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ORLANDO 109, ATLANTA 88

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Hedo Turkoglu scored 21 points on 8-of-9
shooting, and Dwight Howard had 20 points and 16 rebounds to lead
the Orlando Magic to a 109-88 preseason victory over the Atlanta
Hawks at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Arena on Thursday
night.

The Magic (4-1) outscored Atlanta 33-17 in the second quarter to
take a 58-36 lead. Howard scored six points in a 14-1 run over a
5-minute span midway through the quarter.

Marvin Williams led the Hawks (3-2) with 15 points, while Salim
Stoudamire and Matt Freije each added 13 and Josh Childress had 11
points and five assists.

Turkoglu, who missed the first three preseason games with
flu-like symptoms, scored seven points but committed three fouls in
only 7 minutes in the first half. He fouled out in the third
quarter.

Carlos Arroyo had 16 points and seven assists for Orlando, which
outrebounded Atlanta 45-31 and held the Hawks to 41.9 percent
shooting from the field.

The game was the second between the teams in the past three
days. Atlanta beat the Magic 100-96 on Tuesday in Orlando.

Darko Milicic of the Magic missed the game after bruising his
lower back Tuesday against the Hawks. Atlanta's Joe Johnson, who
scored 27 points against the Magic on Tuesday, was rested Thursday.

Orlando's Tony Battie played for the first time this preseason
after missing the previous four games with a sore right knee. He
finished with eight points and four rebounds.