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Steve Blake won't play for the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, and fellow guards Steve Nash and Jodie Meeks are doubtful.
The Lakers are running out of healthy guards, and they're increasingly out of ideas on how to stop the Spurs from ending their tumultuous season.
Blake has a strained right hamstring that will keep him out indefinitely, and coach Mike D'Antoni said Thursday that the backup point guard won't play in Game 3.
Nash got two epidural injections in his back and a cortisone injection in his right hip in an attempt to fight off his nagging pain.
D'Antoni says Nash is more likely to play than Meeks, who has a sprained left ankle.
Kobe Bryant is out for the season.
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After the disappointing performance in Game One, the Los Angeles Lakers were back at practice yesterday making adjustments for Game 2 tonight. Following practice, Steve Nash and Steve Blake took a few moments to chat with the media regarding tonight's contest against the San Antonio Spurs.
For Nash, a balance needs to be found in what his mind thinks his body can do...
Steve Blake is out indefinitely and Steve Nash and Jodie Meeks both are doubtful for Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday at Staples Center.
Steve Nash, Steve Blake and Jodie Meeks are all doubtful for Game 3 against the Spurs.
Steve Blake had an ultrasound Thursday that showed a moderately strained right hamstring. According to the Lakers, he is “out indefinitely.”
Steve Nash had two epidural injections in his back and a cortisone shot in right hip on Thursday.
Jodie Meeks will undergo an MRI Thursday afternoon...
The Lakers are hurting, literally, as critical Game 3 vs. the Spurs quickly approaches.
Steve Nash, who received two additional epidural injections in his back and a cortisone shot in his right hip Thursday, will be a game-time decision Friday night, Mike D'Antoni said.
This morning we'll prepare for tonight's game against the Spurs. We have to protect are home with...
Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant aren’t the only injured players on the Los Angeles Lakers. Guard Jodie Meeks missed practice on Monday and Tuesday due to a sprained ankle, but he told coach Mike D’Antoni that he will be ready and available for today’s Game 2 matchup against the San Antonio Spurs, according to Shahan Ahmed of NBS Los Angeles.Meeks has helped pick up the additional...
The Los Angeles Lakers knew they wouldn’t have guards Steve Blake or Kobe Bryant last night. It also turns out that they didn’t have Steve Nash or Jodie Meeks against the San Antonio Spurs, instead having to go with a backcourt featuring the likes of Andrew Goudelock and Darius Morris. Oh yeah, and Chris Duhon was available off the bench.As you would expect with this backcourt...
The matchup of the game for Game 2 will be between San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker and Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Blake.
Tony Parker ended Game 1 with 18 points, but it wasn't a vintage Parker-like performance. He looked a step slow and still may be bothered by the ankle injury he suffered weeks ago and Steve Blake took full advantage of that. Parker shot 8-21 from...
The Phoenix Suns have opted to change course a year after losing Steve Nash and finishing in last place in the Western Conference. The organization has been lost in the woods even in those last years with Nash playing point guard, but moving on and moving forward has been difficult.
The organization fired coach Alvin Gentry midway through the season after he went 13-28. Now they...
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The Lakers are old, hobbled and backed into an 0-2 corner.
L.A. is already struggling against the San Antonio Spurs without Kobe Bryant. Now they’ve lost Steve Blake and who knows how long Steve Nash is going to be able to play for.
They’re going to be forced to play with third-string guards against one of the best point guards in the league in Tony Parker. Things look...