An Amway Center crowd of 15,839 cheered wildly when Oladipo spun to the hoop for the basket that gave the Magic a five-point lead with less than 6 minutes to play. And when Oladipo buried a 3-pointer some three minutes later it locked up the victory for Orlando and capped his 18-point, five-assist, five-steal night in a career-most 42 minutes.

``I feel like that (spin) move is so quick that it really comes out of nowhere,’’ Oladipo said. ``But you’ve got to pick your times on when to use it and when not to because it doesn’t always work. It’s just a read, really.’’

Playing its fourth game in five nights, Orlando (6-9) won consecutive games for the first time since Nov. 6 when it had a season-best three-game winning spree. The Magic shot 52.4 percent from the floor and pounded Philadelphia (6-10) inside to the tune of 52-36 on points in the paint. Also, Orlando defeated Philadelphia for the 17th time in the past 20 meetings.

``We needed (contributions) all over the place whether it was E’Twaun (Moore) stepping in or Ronnie (Price) getting a big steal for us,’’ Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said. ``We just had a lot of guys getting into the game, being ready to play and playing unselfishly on both ends of the floor.’’



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