DeRozan scores 17 and Raptors beat Magic 93-90

DeRozan scores 17 and Raptors beat Magic 93-90
December 21, 2012, 9:37 pm
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Orlando Magic forward Andrew Nicholson, left, and Toronto Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas battle for the ball during first half NBA action in Toronto Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Valanciunas hurt his hand on the play and left the game. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

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TORONTO (AP) DeMar DeRozan scored 17 points, Jose Calderon had 13 points and nine assists and the Toronto Raptors won their fifth straight game Friday night, beating the Orlando Magic 93-90.

Rookie Terrence Ross scored seven of his 13 points in the fourth quarter while Alan Anderson, Ed Davis and Amir Johnson each had 10 for the Raptors.

Aaron Afflalo scored 26 points and Nikola Vucevic had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Magic, who lost for the first time in five games. Gustavo Ayon had 12 points and 13 rebounds while E'Twaun Moore added 12.

A soaring putback dunk by Ross and a three-point play by DeRozan put Toronto up 78-68 with 9:35 to go. Orlando used a 6-0 run to cut it to 82-76 before Ross struck again, hitting a long 3, then stealing the ball from Jameer Nelson at midcourt and racing in for a windmill jam that put the Raptors up 87-76 with 5:55 remaining.