Orlando Magic defeat Boston Celtics, 96-94

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Celtics did almost everything right for nearly three quarters against the Orlando Magic last night.

But they did nearly everything wrong in the last minute of play, and it cost them in a 96-94 loss.

“We should have been up 25 points at halftime,’’ said Celtics coach Doc Rivers. “I thought we lost our focus. We started walking around like we had accomplished something by getting up. Our focus kept going in and out. And when it did, you saw what happen...

Rashard Lewis made the go-ahead layup with 1.3 seconds remaining, and the Orlando Magic overcame a 16-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 96-94 on Thursday night.

Lewis took the ball after a broken play and sprinted down the baseline past Kevin Garnett for an uncontested layup. Rasheed Wallace missed 3-pointer at the buzzer, giving the Magic their second victory in three games against the Celtics this season.

Lewis led the Magic with 23 points, and Dwight Howard...