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            === Tragic Kingdom: Bobcats shut down listless Magic ===
 
 Orlando,  FL  (Sports Network) - Gerald  Henderson scored 24 points and pulled
 down  10 rebounds  to lead  the Charlotte  Bobcats to  a 105-92  win over  the
 Orlando Magic on Tuesday.
 
 Kemba  Walker  also scored  24 points  while dishing  out seven assists, while
 Byron  Mullens finished  with 20 points and 12 boards for the Bobcats, winners
 in two of their last three games.
 
 "We came out really strong and played well throughout the entire game," Walker
 said. "They made a run, but we stuck with it. I want to see that. I want to
 see us, when things get tough, we get tougher."
 
 Nikola  Vucevic  scored 18 points to  go with 11 rebounds and Andrew Nicholson
 scored  13 points and  grabbed 12 boards for the Magic, who have dropped 14 of
 their last 15 games.
 
 "Bad basketball and bad defense," Magic guard J.J. Redick said. "They didn't
 seem to have any problem with energy, or from the (All-Star break) layoff. It
 was bad."
 
 Arron  Afflalo  scored 18 points and  Maurice Harkless added 15 points and six
 rebounds in the setback.
 
 Charlotte  shot  a scorching 68.2 percent  (15-for-22) in the first quarter to
 race out to a 37-27 lead. Mullens and Ben Gordon stayed hot for the Bobcats in
 the  second frame,  going a combined 6-for-10 from the floor to help Charlotte
 take a 63-43 lead into the break.
 
 The  Bobcats smothered  Orlando defensively in the second quarter, holding the
 Magic to just 16 points on 7-for-25 shooting.
 
 The  Magic  bounced back  in the  third, though,  to cut  the deficit to 80-70
 entering the final stage. Orlando shot 56.5 percent (13-for-23) from the field
 and scored 10 points off six Charlotte turnovers during the period.
 
 Orlando  carried  that momentum  into the  fourth quarter and  cut the lead to
 90-88  with  four minutes left,  but the Bobcats  outscored the Magic 15-4 the
 rest of the way to lock up the win.
 
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Orlando holds a 24-11 lead in the all-time series ... The Bobcats won for just
 the  fourth time  in 18  meetings  in Orlando  ... Gordon  and Ramon  Sessions
 finished  with 10 points apiece ... Redick scored 10 points off the bench
 for the Magic.
 
 02/20 01:19:11 ET