Suns spoil Diaw and Bell's return to Phoenix

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Steve Nash scored 22 points before leaving with an ankle injury and the Phoenix Suns beat the Charlotte Bobcats 112-102 Tuesday night, spoiling the return of Boris Diaw and Raja Bell to US Airways Center.

This was the first time Diaw and Bell had returned to Phoenix since being traded to Charlotte two months ago. They combined to almost upset the Suns.

Diaw finished with a season-high 27 points, along with nine rebounds and six assists. Bell scored 23 with three rebounds and three assists.