Andre Miller returned from a one-game suspension to score 22 points and dished out 8 assists to take control over the Magic at the Rose Garden. Wesley Matthews added 20 points for the Blazers, who trailed by 14 points in the first half, but they led by 15 points in the second. This is the third straight victory for Portland after losing six games in a row.
Dwight Howard scored a season-high 39 points and added 15 rebounds in the loss. He was the only effective player for the Magic.