Los Angeles Lakers

Position
G
 
Jersey
10
Name  Steve Nash
Born  2/7/1974
Height  6-3
Weight  178
College  Santa Clara
4/16/2014 1:21:00 PM
Description: Lakers guard Steve Nash (nerve irritation) will miss the last game of the regular season Wednesday, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.
Insight: Nash has appeared in just 15 games this season due to a nerve irritation. He moved into third place on the all-time NBA assists list in his last game on April 8 and is under contract for one more season.
 
4/14/2014 8:19:00 PM
Description: Lakers guard Steve Nash (nerve irritation) will not play Monday and is doubtful for the final game of the season Wednesday, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.
Insight: Nash has continually aggravated his nerve issue when he has attempted to play. He has appeared in just 15 games this season.
 
4/11/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Lakers guard Steve Nash (nerve irritation) is out Friday, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.
Insight: Nash continues to attempt to come back but he seems to aggravate his nerve issue every time he steps on the court. He has played just 15 games this season.
 
4/9/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Lakers guard Steve Nash said he suffered a setback to his injured hamstring during Tuesday's 15-point loss to Houston. SOURCE: Mark Medina, Los Angeles Daily News
Insight: He's been battling nerve issues all season and the problem resurfaced on Tuesday night. Nash says he's unlikely to play again in 2014, though he's said that before and come back numerous times.
 
4/9/2014 9:21:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles guard Steve Nash, once thought to be out for the season, dished out five assists Tuesday in a loss to Houston.
Insight: By doing that, Nash (6.8 ppg, 5.7 apg) moved into third on the all-time assists list ahead of former Pacers point guard Mark Jackson. Ironically, Nash's next chance to play will be Friday against the Warriors, who are coached by Jackson.
 
4/8/2014 2:46:00 PM
Description: Lakers point guard Steve Nash (back) is probable for Tuesday's game against Houston.
Insight: Nerve issues in the 40-year-old's back have limited him to 14 games this season and he's a part-time player at best.
 
4/5/2014 3:30:00 PM
Description: Lakers point guard Steve Nash (back) will not play Sunday. SOURCE: Dave McMenamin, ESPN Los Angeles
Insight: Friday's game was probably Nash's last of the season. Nerve issues in the 40-year-old's back have limited him to 14 games this season.
 
4/4/2014 7:17:00 PM
Description: Friday's game against Dallas will probably be Steve Nash's final game of the season. SOURCE: Dave McMenamin, ESPN Los Angeles
Insight: If that's true, it could also be the final game of Nash's career. There's still a year left on his contract but health issues may force Nash to walk away a year early.
 
4/4/2014 2:14:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles guard Steve Nash (back) is expected to play Friday against Dallas.
Insight: Given his limited playing time and his inability to play in consecutive games, it's hard to keep him on an active roster.
 
4/2/2014 9:38:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles guard Steve Nash (back) is not expected to play Wednesday against Sacramento.
Insight: It's the second game of a back-to-back and Nash played 22 minutes Tuesday. Given his limited playing time and his inability to play in consecutive games, his fantasy value is minimal.
 
4/1/2014 5:07:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles guard Steve Nash (back) is probable for Tuesday's game, according to Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News.
Insight: It seems like the first time all season that Nash wasn't listed as out, doubtful or a game-time decision. He averaged 17 minutes, 4.5 points, 8.5 assists and 2.0 steals the last two games he played.
 
3/30/2014 9:26:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles guard Steve Nash (back) will miss Sunday's game, according to Mike Trudell of lakers.com.
Insight: Nash logged 15 minutes and produced four points Friday in a loss to Minnesota. Nerve issues have prevented Nash from being a factor this season.
 
3/30/2014 4:33:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles guard Steve Nash doesn't expect to play Sunday versus Phoenix. SOURCE: Mark Medina, Los Angeles Daily News
Insight: Nash logged 15 minutes and produced four points Friday in a loss to Minnesota. Nerve issues have prevented Nash from being a factor this season.
 
3/28/2014 8:04:00 PM
Description: Lakers point guard Steve Nash (back) will give it a go Friday against the Timberwolves, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.
Insight: Nash has been battling the nerve issues all season and played just 11 games. He wasn't expected to play but warmed up and apparently feels good enough to take the court.
 
3/28/2014 7:10:00 PM
Description: Lakers point guard Steve Nash (back) is not expected to play Friday, but he'll warm up to see how he feels, according to Mike Trudell of lakers.com.
Insight: Nash has been battling the nerve issues all season and played just 11 games.
 
3/27/2014 2:40:00 PM
Description: Lakers point guard Steve Nash (back) is out for Thursday's game against Milwaukee due to nerve irritation in lower back/right hamstring, according to beat writer Mark Medina.
Insight: Nash has been battling the nerve issues all season. He "hopes" to return next week. Fantasy owners shouldn't expect or depend on that statement.
 
3/27/2014 11:02:00 AM
Description: Lakers point guard Steve Nash (back) is questionable for Thursday's game against Milwaukee due to nerve irritation in lower back/right hamstring.
Insight: Nash has been battling the nerve issues all season. He made a surprise return Friday against Washington and had five points and 11 assists in 19 minutes, but is obviously not ready for the day to day grind of an NBA season.
 
3/25/2014 9:13:00 PM
Description: Lakers point guard Steve Nash (back) is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Knicks, according to the Lakers on Twitter.
Insight: Nash has been battling nerve issues all season. He was expected to miss the rest of the season but made a surprise return Friday against Washington and had five points and 11 assists in 19 minutes. Kendall Marshall has been getting most of the PG minutes for L.A., but he has averaged just 4.1 ppg on .278 shooting and 7.8 apg his last 15 games.
 
3/24/2014 9:51:00 PM
Description: Lakers point guard Steve Nash is not expected to play Tuesday against New York. SOURCE: Mark Medina, Los Angeles Daily News
Insight: Nash has been battling nerve issues all season. Even if Nash (7.4 ppg, 5.3 apg) returns before the end of the season, we wouldn't expect him to have any fantasy relevance.
 
3/23/2014 10:05:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles guard Steve Nash was a late scratch Sunday against the Magic. SOURCE: Dave McMenamin, ESPN Los Angeles
Insight: It only took one game for Nash's nerve irritation to return. Despite the absence, the Lakers are cautiously optimistic he'll be able to return Tuesday against the Knicks. At age 40, Nash is far too injury-prone to warrant fantasy consideration.
 

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