How Nash’s Groin and Rashard Lewis Can Propel The Magic to a Win Over The Suns

November 18th, 2010 by Thomas Jarrell Leave a reply »
Tonight, the Orlando Magic are set to host the Phoenix Suns at the Amway Center. Wednesday night, the Suns started off their first game of a four game road trip against the Miami Heat, who handily defeated them by a score of 123-96. Therefore, the 6-5 Suns will be looking to redeem themselves tonight against the other Floridian powerhouse in the Southeastern Division with a victory.

In recent history, the Suns have tasted a fair amount of success against the Orlando Magic, winning eight of their last twelve meetings with them. However, the Suns have not won a game in Orlando since the 2007-2008 season, including last season where Magic beat down the Suns by a final score of 122-100. 

Aside from their recent misfortunes in Orlando, the Suns may at a further disadvantage this evening, as Steve's Nash's status is questionable for tonight's match-up. Nash was hindered in the Suns' last showing against the Heat due to an injured groin. His injury limited him to only 17 points and a season-low two assists. Nash himself admitted that he "took a little risk," in playing against the Heat on Wednesday night and his willingness to risk further injury by tonight pl ...

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