Kobe Bryant might play Friday, but another key issue is at point guard. Jordan Farmar's out a month; Steve Blake, Steve Nash are iffy. All the talk centers around Kobe Bryant's possible return to game action Friday.
Here’s ESPN Los Angeles on old, banged-up Steve Nash and his expected return to action for the Lakers: Sunday marked the 10th straight game that Steve Nash missed because of nerve root irritation in his back and hamstrings, but Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni said he expected to have him back when the team returns [...]
The Lakers won't have future Hall of Famers Kobe Bryant or Steve Nash back for tonight's game against the visiting Trail Blazers, but their returns might not be far off, coach Mike D'Antoni revealed before the game. Bryant, who underwent...Show More Summary
Hired guns: Steve Nash's wife has enlisted Ed Hochuli's law firm to represent her in a child custody dispute with the Lakers point guard. Read more...
Welcome to the future of Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers, where the whereabouts of Steve Nash and Pau Gasol are unknown. Extending the Black Mamba was issue No. 1 on Los Angeles' to-do list. Now that it's done, the Lakers must turn their attentions to the rest of roster. Put in this context, Kobe's extension was a great thing. Show More Summary
Replacing Steve Nash is a difficult task, but the Los Angeles Lakers appear content to do it internally. Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar have done a pretty nice job collectively, and there's hope that Nash will be able to return to action...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers attempted to fend off DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings Sunday night with Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash still on the mend in the all-California clash. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The point guard who has been sidelined nearly two weeks because of persistent back pain doesn't know when he will return but says he is not considering calling it a career before his contract expires. Steve Nash doesn't know when he'll come back, how he'll feel or whether he can be an effective player again.
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash has been absent with a back injury, and while rumors have surfaced of a possible early retirement, the former MVP has dismissed those rumors. Nash has only played in six games this season, and he hasn't played since November 10 due to a back injury, which has apparently been very painful. Show More Summary
The remainder of Steve Nash’s career may very well have an influence on Mike D’Antoni’s stint with the Los Angeles Lakers. The former Phoenix Suns head coach was selected as Mike Brown’s replacement early in the 2012-13 season, despite...Show More Summary
On Friday night, Steve Nash will be on the Lakers' bench. He'll look like Steve Nash. His hair will be maintained in that perfectly planned, sort-of messy way. He'll laugh with teammates, interact with the crowd in a fashion befitting of the stereotype that all Canadians are nice and take his seat adjacent the action. He'll be there. Show More Summary
Perhaps Peter Vecsey was just trolling everyone—the Los Angeles Lakers included—when he tweeted out this panic-inducing nugget about Steve Nash the other night: Now, Vecsey, a veteran of the New York sports media machine, didn't explicitly mention the "R" word. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash is considering a midseason retirement according to a tweet from longtime NBA beat writer Peter Vecsey. Nash, a two-time MVP with the Phoenix Suns, has struggled with chronic back issues and is averaging only 6.7 points and 4.8 assists through six games, a steep drop-off from his career […]
Steve Nash is in a lot of pain. So much pain that he's been forced to consider retiring from the NBA. According to Peter Vecsey, formerly of the New York Post, Nash is contemplating whether or not to call it a career: Nerve damage in his back has limited the point guard to just six games this season. Show More Summary
Thankfully, the Los Angeles Lakers have Steve Blake; otherwise, too much of their immediate fate would be tied to Steve Nash. Did I just write that? And if I did, was I also building a fort out of beer cans whilst I penned it? Yes to the first; no to the second. Show More Summary
It's sad to see, but Steve Nash's NBA career looks like it may be coming to an untimely end. Nash was an All-Star just two seasons ago, but he has battled debilitating injuries since joining the Los Angeles Lakers prior to the 2013 season. Medical...Show More Summary
As if three-pointers weren’t hard enough to make, a new NBA promo shows basketball players Derrick Rose, LeBron James, Steve Nash, James Harden and Stephen Curry nailing those shots to the tune of “Jingle Bells.” Since the YouTube video was uploaded on Nov. 14, it has proven to be a slam dunk, racking up more than 2 million views. LIST: 12 Random Things Shaq Has Endorsed
Lakers have struggled on the second night of consecutive games, and it doesn't figure to get better, especially with status of Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash up in the air. There's only one thing to say about the Lakers and back-to-back sets.
The NBA just released a 30-second ad for its Christmas day games, and it's pretty clever. In the commercial, Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, James Harden, and Steve Nash shoot jump shots on hoops rigged with bells. When theShow More Summary