Jalen Suggs returns, Magic end losing streak with win over Hornets

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Orlando Sentinel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The last several weeks couldn’t have tested Jalen Suggs’ patience more. After fracturing his thumb against the Philadelphia 76ers on Nov. 29, the Orlando Magic rookie guard was sidelined and had to watch games from the bench for six weeks. The last couple of weeks were especially difficult for Suggs, who hadn’t sustained a significant injury since the seventh grade. Suggs, the No. 5 pick in last year’s draft, said he asked the team if he could play “every other day” for the previous two weeks. But the Magic wanted to make sure the fractured bone fully healed to ensure there w…

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