9 Jan 2011

Orlando Magic score eighth straight win

9:21 am on 9 January 2011

The American NBA basketball side the Orlando Magic have blown away the slumping Houston Rockets in the third quarter en route to a 110-95 win and their eighth consecutive victory.

The Rockets kept pace early to trail 53-50 at halftime, but the Magic racked up 17 unanswered points in the third quarter to take command and send the Rockets crashing to their fourth successive loss.