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Grant Hill's Injury a Crushing Blow to Suns

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If the Suns aren’t finished now, upon news that Grant Hill may miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his right knee, they may be finished if they don’t sweep their next two games against the injury-depleted Hornets and the Kings.

Phoenix is 25-26, two games behind the Rockets and Jazz in the race for the final playoff spot, and it has the league’s fourth-toughest remaining schedule. Once those two cupcakes are out of the way, all but one of Phoenix’s last 13 games (a home contest against the Trail Blazers) will come against a Western Conference team either competing for a playoff spot or assured of one.

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