Originally written December 20, 2012 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Steve Nash worked through his first full-contact practice with the Lakers since suffering a non-displaced leg fracture in the second game of the season. After Thursday morning’s practice, Nash said, “It felt pretty good.  It went well.  Maybe I felt a little bit better than I thought I’d feel, but we’ll see how it feels in the morning.  It’s obviously a big barometer.” Nash noted that the Christmas Day game Tuesday against the New York Knicks might be more “realistic,” but that a return on Saturday against the Golden State Warriors remains a possibility. “It depends on how well I respond today and tomorrow,” said Nash. “We don’t really need to rush it.  I don’t want to come back too soon…. I don’t want to miss another 10 games because I aggravated it.” via Los Angeles Times Nash on when he’ll return to game action: “I think Christmas is probably the most realistic.” Saturday at GSW just a possibility. — Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) December 20, 2012
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