It's been rocky start to the 2012-13 NBA season for the Los Angeles Lakers. The team has gone 1-3 to kickoff the season and have looked out of sorts early in the season. And though Dwight Howard finally exploded for 28 points and seven rebounds in LA's first win over Detroit, the team still have to develop chemistry on the court and losing former NBA MVP Steve Nash won't help matters.
Nash suffered a a fracture of his fibula in his left leg during the Lakers contest with the Blazers when he collided with rookie Damien Lillard. After an MRI, it was decided Nash should sit out a minimum a week to heal.
Here is what coach Mike Brown had to say about the situation.
“We got capable guys that can step up and fill his spot and that’s what we’re going to have to get. Obviously Darrius(Morris) is going to get some minutes so it’s going to help his growth and (Steve) Blake is going to get a chance to play with the starting group, so we’ll be able to see what he’s going to be able to...