NBA: Howard Returns To Haunt Magic

NBA: Howard Returns To Haunt Magic

Dwight Howard had the last laugh as the Los Angeles Lakers toppled the Orlando Magic 106-97.

NBA: Howard Returns To Haunt Magic

Howard was booed throughout by the Orlando natives after he moved from the Magic to the Lakers in the summer.

However he landed 39 points and 16 rebounds - with Howard handed an NBA record-equalling 39 free throw attempts.

The Miami Heat extended their winning streak to 19 games with a 98-81 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Dwyane Wade led the way with 23 points while LeBron James added 15 - with the Heat attempting to become the fourth team in NBA history to win 20 consecutive games in a season.

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