The new-look Los Angeles Lakers may be without Steve Nash when they try to avoid their worst start in 34 years.
Nash is listed as doubtful for the Lakers, who have dropped their first two games heading into Friday night's matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Lakers haven't started 0-3 since 1978, the season before they drafted Magic Johnson with the No. 1 overall pick.
They could be without Nash, who suffered a lower leg contusion in Wednesday's 116-106 loss at Portland.
"We'll see how it goes, see how it calms down some more, but I couldn't tell from this point," Nash told the Lakers' official website. "Maybe I'm too optimistic to say 'doubtful,' but it's definitely tough."
Steve Blake will likely start at point guard if Nash doesn't play.
If there's a positive sign for the Lakers, it's Dwight Howard's dominance Wednesday with 33 points and 14 rebounds. Howard fouled out with 19 points and 10 boards and missed 11 of 14 foul shots in Tuesday's 99-91 home loss to Dalla...