NBA: Orlando 126, Golden State 118

Dec. 6, 2009 at 2:59 AM
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OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Vince Carter's 27 points helped the Orlando Magic upend Golden State 126-118 Saturday.

Mickael Pietrus added 22 points, including 4-of-8 3-pointers, Rashard Lewis scored 20 and Dwight Howard added 17 for Orlando.

Monta Ellis led the Warriors with 33 points. Anthony Randolph contributed a career-high 28 points and 13 rebounds.

The Magic used a 15-point run in the fourth quarter to overcome a 114-109 Golden State lead. The spurt included a trio of 3-point buckets and a jumper by Lewis that put Orlando ahead 124-114 entering the final minute of play.

The Warriors began the fourth quarter with a 100-97 lead after Ellis got hot late in the third quarter, scoring seven points and sinking a 3-point shot that tied the game 91-91 with 3:51 to play in the period. Golden State then scored another seven unanswered points to grab the lead.

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