Magic extend winning streak to 9, beat Mavs

Dwight Howard had 23 points and 13 rebounds, and
the Orlando Magic extended the NBA's longest active winning streak
to nine games with a 117-107 victory over the injury-depleted
Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.
Jason Richardson scored 20 points and Jameer Nelson had 16 for
Orlando, which rallied from a 16-point, first-half deficit.
Hedo Turkoglu contributed 13 points and 17 assists, and Gilbert
Arenas had 14 points for the Magic.
DeShawn Stevenson scored a season-high 24 points for the
Mavericks, who were without top scorer Dirk Nowitzki for his
career-high seventh straight game with a sprained right knee.