Thursday , Dec , 23 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Orlando Magic Team Report – December 23

=== Orlando Magic Team Report – December 23 ===

(Sports Network) – Steve Francis collected 29 points, seven rebounds and six
assists to lead the Orlando Magic past the San Antonio Spurs, 93-87, at TD
Waterhouse Centre.

Hedo Turkoglu netted 16 points and Grant Hill added 13 for Orlando, which
halted a seven-game losing streak against San Antonio. Cuttino Mobley
contributed 11 points and five assists in the win.

Manu Ginobili’s two free throws with 7:39 left in the fourth quarter gave the
Spurs a 73-72 lead.

Hedo Turkoglu then drained a three-pointer to ignite an 18-5 burst that staked
Orlando to a 90-78 advantage with 1:57 remaining. Mobley and Francis each
chipped in seven points during the decisive run.

San Antonio got no closer than the final score.

Orlando returns to the court on Monday versus the New York Knicks.