Toronto 115, Orlando 109

Nov. 12, 2002 at 10:13 PM
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ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Jerome Williams scored a career-high 30 points and Alvin Williams had 15 of his career-high 32 in the fourth quarter Tuesday night as the Toronto Raptors rallied for a 115-109 victory over the Orlando Magic.

Toronto got 20 points from Jerome Williams in the first half, but Orlando built a 57-50 halftime lead. The Magic made it 104-90 on a three-point play by former Raptor Tracy McGrady with 6:52 remaining.

Alvin Williams produced seven points in a 13-0 run that cut the deficit to one. He sank two foul shots with 2:42 left for a 107-106 lead.

The game stayed close until Alvin Williams fed Jerome Williams for an inside hoop with 55 seconds left for a 111-109 advantage. Orlando had a chance to tie, Grant Hill missed an open jumper with 48 seconds left.

Toronto misfired on its next possession, giving Orlando and McGrady another chance. But McGrady was double-teamed and passed to an open Pat Garrity, who misfired on a three-pointer with 14 seconds remaining. Jerome Williams sank two free throws to help seal it.

McGrady led Orlando with 38 points but had just six in the fourth quarter.

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