort for the Bobcats.