Suns coach Alvin Gentry said he wanted to give his veterans the night off to rest bumps and bruises as the team plays its second of three straight nights.
Nash leads the team with 10.5 assists per game and is second in scoring with a 14.3 average. Hill is averaging 9.0 points and 3.4 rebounds.
Nene, who has missed five games with a strained left heel, will sit with a left calf strain. He is averaging 13.4 points and a team-best 7.8 rebounds.