Howard has announced he will not opt out of his contract this summer and the team responded with a solid performance that included six players reaching double figures in scoring.
Orlando took a 12-point lead into the fourth period and limited the Nets to 10 points in that period.
Gerald Green came off the bench to lead New Jersey with 14 points.
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