Magic impressive in rout of Heat
The Magic were led by reserve J.J. Redick, who continues his deadeye shooting with 19 pts on 5 of 6 FGs (3 of 3 3 pt FGs). All five starters scored in double figures, led by Hedo Turkoglu with 14 pts (4 of 5 3 pt FGs). Pat Garrity (3 of 7 3 pt FGs) and Dwight Howard each scored 13 pts, with Howard adding 10 rebs and 8 blocks. Keith Bogans had 10 pts, 10 rebs; and Carlos Arroyo 10 pts, 7 asts along with 3 TOs.
The Magic shot well again from 3 pt range (13 of 23, 56.5%); they also shot well from the FT line, going 19 of 24 (79.2%); and dominated the boards 47-30. The Magic had 24 total assists, but were rather sloppy with 20 TOs.
The Magic leave for a long plane trip to China on Saturday, where they will play CLE and the Chinese National Team next week.