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|Magic Beat Bulls in NBA Preseason
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Anderson's 3-pointer in the final minute put Orlando ahead for good and Dwight Howard scored 18 points as the Magic remained unbeaten in the preseason with a 101-98 victory over the Chicago Bulls Monday night.
Trailing 92-91, Anderson gave the Magic (7-0) the lead with a 3-pointer with 40 seconds left. After Brad Miller missed a jumper for the Bulls, Howard made two free throws to extend the lead to 96-92 with 21.2 seconds left.
Kirk Hinrich hit a jumper with 18.4 seconds left to bring the Bulls with two. After Orlando's Jameer Nelson made two free throws, Hinrich hit a 3 over Howard to make it 98-97 with 8.5 seconds left.
Orlando's Vince Carter helped close out the game with two free throws with 7.2 seconds.
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