Found December 26, 2012 on 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
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 presence at that one spot. According to the LA Times, Kobe Bryant said, You’re talking about one of the greatest point guards ever.  So he’s able to line us up and get us into things that he believes will be most effective for us down the stretch. With Steve Nash’s ability to dish the rock and shoot from anywhere on the floor, the defense seems hesitant.  From an overall point of view, Nash is the one conducting this Lakers train.  Purple and Gold fans can only hope this trend continues so they can make a nice push for the NBA Playoffs.
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