Nelson helps Magic outlast Cavs 108-104

Nelson helps Magic outlast Cavs 108-104
November 23, 2012, 9:48 pm
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Orlando Magic forward Glen Davis, bottom, fights for the ball with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters (3), Anderson Varejao (17) and Tristan Thompson (13) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)


ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Jameer Nelson had 22 points, Arron Afflalo scored 19 and the Orlando Magic rallied to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-104 on Friday night.

Glen Davis had 10 of his 16 points in Orlando's big fourth quarter. Nelson also finished with six assists.

Dion Waiters scored 25 points for Cleveland, and Anderson Varejao had 19.

The Magic have won two straight and continue their five-game homestand Sunday against Boston.

Orlando had 16 turnovers in the first half against the Cavs, but just two after the break. The Magic connected on 11 of 21 3-pointers for the game.

The Cavaliers have lost seven of eight and face Miami on Saturday.