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Magic vs. Suns: Jameer Nelson Will Not Play

According to John Denton of, Magic point guard Jameer Nelson will not play in Sunday's game against the Phoenix Suns.

Nelson has a strained right hamstring and groin and is officially listed as "day-to-day" by Magic officials.

E'Twaun Moore, who scored 13 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists Friday, will start in his place. Ish Smith will handle the backup duties. Smith was scoreless in five minutes Friday.

Undrafted rookie DeQuan Jones will get the start at small forward, filling in for Hedo Turkoglu.

Gustavo Ayon, who has been out with a thumb injury, is expected to play.


  • Nikola Vucevic
  • Glen Davis
  • DeQuan Jones
  • Arron Afflalo
  • E'Twaun Moore

For more on this game, check out SB Nation Arizona, Bright Side Of The Sun and Orlando Pinstriped Post.

Photographs by, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.