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NBA Finals Preview: Should the Magic Play Jameer Nelson?

Published by on June 3, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

On the eve of the 2009 NBA Finals, Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson is working his way back into the lineup for the first time since tearing the labrum in his right shoulder in February.

This has sparked a great debate—whether he would be doing more harm than good by returning to the Magic for the NBA Finals.

Nelson, a fifth year player out of St. Joseph’s, was finally hitting his stride this season and playing at an all-star level before he was injured. During the regular season, the Magic were 36-11 with Nelson in the lineup and only 23-12 without him.

Conventional wisdom might be against playing Nelson given the fact that the Magic have made the NBA Finals for the first time since 1995....

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