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                === Suns open Sunshine State tour in Orlando ===
 
 (SportsNetwork.com) - The Phoenix Suns were able to get back in the win column
 their  last time out  and will begin a tour through Florida with Sunday's test
 with the Orlando Magic at Amway Center.
 
 The  Suns will visit the Miami Heat on Monday and opened their three-game road
 trip  with Friday's  98-91 win at Charlotte.  Channing Frye led the way with a
 season-high  20 points,  P.J. Tucker netted 17 and both Gerald Green and Goran
 Dragic  scored 14 points,  helping the Suns halt a four-game slide after a 5-2
 start.
 
 Phoenix was able to fend off the Bobcats to stop a three-game road skid.
 
 "I'll  take a  win but that was  pretty sketchy at the end," said Frye. "We're
 young  and still trying to figure it out, but winning is winning and I'll take
 that any day of the week."
 
 Green  filled  in once again  for guard Eric  Bledsoe, who is out indefinitely
 with  a bruised shin, and is posting an average of 17.1 points in seven starts
 this  season. Green has scored 10 or more points in three straight and nine of
 10 contests.
 
 Orlando  has lost three  in a row and was swept in a home-and-home series with
 the  two-time defending  champion Heat.  In  Saturday's 101-99  loss in  south
 Florida, LeBron James knocked down the go-ahead jumper with 15.1 seconds to go
 and the Magic fell to 1-6 in the last seven games.
 
 Arron  Afflalo and  Victor Oladipo both missed shots in the waning seconds for
 Orlando,  which  finished 46.6 percent shooting  for the game and welcomed the
 return  of  power forward  Glen  Davis.  Davis  made  his season  debut  while
 recovering from a foot injury and scored a team-high 20 points off the bench.
 
 Davis was excited to get back to work.
 
 "I  wouldn't want to come back against no other team; this was a great game to
 come  back  and play," said Davis,  who hadn't played since breaking the fifth
 metatarsal  in his  left foot on Jan.  30 and needed two procedures. "I'm just
 happy  to be  back, whether  we played  the  NBA champs  or if  we played  the
 Pelicans  or  something. I'm just happy  to play basketball and show the world
 that I can contribute to a team. I'm just happy that I'm back."
 
 Afflalo  and Oladipo  scored 18 and 17 points, respectively, and E'Twaun Moore
 chipped  in  14 as a reserve  in a losing  cause. Miami has won seven straight
 against the Magic.
 
 Orlando  won  both meetings with  Phoenix last season  and is unbeaten in five
 straight  and seven  of the last eight matchups between the teams. Phoenix has
 lost five straight at Orlando and will host the Magic on March 19, 2014.
 
 11/24 10:42:31 ET

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