Originally posted on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 11/11/13

Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash will be sidelined at least two weeks with back pain. “Nash was examined today by back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins, who diagnosed Nash as having nerve root irritation,” the Lakers said in a statement. “Treatment will include an epidural block, which Nash is expected to receive tomorrow, and Nash is expected to be out of action for a minimum of two weeks. He will be re-evaluated in approximately ten days, and an update will be given at that time.” Nash was pulled from Sunday’s  113-90 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves with 1:42 remaining in the second quarter and did not return. The 39-year-old Nash is averaging 6.7 points and 4.8 assists this season while shooting 26.1 percent from the field. He played in just six of 

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