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Steve Nash returned Saturday against Golden State, his first game since Oct. 31.
The Lakers point guard missed 24 games because of a small fracture in his lower left leg.
With Steve Blake also sidelined by injury, the Lakers have had to go with Chris Duhon and Darius Morris as their point guards.
Blake has started shooting after practices but is still out at least four more weeks as he rehabilitates after abdominal surgery.
The Lakers have struggled with their lack of point guard production, part of the reason for their 12-14 start.
Nash was injured when Portland point guard Damian Lillard ran into him as the two turned to go upcourt.
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OAKLAND The most important player on the Los Angeles Lakers' star-studded team sat wrapped in a black robe at his locker after the game, his body hurting, his words at times whispered, the exhaustion emanating from him in waves. He'd just returned from seven weeks off with a leg injury and somehow managed to play 41 dazzling minutes and use them to spin the Lakers into an...
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash took part in a full practice for the second straight day on Friday, and said there's an outside chance he could play on Saturday against Golden State, ESPNLosAngeles.com reported Friday. "There's a chance I play (Saturday)," Nash told ESPNLosAngeles.com. "But I think Christmas, for sure." He later said there is only...
The Los Angeles Lakers are finally playing with the team they expected when the preseason ended. Pau Gasol came back last week, and now Steve Nash has returned. The Lakers welcomed him back with a victory over the Golden State Warriors.Los Angeles beat Golden State 118-115 in OT in Steve Nash's first game back since breaking his leg. Nash suffered the injury in the second...
The Los Angeles Lakers got Pau Gasol back this week and they were hoping to get Steve Nash back as well. Nash's return is coming, but he may not be ready this week. The Lakers point guard has been participating in full-contact practices, but he may not be ready to go Saturday. Mark Medina of the Daily News said Nash will be iffy for today's game, but he will be ready to go...
Tweet The Los Angeles Lakers may soon get a respite from their struggles this season. ESPN LA reported in an article that, “Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash went through his first full-contact practice without any setbacks to his broken left leg on Thursday.” It’s possible that Nash will be available for the Lakers’ game [...]
Los Angeles Lakers beat Golden State Warriors in OT
The Lakers beat the Warriors in an overtime barn burner Saturday night in Oakland. This was the return game for Steve Nash, and after being sidelined for 24 games, and he was a breath of fresh air. It wasn’t a perfect game — the Lakers had to overcome a double digit second quarter deficit just stay in the game...
The Lakers defeated the Warriors 118-115 in overtime in Steve Nash's first game back after missing the previous 24 with a fractured left fibula.
Lakers guard Steve Nash practices for a second day, plans to return
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash looked like his old self as he made his return to the court for Saturday's NBA game against the Golden State Warriors.
It was Nash's first game back since being injured in the second game of the season. Nash scored 12 points and had 9 assists, including some nice alley-oop passes to teammates Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant.
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Steve Nash is back in the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup after seven weeks on the sideline, and he might see an old friend on the floor for the first time this season against the Knicks on Christmas Day. Forward Amare Stoudemire returned to practice last week. Coach Mike Woodson wasn't ready to declare Stoudemire ready to start, but the All-Star might be able to come back from...
The 2012 Los Angeles Lakers are clearly the biggest disappointment so far in the NBA. They should be getting some help with point guard Steve Nash returning from injury. Nash has only played 2 games with the Lakers and that was with ex-coach Mike Brown.
Nash is expected to play on Christmas day according to Mark Medina of the Daily News.
There’s probably a low chance tomorrow...
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash started Saturday night in the Lakers' 118-115 overtime victory over the Golden State Warriors after missing 24 games because of a small fracture in his lower left leg.
Nash played 41 minutes and shot 5 of 8 for 12 points with nine assists. The two-time MVP was injured Oct. 31 against Portland.
Coach Mike D'Antoni told the media before...
Photo Credit: The Associated PressIt didn’t look good for the Lakers halfway through Saturday’s game in Golden State. It looked even worse after three quarters, as the Warriors turned their 8-point halftime lead to 13 going into the fourth quarter. But when the final buzzer sounded at the end of overtime, the Lakers were the ones that walked off the court celebrating their 118...