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Magic holds on, wins opener, 95-90

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Dwight Howard returned from his one-game suspension to get 16 points and 22 rebounds Monday night and help the Orlando Magic hold off the late-charging Boston Celtics, 95-90, in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Magic opened a 28-point lead early in the second half before Boston cut the deficit to 91-87 in the final two minutes. The Celtics had several chances to come within one possession - the best Ray Allen's three-pointer that rimmed out with 43 seconds left. Paul Pierce made a three-pointer with 6.6 seconds left to make it a three-point game, but J.J. Redick went 4-for-4 from the line in the last 14...

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