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Published: 12/28/2013 - Updated: 3 months ago

Orlando rolls past Pistons

ASSOCIATED PRESS

ORLANDO, Fla. — Arron Afflalo scored 23 points to lead five Orlando players in double-figures, and the Magic snapped a three- game losing streak with a 109-92 win over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.

Orlando led the Pistons by as many as 22 points and cruised in the fourth.

Nik Vucevic added 20 points and 11 rebounds, and rookie Victor Oladipo finished with 16 points and a career-high 11 assists.

The victory also halted a five-game home losing streak for the Magic, who hadn’t won at the Amway Center since the day before Thanksgiving.

Brandon Jennings had 21 points and Will Bynum added 18 for the Pistons, who ended a streak of three consecutive road victories.

Orlando hovered over 50 percent shooting throughout and carried a 19-point lead into the fourth quarter.

The Pistons, with eight of their 14 wins on the road, shot 41 percent and were outscored 58-48 inside.

NOTES: The Magic are 5-6 when they score 100 or more points. ... Pistons G Chauncey Billups opted to continue his recent program of resting his tendinitis-affected knee on the first game of back-to-backs. Detroit coach Maurice Cheeks said Billups is expected to play today at Washington.



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