MACAU (AP) --Dwight Howard scored 17 points to help the Orlando Magic beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 100-84 on Saturday and sweep a two-game preseason series between the NBA teams in China.

Howard and Cavaliers star LeBron James both sat out the fourth quarter. James and Larry Hughes led Cleveland with 14 points.

The Magic beat the Cavaliers 90-86 on Wednesday in Shanghai. On Thursday, Orlando defeated a team of Chinese All-Stars 116-92 in Macau at the new arena at the Venetian Macau Resort Hotel. Macau is a Chinese casino city known as Asia's Las Vegas.

The Cavaliers dominated the first quarter as James and Hughes each scored eight points to give Cleveland a 23-30 lead. Howard also had eight points, but he struggled at the foul line, making only 2 of 5 attempts.

Orlando charged back in the second quarter and tied the game at 43-43 after Howard was fouled on a fast-break layup and hit the free throw for a three-point play with 25 seconds left in the half. But in the final seconds, the Cavaliers took the lead again at 45-43 after James made two free throws.

The Magic opened the third quarter with an alley-oop by Howard, and Orlando moved ahead for the first time when forward Hedo Turkoglu sank a three-pointer for a 49-47 lead. Turkoglu hit another three-pointer, while forward Pat Garrity and guard J.J. Redick each added 3s and the Magic finished the period leading 71-69. The Cavaliers never regained the lead.

Garrity, guard Keith Bogans and Redick each scored 14 points for Orlando.


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