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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Jameer Nelson had 12 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with a 92-83 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
Glen Davis added 17 points and 12 rebounds and Nikola Vucevic chipped in with 12 points and 14 rebounds. Arron Afflalo had 16 points.
Nelson came up with a big 3-pointer late for the Magic, and also had seven rebounds and six assists while outplaying fellow point guard Kemba Walker.
The Bobcats shot 37 percent from the field to see their two-game win streak come to an end.
Al Jefferson led Charlotte with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Walker, who had 31 points against Stephen Curry on Monday night, was held to 10 points on 4 of 18 shooting.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR took the final step toward setting its 2014 rules package with a critical test session Wednesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The test featured four simulated races with four different configurations on the Gen-6 Sprint Cup Series car. Drivers had to attend a mandatory debrief with NASCAR following each session to give feedback on the aerodynamic, engine and suspension combinations.
NASCAR had 30 cars participating in the test, and planned to choose the configuration most favorable among drivers to test with a tapered spacer designed to reduce engine horsepower.
The goal of the test is to improve the racing at 1.5-mile superspeedways, which has been a stated goal of NASCAR chairman Brian France. He was scheduled to attend the test Monday, but rain postponed it until Wednesday.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Antoine Mason scored 21 points, all but two coming in the second half, as Niagara beat Davidson 83-72 on Wednesday night.
Davidson (4-6) led 34-31 at halftime, in a back-and-forth affair that saw eight ties and 14 lead changes. Neither team led by more than five points in the first 20 minutes.
The second half was a different story as Niagara (3-8) opened on a 16-5 run, 12 coming from Tahjere McCall and Marvin Jordan, which gave the Eagles their largest lead of the game at 47-39.
A Joe Aase 3-pointer, three Davidson free throws and a Tom Droney basket pulled the Wildcats to within 56-53 with 7:28 remaining, but they couldn't get any closer.
McCall finished with 16 points and Jordan added 17.
The teams combined for 57 personal fouls, four players fouled out and 71 free throws were attempted.
Droney led Davidson with 17 points.