Found November 13, 2013 on Bloguin Best:
Not many people gave Steve Nash a fighting chance to make it in the NBA after the kid from Canada came out of Santa Clara in 1996. This was around the time the Phoenix Suns made Nash their 15th overall pick, before he became one of the most must-watch players in the game, before he won two NBA MVP titiles, was an 8-time all-star with stops in Dallas and now Los Angeles and even before all of the finger licking dime dropping and fall back jump shots. But now comes the news out of LA that we may be watching the end of the Nash era before our eyes because of his gimpy back, as Nash is sidelined for the next two weeks. Sad but true.  Eric Pincus with the Los Angeles Times wonders out loud about the next steps for Nash and the Lakers: “If he can't make it back, he may have already played in the final NBA game of his illustrious career, just weeks into his 18th season,” writes Pincus. “Should the Lakers' back specialist, Dr. Robert Watkins, determine that any additional ...

News: Kupchak says Lakers won’t look to add point guard despite Nash’s absence

Rumors began to circulate when Steve Nash was sidelined with a back injury last Sunday, with some reports claiming that the Lakers would soon be looking to acquire another point guard. However, according to Mark Medina of Inside SoCal, Mitch Kupchak says that the team isn’t actively searching for a replacement guard: The Lakers have penciled him out for at least two weeks, though...

Nash out at least two weeks with nerve root irritation in back; will receive epidural block on Tuesday

After meeting with back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins, the Lakers announced today that Steve Nash will be out for at least two weeks after being diagnosed with “nerve root irritation” in his back. According to the Lakers, Nash will receive an epidural block tomorrow: Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash was examined today by back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins, who diagnosed Nash...

Los Angeles Lakers: Steve Nash out at least two weeks with back injury

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will miss at least the next two weeks thanks to nerve root irritation in his back and hamstring. Nash saw a specialist on Monday and it was determined his back problems stem from nerve issues and not from any new impingement in his back. The Lakers have said they believe the nerve damage is a result of his broken leg from 2012. Nash saw Dr...

Steve Nash Out for two weeks

Here we go again. With the injuries. The injuries do not stop for this team. The Lakers last season were decimated by injuries to multiple players. Nash alone missed 32 games total last season to Non-displaced fracture, on his left leg and strained right hamstring.  According to Matt Moore of said Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash was examined today by back specialist...

Steve is sNashing his owner’s hopes and dreams!

Just last week Steve Nash admitted that he suffered nerve damage after breaking his leg last year. That’s all fine and dandy but don’t you think it would have been helpful if he had mentioned it before the season started!? Oh, yeah, by the way, I can’t feel my legs, sorry I didn’t mention it before you drafted me in late October. Psyche! Anyway, it looks like it’s going...

Steve Nash Might be Forced into Medical Retirement

It’s time, Steve Nash. He can barely make it through games anymore, hate to see the former 2-time MVP look like this. Retirement isn’t presently on the table but what if Nash’s two weeks extends to two, three and four months?  Should the Lakers’ back specialist, Dr. Robert Watkins, determine that any additional effort by […]

VIDEO: Steve Nash unveils the Lakers’ sleeved Christmas jerseys in cool commercial

via The jerseys are horrible, but the commercial is cool. The six teams who will play on Christmas Day were represented by stars from their respective franchises. Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), James Harden (Houston Rockets), LeBron James (Miami Heat) and Steve Nash (Los Angeles Lakers, obviously...

Superstars abound in NBA's 'Jingle Hoops' Christmas commercial

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Derrick Rose, James Harden and Steve Nash sink shots to the tune of “Jingle Bells” and LeBron James provides the exclamation point with a jam in this new “Jingle Hoops” commercial for the NBA on Christmas Day. The post NBA Christmas ‘Jingle Hoops’ Commercial (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

Clayton Custer Headed to Ames

Clayton Custer on Steve Nash, his favorite gym drill and the text message that distracted him from his photography class

Report: Lakers, Clippers would consider Lamar Odom if problem free

The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers would consider signing free-agent forward Lamar Odom if he can prove that his personal and legal issues are behind him, according to Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein of Odom recently began training again with the hopes of joining a team during the second half of the season. Sources told that the Clippers and Lakers...

Three Point Play: Grizzlies at L.A. Lakers, 11/15/2013

The Grizzlies start a four-game California road trip tonight, kicking off against the Lakers. With Kobe still healing from his Achilles tear, and Steve Nash out with nerve pain, the Lakers have actually been playing better than expected, they can and will beat you, particularly with their bench putting up nearly 50 points a night. Meanwhile, the Grizzlies are 0-3 behind sloppy, uninspired...

College basketball really starts tonight

Games that count against the record for the 2013-2014 college basketball season may have started last week, but the season really tips-off tonight in Chicago when four of the premier basketball programs in the country take center stage in the Champions classic. The late game features not only 5. Kansas vs 4. Duke, but Jabari Parker vs Andrew Wiggins. Long before Wiggins reclassified...

Steve Nash, Larry Sanders out for weeks, and Derrick Rose suffers a hamstring injury on Day 14

Steve Nash is out at least two weeks ( The bad seasons of Steve Nash and Larry Sanders got worse on Monday. Nash-ty is going to miss at least two weeks due to back pain; he was diagnosed with nerve root irritation. And yes, take heed on the at least. That's the minimum amount of time Nash might miss. So go ahead and set Nash free -- and pickup the other Steve...

Coach: Lakers looking for identity

Nearly six weeks after officially opening training camp and two months since the Los Angeles Lakers began voluntary team workouts, coach Mike D'Antoni says the team is still trying to figure itself out. "We got to find our identity," D'Antoni said after practice Monday, a day after giving up 47 first-quarter points to the Minnesota Timberwolves en route to a 113...

The NBA’s new ‘Jingle Hoops’ Christmas promo is fantastic

The NBA put together an awesome new Christmas Day promo commercial featuring the likes of Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Derek Rose, Steve Nash and LeBron James. All 10 teams that are playing 12/25 will wear long sleeve jerseys that will look something like these from the Clippers, Bulls, Rockets and Knicks:
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.