Vince Carter scores 48 points to rally Magic past Hornets, 123-117

at Orlando 123, New Orleans 117: Vince Carter had a season-high 48 points, 34 in the second half, when the Magic rallied from a 17-point deficit. Orlando has won nine of 11; the Hornets have lost four of five.

Dallas 127, at Golden State 117: Jason Terry scored 36 points, Josh Howard had 25 and Drew Gooden added 24 for the Mavericks.

at Lakers 101, San Antonio 89

-- associated press