Magic shoot for win over Bobcats
(Sports Network) – The Orlando Magic go for their fourth straight victory when
they welcome the Charlotte Bobcats tonight to TD Waterhouse Centre.
On Wednesday, Keyon Dooling scored a career-high 25 points to lead the Magic
to a 108-99 victory in front of their home crowd over Carmelo Anthony and the
Dooling came off the bench and hit 8-of-14 from the floor, including 5-of-5
from beyond the arc. Hedo Turkoglu added 18 points and six boards as the Magic
bested the Nuggets for the 14th straight game in Orlando.
Grant Hill added 15 points in the win over Denver for the Magic, while Carlos
Arroyo finished with 14 points as Orlando’s bench outscored its starters,
The Magic are 4-1 as the host this season. They will visit Mike Miller and the
Memphis Grizzlies on Monday at FedExForum.
Charlotte enters tonight’s contest off a shocking victory. Rookie Adam
Morrison scored 27 points and Emeka Okafor finished with 19 points and nine
rebounds to lead the Bobcats to a stunning 95-92 overtime over the San Antonio
Spurs at the AT&T Center.
Raymond Felton scored 17 and pulled down eight rebounds in the win over San
Antonio for the Bobcats. Brevin Knight scored 10 and dished out nine assists
for Charlotte, which halted a four-game losing streak.
The Bobcats are 1-3 on the road this season. After tonight’s contest they
return home for a pair of contests against Dallas on Monday and Boston on
The Magic are 4-4 against the Bobcats, who have dropped two in a row at