Originally posted on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 10/2/12

Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake was walking barefoot in a Manhattan Beach parking lot when somebody called his name, he turned his head and at that moment he stepped on a spike strip, puncturing his left foot.

"When you step on something like that, it's pretty painful," Blake said via the LA Times. "All the blood made me realize something was wrong. It's unfortunate. You move past it and go from there."

Blake has been cleared by doctors for spot shooting drills and is able to walk just fine, but  "cutting, anything that causes friction will open the wound up."  Limiting Blake for at least three weeks.  

"The pain is not too bad right now," Blake said. "It's still a little sensitive on my heel. But I'm healing well and healing fast. I'm on track to get back."

Chris Duhon and Darius Morris will get the chance to fill in for Blake at the shooting guard position while he is out.  

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