Steve Nash Injury: Updates on Lakers Star’s Leg and Return

Updates from Tuesday, Feb. 11

Mike Trudell of reports that Nash won't play in the second half:

Steve Nash is out for the second half with nerve root irritation, the same issue that's plagued him all season.

— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) February 12, 2014 Trudell updated Nash's status after the game:

D'Antoni on Nash: "His hamstring was a little fired up." Said he thinks Nash is "day to day" but hasn't discussed it w/training staff.

— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) February 12, 2014 Trudell announced before the game that Steve Nash would play:

Updates from Monday, Feb. 10

Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News has the latest on Steve Nash's status after injuring his leg on Sunday vs. Chicago:

The Lakers also added more about Nash's status:

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The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, but that was far from the only bit of bad news they received.  

Mark Medina, the Lakers beat writer for L.A. Daily News, pointed out that point guard Steve Nash left the game with a leg injury:

Medina also noted that there may be salary cap implications to this latest injury:

Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles added to the injury news by providing the Lakers’ plans for their veteran point guard:

If Nash is to be believed, he won’t be out too long (via the Los Angeles Lakers’ official Twitter page):

Nash only played 21 minutes against the Bulls and managed to score eight points, dish out two assists and grab two rebounds. Fortunately for the squad, Steve Blake and Kendall Marshall should be able to fill in for Nash while he is out.

With the Lakers floundering near the bottom of the league, don’t expect Nash to rush bac...

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