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                    === Redick rallies Magic in Detroit ===
 
 Auburn  Hills, MI (Sports Network) - J.J. Redick scored 23 points and hit  the
 go-ahead  basket  with 42.8  seconds left  as the  Orlando Magic stopped their
 five-game losing streak by rallying for a 110-106 win over the Detroit Pistons
 at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
 
 Redick's  3-pointer from  near the left baseline gave Orlando a 104-102  lead,
 and the sharpshooter later sank two clutch free throws to cap a late 7-2 spurt
 that helped the Magic overcome a 13-point deficit with under 15 minutes left.
 
 "The  key  was making stops in  the second half,  because that was why we were
 able  to get so many good looks at the offensive end," Magic head coach Jacque
 Vaughn said.
 
 Arron Afflalo added 19 points and Glen Davis, Nikola Vucevic and Jameer Nelson
 each  posted  double-doubles for  Orlando, which also  recorded its first road
 victory in four tries this year.
 
 Nelson  had 13 points  and 10 assists in his first outing back from a six-game
 absence  caused by  a  strained  hamstring. Davis  amassed  17  points and  13
 rebounds,  while Vucevic  finished with 11 points and matched a career high by
 grabbing 13 boards.
 
 Greg  Monroe  netted 23  points and  Tayshaun Prince ended  with 18 on 7-of-11
 shooting  for a Detroit team that ended an eight-game skid to begin the season
 with Wednesday's 94-76 win at Philadelphia.
 
 "You  could tell  it was turning into a shootout," Pistons head coach Lawrence
 Frank said. "That's not the type of game this team is going to win."
 
 The Magic trailed 73-60 late in the third quarter, but slowly crawled back and
 grabbed  an 89-86  edge when Vucevic followed two successful Redick foul shots
 with a tip-in of his own miss with 7:12 to play.
 
 Seven  lead changes  would follow over the next six-plus minutes, with Detroit
 coming  back from a  101-97 hole with a 5-0 run that began with a 3-point play
 from  Jason Maxiell with 1:02 to go. On the ensuing possession, Brandon Knight
 stole  an  errant pass from  Nelson and fed Kyle  Singler, who was fouled with
 47.7  seconds  remaining and  made both  attempts to  put the  Pistons up by a
 102-101 score.
 
 Following  an Orlando  timeout, Redick and Vucevic executed a give-and-go that
 culminated  with  the former  draining a  26-footer to send  the Magic back in
 front.
 
 Monroe  then missed a layup on the other end, and Davis buried a short hook to
 extend the margin to four with 15.3 seconds on the clock.
 
 A  quick Singler basket brought Detroit within 106-104, but Redick and Afflalo
 would seal the victory by making four free throws in the final seconds.
 
 Orlando  began its comeback by orchestrating a 13-2 run that spanned the final
 3  1/2 minutes of  the third quarter and the initial stages of the fourth. The
 Magic  reserves  fueled the critical  spurt, which ended when Andrew Nicholson
 converted  a  layup that trimmed Detroit's  lead to 75-73 just 10 seconds into
 the final period.
 
 The  Pistons were in  front for most of the first half and held a margin of as
 many  as 10  points, when Monroe put up  the first six points of an 8-0 flurry
 that  staked Detroit to  a 21-11 advantage with under four minutes left in the
 opening quarter.
 
 Detroit  held  a 50-44 edge  at halftime after  shooting a strong 56.8 percent
 over  the first two quarters, then pushed the difference to double digits when
 Prince accounted for six of the first eight points to begin the second half.
 
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Vucevic  also had  13 rebounds in a  115-94 Orlando win over Phoenix on Nov. 4
 ...  The  Magic had  lost in  two straight  and 12  of their  last 15 trips to
 Detroit  prior  to Friday's  result ...  Knight finished with  10 points and a
 career-best  12 assists  for the Pistons ... Detroit's Rodney Stuckey returned
 to  action after sitting  out Wednesday's win with the flu and ended with nine
 points  in 21  minutes ... Pistons swingman Corey Maggette notched his 4,000th
 career rebound in the first half.
 
 11/17 02:26:41 ET

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