Found April 12, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
Steve Nash will miss a sixth consecutive game because of hip and hamstring soreness, Lakers coach Mike DAntoni said Friday morning after the teams shoot-around. Hes getting closer, obviously, DAntoni said. Theres not many games left. Hopefully for Sunday, but we dont know yet. The Lakers have two games remaining after Friday night's meeting with Golden State at Staples Center. LA plays San Antonio on Sunday and Houston on Wednesday, also at home. The Lakers (42-37) hold a one-game lead over Utah (41-38) in the race for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Jazz will play Minnesota twice and Memphis once before the end of the regular season. DAntoni said Kobe Bryant was holding up well after playing all 48 minutes and scoring 47 points Wednesday during the Lakers 113-106 victory over Portland. He said hes fine, DAntoni said. He feels good and ready to go. -- Ben Bolch
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