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Steve Nash is sitting out the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Clippers on Friday night with a bruised left leg.
Lakers coached Mike Brown announced the decision before tipoff.
Nash was hurt in the first half of the Lakers' loss at Portland on Wednesday night after colliding with rookie Damian Lillard. Nash attempted to play in the second half, but couldn't move properly.
Just three games into his three-year contract with the Lakers, the two-time MVP is already sitting out. Brown doesn't know whether Nash will play in Sunday's home game against Detroit.
Veteran Steve Blake is expected to start in Nash's place.
Nash missed practice Thursday and didn't attend his MLS team's playoff game while resting the injury. He is a part-owner of the Vancouver Whitecaps.
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The Lakers have listed point guard Steve Nash as doubtful for their game against the Clippers on Friday night because of a lower-leg contusion.
"I hope so. We'll see if it calms down some more," said Nash about playing in the game, after he missed practice Thursday. "I'm a little too optimistic to say doubtful. It's definitely touch and go."
Steve Nash has a small fracture in his left leg and will be out of the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup for at least another week.
The Lakers announced the results of the point guard's MRI exam Saturday.
Nash got hurt in a collision with Portland rookie Damian Lillard on Wednesday night. He missed the Lakers' 105-95 loss to the Clippers on Friday night, dropping the Lakers...
In just his second game with the Los Angeles Lakers, veteran guard Steve Nash injured his left knee against the Portland Trail Blazers.
Nash appeared to bump knees with Blazers rookie guard Damian Lillard late in the first half Wednesday night and limped off the court. He was helped to the locker room.
The Lakers initially reported the injury was not serious and Nash was able to...
The Lakers are 0-3 and the problems are starting to mount as Steve Nash will be out at least a week with a leg fracture at the top of his fibula.
The Lakers were already fighting a battle of trying to install a new offense with new personell, this injury definitely doesn’t help that cause.
We’ll see how long Nash is out, he’s up there in age, and when you get older, injuries...
The Los Angeles Lakers, now 0-3 to start the season could ill-afford an injury to one of their marquee players. Lakers' guard Steve Nash will be out with a small non-displaced fracture in the fibula in his left leg. The team announced that he will be out for a week before being re-examined for further details. Ben Golliver of SI.com talks about Nash's injury.Nash suffered...
LOS ANGELES -- Days after starting his first regular season with the Los Angeles Lakers, Steve Nash will miss at least a week because of has a small fracture he sustained in his left leg. The injury to his tibula, announced by the Lakers on Saturday, was revealed in a MRI exam. Nash did not play Friday after he bumped knees with Portland Trail Blazers rookie Damian Lillard in...
Steve Nash has a bruised leg, the Lakers are 0-2 after losing last night to Portland and the projected 82-0 perfect season is just a memory. You know what this means? Black guys on Twitter officially lost their minds last night as Nash was getting smoked by the Trailblazers PG Damian Lillard.
To be fair, Nash only played 16 minutes, but Lillard’s 23 overshadowed Nash’s pitiful...
Steve Nash (Out)
Nash’s injury has been diagnosed as a “small non-displaced fracture in the head of his fibula,” and he will miss a minimum of one week.
We do not come to bury the Lakers. We do not quite come to praise them, either.
Now that everyone knows the Lakers are not going to go 82-0,
the most popular NBA parlor game has become dismissing their championship hopes
entirely. To be sure, their start has been awful, both on paper and on the court. Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard entered the season with
injuries concerns and...
The Lakers dropped their season opener at home against the Mavericks on Tuesday, and then proceeded to lose last night’s road game against the Trail Blazers. They are now 0-2 after going 0-8 in the preseason.
In opening night’s game against the Mavs, Dwight Howard only hit three free throws out of his 14 free throw attempts, and Steve Nash only managed four assists and seven...
Nov 2, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) reacts during the game against the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center. The Clippers defeated the Lakers 105-95. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE
On Friday night, the Lakers without point guard Steve Nash suffered a 105-95 loss at the hands of their fellow Staples Center cotenants...