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That puts us in late January. And this is crucial for the Lakers and Steve Nash’s legs.
See, Blake can space the floor and give Nash some much needed minutes of rest. Cause if the Lakers have any intentions of making a run in the playoffs, they’re gonna need Nash’s legs fresh.
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“I think it’s more important that [Nash] plays, but we will watch it, and hopefully as [Steve] Blake comes back and we get a little bit more comfortable where we are, then I can cut him down a little bit more.
Blake will be back in two to three weeks after having undergone abdominal surgery this month, D’Antoni said.
via Los Angeles Times
Steve Nash has been back two games and everyone, including the Lakers, can see the difference the seasoned point guard has been for the Purple and Gold. In the game against the Golden State Warriors, he was able to get his teammates involved and still make some crucial shots. Against the New York Knickerbockers on Christmas Day, he really showed basketball fans he is still a...
The ability of Steve Nash to help run the offense may extend Kobe Bryant's career.
Victor Decolongon/Getty ImagesWhat a Merry Christmas it was at the Staples Center as the Lakers extended their winning streak to 5 games and defeat the New York Knicks. This was the second game back for Steve Nash and experts who predicted he would not make much of a difference were dead wrong. Nash has made this Lakers team gel perfectly on the offensive end as Dwight Howard is...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis on Thursday, according to the Lakers. Lakers annouce that an MRI performed on @paugasol's right foot revealed plantar fasciitis. However, he's probable for Friday's game. — Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) December 28, 2012 Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of...
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Curtains up
It was only Steve Nash's second game back for the Lakers, his second game in that familiar Los Angeles uniform (well, Tuesday it was not the familiar uniform, but you get the phrase). He was never going to be a cure-all. Nash wasn ot going to come in to the Lakers...
The impact made by the return of Steve Nash has been clear in the Lakers' play.
The 2012/13 NBA season looked like it was going to be all about power packed backcourt duos. The offseason saw numerous high profile guard combos hook up - the Lakers with Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant; Houston's Jeremy Lin and James Harden; Brooklyn teamed up Joe Johnson with Deron Williams. But which NBA backcourt starting pair have produced the most wins for their team thus...
It’s that time again, join me and the Fantasy Nomad, Michael Pichan tonight at 9:30 pm EST on our weekly fantasy basketball show Rotoinfo.com Basketball Breakdown. Some topics to be discussed tonight:
1. Return of Steve Nash
2. Raymond Felton injury, who benefits?
3. Dorell Wright
4. Hakim Warrick
5. Toronto front court and the return of Kyle Lowry
6. Eric Gordon’s return, who...
Photo Credit: Getty ImagesLos Angeles Lakers starting power forward Pau Gasol was recently diagnosed with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. The injury comes at a time where the team was beginning to mesh well with one another with Gasol’s return as well as star point guard Steve Nash. Plantar Fasciitis, as Eric Pincus of the LA Times reports is, is an inflammation of a tendon...