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Maggette scores 29 as Bobcats dump Magic 100-84

Updated: 07 March 2012 10:40 IST

Corey Maggette scored a season-high 29 points, Gerald Henderson hit some big shots in the fourth quarter, and the Charlotte Bobcats overcame a 20-point, first-half deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 100-84 on Tuesday.

Maggette scores 29 as Bobcats dump Magic 100-84

Charlotte, North Carolina:

Corey Maggette scored a season-high 29 points, Gerald Henderson hit some big shots in the fourth quarter, and the Charlotte Bobcats overcame a 20-point, first-half deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 100-84 on Tuesday.

The Bobcats came in having lost 21 of their last 22 games, but seemed to get a spark after coach Paul Silas was ejected in the second quarter with the team trailing by 18.

The Bobcats also got a big game from rookie center Bismack Biyombo, who battled toe-to-toe with Dwight Howard and had 10 points and a career-high 15 rebounds.

Howard had 15 points and 17 rebounds, and Ryan Anderson added 14 points and 11 boards for the Magic.



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