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ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-102 Friday night when forward Tobias Harris scored on a breakaway dunk as time expired.

NBA leading scorer Kevin Durant had 29 points, 12 assists and five rebounds, but he missed his final shot that led to the winning basket by Harris.

The Magic (15-37) won their fourth consecutive home game. Harris led a balanced attack with 18 points. Guard Arron Afflalo had 16 points and forward Glen Davis had 14.

The Thunder (40-12) lost for just the second time in their last 14 games. They lead the NBA in victories this season.

Forward Serge Ibaka had 26 points and five blocked shots for the Thunder. Guard Reggie Jackson had 12 points.

Guard Thabo Sefolosha hit a 3-pointer to give the Thunder a 102-99 lead with 1:56 remaining. The Magic pulled to within one when Afflalo hit two of three free throws after he was fouled shooting behind the 3-point line with :55 remaining. Durant missed two shots in the final minute, allowing the Magic to come from behind to win.

The Magic led 97-93 before Thunder guard Reggie Jackson hit back-to-back baskets to tie the game.

The Magic, who trailed almost from the start, scored the first eight points of the fourth quarter to tie at 88. They took their first lead, 91-90, on a pair of free throws from Harris with 7:59 remaining.

The Magic cut a 14-point halftime deficit to six points in the third quarter when Davis scored 10 of his points, and point guard Jameer Nelson hit back-to-back 3-pointers.

Afflalo and point guard Derek Fisher received a double technical foul late in the third for exchanging shoves after a whistle had stopped play. Thunder center Kendrick Perkins received his sixth technical foul of the season earlier in the period after disputing an official's call.

The Thunder led 65-51 at halftime. Durant had 17 points at intermission, including 15 in the first quarter. The Thunder were smoking early, hitting 14 of 20 shots in the first quarter.

The Thunder made eight of 12 shots from 3-point range in the first half and led by as many as 17 points early in the second quarter. They dominated the first half by shooting 59.5 percent from the field and outrebounding the Magic 18-12.

NOTES: Thunder coach Scott Brooks said there is nothing eminent about the return of All-Star G Russell Westbrook, even though he was moving well during a morning workout with his teammates. Westbrook (right knee surgery) has missed the past 24 games. "He won't be on the court until he's ready," Brooks said before the game. In the earlier meeting against the Magic, Westbrook had 20 points, 12 rebounds and six assists. ... Even without Westbrook, the Thunder came into Friday night on pace to win 64 games this season. If they do, it will mark the sixth consecutive season that Oklahoma City has finished with a better winning percentage than the season before. The Thunder were 39-14 at the All-Star break last season. ... In the previous 10 games, Durant averaged 33 points and made 58.1 percent of his shots from the field. "He's been on another planet of late," Magic guard Victor Oladipo said before the game. ... Magic G Arron Afflalo was disappointed about not being selected for the All-Star Game but happily accepted a spot in the 3-point shootout during All-Star Weekend. He was shooting 42.7 percent from behind the line. ... Magic G Jameer Nelson is hearing rumors about a possible trade before the deadline later this month. "My job is to just play, whether it's here or somewhere else," he said. ... Watching from courtside on Friday night were supermodel Kate Upton and former Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers.
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