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Magic wins, has new points king

INDIANAPOLIS — Dwight Howard reached a new high with the Magic.

Howard had 14 points to become Orlando's all-time leading scorer in a 102-83 victory over the Pacers Tuesday night.

"It's a humbling experience," said Howard, who went in needing eight points to pass Nick Anderson. "It does mean a lot. Not too many players in this league can say that they were their franchise's leading scorer."

Howard, fifth in the league with 20.1 points per game, picked up his third foul early in the second quarter and sat for most of the first half before breaking the mark early in the third with a dunk.

WIZARDS FIRE COACH: The NBA-worst Wizards fired coach Flip Saunders after a 2-15 start and replaced him with assistant Randy Wittman.

Magic 102, Pacers 83

ORLANDO (102): Turkoglu 4-10 0-0 11, Anderson 8-14 3-5 24, Howard 6-11 2-4 14, Nelson 1-5 0-0 2, J.Richardson 1-6 0-0 2, Davis 4-6 5-6 13, Duhon 3-5 0-0 8, Redick 6-13 2-2 15, Clark 2-6 1-2 5, Q.Richardson 3-7 0-0 8. Totals 38-83 13-19 102.

INDIANA (83): Granger 5-13 4-4 16, West 3-8 0-0 6, Hibbert 5-16 6-6 16, Collison 5-10 1-1 11, George 3-8 0-0 7, Hansbrough 2-7 4-4 8, Hill 1-4 0-0 2, Amundson 0-2 0-0 0, Stephenson 4-6 0-0 8, Jones 3-4 3-3 9, Pendergraph 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-78 18-18 83.

Orlando 22 23 29 28— 102

Indiana 29 16 17 21— 83

3-Point GoalsOrlando 13-32 (Anderson 5-7, Turkoglu 3-7, Duhon 2-3, Q.Richardson 2-5, Redick 1-4, J.Richardson 0-3, Nelson 0-3), Indiana 3-11 (Granger 2-5, George 1-5, Stephenson 0-1). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsOrlando 52 (Howard 9), Indiana 46 (Hibbert 12). AssistsOrlando 22 (Turkoglu 8), Indiana 8 (Granger, Hibbert 3). Total FoulsOrlando 19, Indiana 17. TechnicalsIndiana defensive three second. A12,760 (18,165).

Knicks 111, Bobcats 78

NEW YORK (111): Anthony 0-7 1-1 1, Stoudemire 7-12 4-4 18, Chandler 9-10 2-4 20, Shumpert 1-9 1-2 3, Fields 6-12 5-6 18, Jeffries 3-5 4-4 11, Douglas 4-7 1-2 9, B.Walker 1-6 2-2 5, Bibby 1-3 1-2 4, Novak 3-3 0-0 9, Lin 2-2 4-4 8, Jordan 1-1 0-0 2, Balkman 1-1 1-2 3. Totals 39-78 26-33 111.

CHARLOTTE (78): Brown 6-13 3-3 15, Thomas 1-9 2-2 4, Mullens 3-8 0-0 6, K.Walker 7-17 6-6 22, Henderson 6-14 3-4 15, Diaw 1-6 2-2 4, Biyombo 0-5 0-0 0, Carroll 1-5 1-1 3, Higgins 1-2 4-4 6, Najera 1-2 0-0 3, Diop 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-82 21-22 78.

New York 26 26 21 38— 111

Charlotte 23 19 15 21— 78

3-Point GoalsNew York 7-19 (Novak 3-3, Jeffries 1-2, Bibby 1-3, Fields 1-3, B.Walker 1-5, Douglas 0-1, Anthony 0-2), Charlotte 3-11 (K.Walker 2-4, Najera 1-1, Brown 0-1, Carroll 0-2, Diaw 0-3). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsNew York 61 (Chandler 17), Charlotte 41 (Diaw 6). AssistsNew York 26 (Fields 5), Charlotte 10 (Higgins, K.Walker 2). Total FoulsNew York 21, Charlotte 22. TechnicalsThomas. Flagrant Fouls—Jeffries. A16,802 (19,077).

Heat 92, Cavaliers 85

CLEVELAND (85): Casspi 3-5 0-2 6, Jamison 2-6 0-0 5, Varejao 5-9 1-2 11, Irving 7-11 2-2 17, Parker 1-6 0-0 3, Samuels 7-10 1-2 15, Gee 3-7 0-1 7, Hollins 1-1 1-2 3, Gibson 2-6 2-2 8, Sessions 3-7 4-4 10. Totals 34-68 11-17 85.

MIAMI (92): James 8-21 1-4 18, Bosh 10-16 14-14 35, Anthony 1-2 0-0 2, Chalmers 2-4 4-4 9, Battier 1-6 0-0 3, Miller 2-6 0-0 4, Haslem 1-4 2-2 4, Cole 5-8 0-0 10, Pittman 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 2-3 2-2 7. Totals 32-70 23-26 92.

Cleveland 18 19 21 27— 85

Miami 17 20 24 31— 92

3-Point GoalsCleveland 6-16 (Gibson 2-4, Jamison 1-1, Gee 1-2, Irving 1-3, Parker 1-4, Casspi 0-1, Sessions 0-1), Miami 5-18 (Bosh 1-1, Jones 1-2, Chalmers 1-3, James 1-4, Battier 1-5, Cole 0-1, Miller 0-2). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsCleveland 43 (Varejao 11), Miami 38 (Haslem 10). AssistsCleveland 20 (Irving, Jamison 4), Miami 16 (James 5). Total FoulsCleveland 27, Miami 15. TechnicalsCleveland defensive three second. A19,600 (19,600).

Raptors 99, Suns 96

TORONTO (99): J.Johnson 7-12 4-4 18, Bargnani 10-21 12-12 36, Gray 1-4 0-0 2, Calderon 2-5 2-3 6, DeRozan 2-8 0-0 4, A.Johnson 2-5 1-2 5, Barbosa 7-14 2-2 19, Bayless 1-6 0-0 2, Davis 0-1 0-0 0, Butler 1-1 0-0 2, Kleiza 1-5 2-2 5, Forbes 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-82 23-25 99.

PHOENIX (96): Hill 5-10 0-0 11, Morris 2-3 0-0 4, Gortat 9-16 3-5 21, Nash 8-14 0-0 17, Price 2-3 0-0 4, Frye 1-7 0-0 3, Dudley 2-7 1-2 6, Warrick 6-9 5-6 17, Telfair 1-6 2-2 4, Brown 2-4 2-2 7, Lopez 0-1 0-0 0, Redd 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 39-82 13-17 96.

Toronto 17 31 31 20— 99

Phoenix 27 25 19 25— 96

3-Point GoalsToronto 8-15 (Bargnani 4-6, Barbosa 3-3, Kleiza 1-3, J.Johnson 0-1, Bayless 0-2), Phoenix 5-16 (Hill 1-1, Brown 1-2, Nash 1-4, Dudley 1-4, Frye 1-4, Redd 0-1). Fouled OutNone. ReboundsToronto 52 (J.Johnson, Kleiza 10), Phoenix 45 (Gortat 12). AssistsToronto 18 (Calderon 11), Phoenix 23 (Nash 14). Total FoulsToronto 22, Phoenix 20. TechnicalsLopez, Nash. Ejected— Lopez. A15,404 (18,422).

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