Hornets end 11-game losing streak with 97-94 win over Magic

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Posted on December 26, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Robin Lopez had a season-high 29 points and Greivis Vasquez scored 27 points as the New Orleans Hornets snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 97-94 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

Orlando had a chance to tie the game in the closing seconds, but came up empty on a 3-point attempt by Nikola Vucevic.

The victory was the Hornets' first since Dec. 3 and their fourth straight regular-season win over the Magic.

Jameer Nelson had 28 points and 10 rebounds for Orlando and Vucevic added 19 points.

Orlando dropped its third consecutive game. It was also the Magic's third straight loss since starting forward Glen Davis injured his shoulder. They head to Washington on Friday

The Hornets dominated inside, outscoring the Magic 44-38 in the paint.

 

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