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Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard (12) reacts before a free throw after he was fouled during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA playoff basketball series against the Atlanta Hawks in Orlando, Fla., Tuesday. - photo by Associated Press

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Dwight Howard had 33 points and 19 rebounds, and Jameer Nelson added 13 points and eight rebounds and the Orlando Magic held off the Atlanta Hawks 88-82 on Tuesday night.
    Orlando used a 10-1 run to close the third quarter to take an 11-point lead into the fourth and fought off a late Atlanta charge down the stretch.
    Jamal Crawford led Atlanta with 25 points and Josh Smith added 17.
    The series resumes Friday in Atlanta.