Suns guard injured in second quarter

INDIANAPOLIS -- Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash left
Friday night's game against the Indiana Pacers with a bruised left
thigh and did not return.

Nash left the game -- a 101-83 loss for the Suns -- early in the second quarter after playing
just 11 minutes. He scored 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting.

Nash, who also had his nose bloodied in the first quarter, has
been instrumental in the Suns' NBA-best 31-6 start. He leads the
league in assists with 11.1 per game and also averages 15.4 points
on 51 percent shooting.

Nash was listed as questionable for Saturday's game at