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Tobias Harris again experiencing ankle pain

The Magic forward has indicated that he won't play until he's confident that he can go at full speed.

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Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris is experiencing ankle pain once again and has vowed not to play until he feels fully healthy.

Via John Denton of

"If I'm not able to go out there and play to the best of my ability, I can't go out there like that," said Harris.

Harris missed five weeks with a high ankle sprain before returning to action on Sunday against the Phoenix Suns, posting a line of six points and one rebound in 16 minutes off the bench. The fact that he suffered the setback as the Magic were easing him back into the rotation is cause for concern.

On Tuesday night against the Atlanta Hawks, he sat out in hopes that it would feel better:

"I hope that it's nothing to the extreme & just a precaution to sit out. I want to play but let's see how it feels (on Wed)."

The Magic will host the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at the Amway Center. If Harris can't go once again, Orlando will likely start Jameer Nelson, Victor Oladipo, Arron Afflalo, Glen Davis and Nikola Vucevic.

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