Magic Down Atlanta 93-89 - Match Report
Dwight Howard scored 27 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for Orlando on Monday, leading the Magic to a 93-89 victory over Atlanta at Amway Center.
Bettors who backed the Magic were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 194.5.
Vince Carter had 19 points for Orlando and J.J. Redick chipped in with 11 points. Chris Duhon had 4 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Atlanta got 23 points from Joe Johnson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Al Horford. Josh Smith contributed 6 assists for the Hawks, while Josh Smith had 13 rebounds.
Orlando led at halftime, 51-47.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-43.
Next game, Orlando takes its act home to face Utah looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Milwaukee.