Found February 04, 2014 on Sports Injury Alert:
The Los Angeles Lakers have been battling injuries all season, which is a big reason they are 16-31, fourth place in the Pacific Division. Hit particularly hard has been the back court of Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar. Bryant and Nash have each missed 41 games, Blake has missed 26 games and Farmar has missed 25 games. After a report yesterday that Farmar will need a minimum of a week to return from his hamstring injury, the Lakers' official site reported that Farmar feels he can play tomorrow if the team allows him to do so.Bobby  via Wikimedia CommonsYesterday it appeared that Farmar would need at least another week.  As tweeted by Mike Trudell, sideline reporter for Lakers' broadcasts and beat reporter for,Consider Nash and Blake closer than Farmar, who will likely be out at minimum another week with the hamstring injury.— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) February 2, 2014Now it appears that Nash will play tomorrow and Blake and Farmar coul...

Lakers News: Steve Nash, Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar all expected to be available to play on Tuesday

So, the Lakers have gone from having zero healthy point guards to suddenly having four of them. According to a tweet from ESPN Los Angeles’ Dave McMenamin, Mike D’Antoni told reporters after today’s practice session that he expects Steve Nash, Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar to be available to make their long-awaited return versus the Timberwolves tomorrow night in Minnesota...

Steve Nash Sports A Massive Stache (Photo)

Steve Nash did us all a favor and bid adieu to the Castaway look from earlier today, but the point guard’s facial hair is about to make the rounds again, as he sports a massive Nash Stache prior to returning to the court Tuesday night. All in a day’s work. The post Steve Nash Sports A Massive Stache (Photo) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

Steve Nash returns to the Lakers, throws hat in ring for finest mustache in basketball

Tweet Soon to be 40-year-old Lakers guard Steve Nash makes his triumphant return to the L.A. lineup tonight against the Timberwolves. Hopefully the elder statesman Nash can provide a spark for the reeling Lakers, but if he can’t, at least he can revel in the fact that he now sports quite possibly the finest stache in the NBA… Mighty impressive bit...

How and Why Steve Nash Can Still be Effective

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports John Miceli Founder Steve Nash sat out almost the entire season so far, and people have consistently labeled Nash as an injury prone guy, that will cruise right into retirement after the Lakers use the stretch provision on him after this season.  Nash, in his return to the court tonight, did play some inspirational basketball. Now, did Nash prove...

Steve Nash rocking beautiful mustache for Lakers return

Steve Nash is returning to the lineup for the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday, and he’s bringing some super facial hair with him. Nash has missed the last 39 games because of a combination of injuries. He’s turning 40 in a few days, but he’s not too old to ball out. Or at least the Lakers […]

Nash, Meeks out for Lakers

Lakers guards Steve Nash and Jodie Meeks sat out Los Angeles' game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Nash plated for the first time since Nov. 10 on Tuesday night in a loss at Minnesota. After missing 34 games because of a nerve problem in his back, the two-time NBA MVP had seven points and nine assists in 25 minutes. He's expected to play Friday night...

Lakers-Cavaliers Preview

Having Steve Nash on the court for the first time in nearly three months wasn't enough to get the Los Angeles Lakers out of their funk. The injury-riddled Lakers and slumping Cavaliers bring identical records and similar lengthy losing streaks into their matchup in Cleveland on Wednesday night. Nash and fellow point guard Steve Blake were both back from long injury absences...

Caption the Photo: Steve Nash Has Aged 50 Years Since He Last Played

I thought being in LA helped you live longer and look younger? “They said the Lakers would be fun.” — Jordan Ramirez (@JRAM_91) February 4, 2014

Phoenix Suns win 5th straight in rout of Charlotte Bobcats

These Suns can’t be the reincarnation of “Fun-n-Gun.” That brand belonged to and goes to rest with Steve Nash, Shawn Marion, Amar’e Stoudemire and Mike D’Antoni. These Suns have been a sensation, with a similar style to the one that captivated Phoenix in 2004, but this is different. This team is more shocking, less experienced and far closer personally. Then, there it...

Love, T-Wolves hand Lakers 7th straight loss

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Love had 31 points and 17 rebounds for Minnesota, spoiling Steve Nash's return for languishing Los Angeles and leading the Timberwolves to a 109-99 victory Tuesday night that stuck the Lakers with their seventh straight defeat. Kevin Martin scored 14 of his season-high-tying 32 points in the opening 10 minutes to help the Timberwolves start strong, and the...

Game Report: Timberwolves (24-24) defeat Lakers (16-32) – 109-99

The Lakers lost for the seventh straight time and the 19th time in 22 games – but it wasn’t all good news for the purple and gold. Yes, the Lakers’ determined and unrelenting march toward securing a top draft pick in the highly-touted 2014 NBA draft continued unabated tonight in Minnesota, but two more Lakers went down with injuries – and you never want to see anyone get...

Love, Timberwolves hand Lakers 7th straight loss

Kevin Love had 31 points and 17 rebounds for Minnesota, spoiling Steve Nash's return for languishing Los Angeles and leading the Timberwolves to a 109-99 victory Tuesday night that stuck the Lakers with their seventh straight defeat. Kevin Martin scored 14 of his season-high-tying 32 points in the opening 10 minutes to help the Timberwolves start strong, and the NBA's highest...

Pau Gasol out two weeks; Kendall Marshall's fantasy value takes a hit with return of Steve Nash, Steve Blake

Pau Gasol is on the shelf for a couple of weeks (Photo: Los Angeles Lakers will be without Pau Gasol for at least the next two weeks due to a strained right groin, according to Inside the Lakers. This follows news that Gasol received a platelet-rich plasma therapy injection to speed up his recovery time. The two-week timeline puts Gasol back after the All-Star break...

Lakers (16-31) at Timberwolves (23-24) Game Preview – 2/4/14

After two-straight home games, the Lakers are back on the road in Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves. This will be the third meeting between the teams this season – the series is split at 1-1. The Lakers haven’t played since Friday – and you know what – you can’t lose if you’re not playing. Hopefully, February will have more to offer than January did – the Lakers...
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