Jason Richardson and Steve Nash lead Suns over 76ers

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Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash (13) works around Philadelphia 76ers' Samuel Dalembert (1) and Jrue Holiday (11) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) By Matt York Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash (13) works around Philadelphia 76ers' Samuel Dalembert (1) and Jrue Holiday (11) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) By Matt York

PHOENIX (AP) -- Jason Richardson scored 24 points and Steve Nash had 20 points and 13 assists in his return to the lineup as the Phoenix Suns beat the Philadelphia 76ers 106-95 on Wednesday night for their fourth win in a row.

Nash did not play on Tuesday night at Oklahoma City, staying home to rest an abdominal strain and an aching back.

The Suns (36-23) have won 10 of 12 and are 13 games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2007-08 season. They are 5-1 since the All-Star break.

They also are 18-2 when Richardson scores at least 20 points, which he has done in three consecutive games.

Amare Stoudemire added 22 points for the Suns and Channing Frye had 14.

Robin Lopez scored 10 points and had 10 rebounds for Phoenix.