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|Magic Use Big Second Half to Down Clippers
|ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Dwight Howard had 22 points and 20 rebounds and Jameer Nelson added 17 points, including going 4 for 5 from 3-point range, as Orlando used a second-half surge to get past the Los Angeles Clippers 101-85 Tuesday night.
It was the Magic's ninth straight win over the Clippers and second of the season. The Clippers lost for the fourth straight time overall and seventh consecutive time on the road.
Howard recorded his fifth 20-20 game this season.
Baron Davis led the Clippers with a season-high 25 points, Ike Diogu added 18 and Blake Griffin had 10 points and 12 rebounds.
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