The Los Angeles Lakers finally have Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash at full health at the same time, but insiders say it may not be enough for a title push in the twilight years of Bryant’s career. After two season-ending injuries in theShow More Summary
New Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin is impressed with what he’s seen from veteran teammates Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash during scrimmages. 40-year old Nash and 36-year old Bryant […] The post Jeremy Lin Says Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are Healthy appeared first on SLAMonline.
LOS ANGELES — The Lakers' season is going to be a success only if Kobe Bryant delivers redemption. And only if a long list of other things happen, too. Atop that list may be the only other two Lakers who have been dominant in the league,...Show More Summary
In February, Grantland's Bill Simmons summarized the average Los Angeles Lakers fan's sentiments regarding Steve Nash. " He just turned 40," Simmons wrote. "His body keeps breaking down. The Lakers need his cap money—desperately—whether it happens through trade, medical retirement, buyout, stretch provision, whatever. Show More Summary
With the 2014-’15 NBA season just around the corner, optimistic reports are emerging about the Los Angeles Lakers’ aging backcourt. Steve Nash is said to be playing well in pickup […] The post Report: Steve Nash No Longer Suffering from Leg Nerve Damage appeared first on SLAMonline.
After leading them back into the Playoffs for the first time last season since the 2007–’08 season, the Toronto Raptors inked point guard Kyle Lowry to a four-year, $48 million […] The post Kyle Lowry Says the Raptors Wanted Him to Be Steve Nash’s Backup appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Los Angeles Lakers will have a literal changing of the guard this upcoming season as Kobe Bryant and the aging Steve Nash take a back seat and newcomer Jeremy Lin is set to take on a big role. The Lakers acquired Lin from the Houston...Show More Summary
Given that training camp has yet to begin for the Los Angeles Lakers, it may be a bit early to be predicting mistakes. But a decision to start the chronically injured Steve Nash over 26-year-old Jeremy Lin could be just that. Mark Medina...Show More Summary
Rings aren't everything. Just ask the 40-year-old Steve Nash. Championships have long been used to measure collective and individual NBA greatness. They represent, by definition, the ultimate form of distinction, and the impact theyShow More Summary
Steve Nash is still on the Los Angeles Lakers, and it's likely he remains in a purple-and-gold uniform throughout the 2014-15 campaign. In fact, he may even be a starter. Per the Los Angeles Daily News' Mark Medina, head coach ByronShow More Summary
When Labor Day weekend passed, Steve Nash was still a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Management chose not to use a provision that would have allowed it to waive the future Hall of Famer and amortize his $9.7 million salary. As Eric...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers aren't going to compete for a championship during the 2014-15 NBA season. They can, however, improve with a better defensive showing, a miraculous comeback by both Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash and a surprise campaign...Show More Summary
Here’s the Los Angeles Daily News blog with an update on the Lakers and old point guard Steve Nash: Despite a tumultuous two-year stretch in which he has taken more visits to the trainer’s room than the basketball court, Steve Nash will remain on the Lakers’ roster. The deadline for the Lakers to use the so-called [...]
The deadline for the Lakers to use the so-called stretch provision on veteran point guard Steve Nash came and went over the weekend. Nash will finish out the season and […] The post Los Angeles Lakers Choose to Keep Steve Nash appeared first on SLAMonline.
The deadline for the Lakers to use the "stretch" provision on Steve Nash passed over the weekend.
Steve Nash still matters to the Los Angeles Lakers. For the most part, this aging and fading 40-year-old star matters because of what he can't do. He has played in only 65 games since 2012-13, including just 15 last season. The NashShow More Summary
Steve Nash’s basketball world was just fine until he joined the Los Angeles Lakers. Sure, he was getting older and wasn ’t the player he had once been, but he still averaged a double-double during his last season with the Phoenix Suns. But...Show More Summary
Back in 2012 when Jeremy Lin was blazing his path to notoriety, another point guard—arguably our generation's most iconic—took notice. "It's amazing. He's a great story," said Steve Nash at the time, per Jared Zwerling (then writing for ESPNNewYork.com). Show More Summary
In an absolutely terrific longform article published by SI last week after trailing Kobe Bryant in China this summer, Steve Nash was asked to succinctly describe his relentlessly demanding Los […] The post Steve Nash Describes Kobe Bryant: ‘Motherfcking Ahole’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Many people have nothing but flattering things to say about Kobe Bryant, but Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash had some pretty strong words to describe his teammate. And the Black Mamba loved every bit of it. This week's issue of Sports Illustrated featured a very in-depth piece on Bryant by Chris Ballard. Show More Summary