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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Marvin Williams and Nicolas Batum each scored 26 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 107-99 on Wednesday night to finish their homestand with a 6-1 record.
Williams added nine rebounds and four 3-pointers, while Batum had nine assists and seven rebounds for the Hornets, who have won 14 of their last 17. Cody Zeller had his fourth double-double of the season with 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Kemba Walker chipped in with 16 points and eight rebounds.
The Hornets are one game behind Miami for the fourth-best record in the Eastern Conference.
Victor Oladipo had 15 of his 25 points in the first quarter. Brandon Jennings chipped in with 16 points and Andrew Nicholson added 13 for the Magic, who have lost five of their last seven games.
The Hornets led by as many as 26 in the second half.
Charlotte started off the game cold, a flashback to Monday night’s horrible shooting performance in a loss to the Dallas Mavericks.
But Zeller’s dunk of an alley-oop pass from Batum capped off a 16-0 run midway through the second quarter, giving Charlotte a 49-37 lead. The Hornets didn’t let up, pushing the lead to 18 at the break behind Batum’s 16 first-half points and eight assists.
Charlotte outrebounded Orlando 31-21 in the first half behind Zeller and Al Jefferson’s combined 15 boards.
NBA BOX SCORE RESULT
ORLANDO MAGIC – 99
CHARLOTTE HORNETS – 107
FINAL QUARTER SCORE RESULT
30 13 28 28 – 99
26 35 31 15 – 107