Nash is having another MVP-type year, averaging 19.6 ppg, 11.3 asts; F Shawn Marion 19.4 ppg, 9.5 rebs; F/C Amare Stoudemire 17.6 ppg, 9.1 rebs; G Leandro Barbosa 16.5 ppg; G Raja Bell 14.8 ppg; and F Boris Diaw 9.9 ppg. PHO averages a league-leading 110.8 ppg on 49.4% shooting while allowing 102.4 ppg. ORL averages 93.8 ppg, while allowing 91.8 ppg, good for third best in the league.
PHO beat the Magic 103-89 last month in ORL, a game where Nash had 18 pts, 15 asts; and DHoward scored just 4 pts with 3 rebs. The Suns are whopping 10 1/2 pt favorites over the Magic (www.pinnaclesports.com).