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Crawford's fadeaway jumper put Washington ahead 54-51 at the half and gave him 14 points in the second quarter.
Crawford hit another 3, and Shelvin Mack chipped in four points during a 12-0 run that gave Washington a 78-63 lead late in the third. A 3-pointer by Redick pulled the Magic to 80-72 to end the period, and Afflalo's jumper made it a three-point game early in the fourth.
But the Wizards were able to close out a game for a change. Nene, Crawford, Kevin Seraphin and Martell Webster all hit big shots down the stretch. By contrast, Orlando's Nelson, who couldn't miss early, was 1 for 9 over the final three quarters and finished with 16 points.
NOTES: Orlando G E'Twaun Moore sprained his left elbow in the first quarter and did not return. ... Magic F Hedo Turkoglu, out since breaking his left hand in the season opener, made the trip and took part in the morning shootaround but did not suit up for the game. "We'll see how his body responds," coach Jacque Vaughn said. "I'll kind of assess it in the next day or two." Turkoglu's next chance to return in Saturday's home game against the Toronto Raptors. ... The Wizards also have a back-to-back, playing the Chicago Bulls on the road Saturday.
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