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Silver Screen and Roll Jan 27, 2015

Where's Steve Nash?

The former All-NBA point guard has been shelved for the season with a gaggle of health issues. But even so, where has he been? Do the Lakers need him around? This is a dark time, my friends. The Los Angeles Lakers have nearly half the season left, but with so little to play for. The team sits 20 games under .500 and clearly in a rebuilding phase, each quarter seemingly more treacherous than the last. And worse yet? No Kobe Bryant to serve as a temporary salve from this horrid basketball. With Kobe done for the season, there's no doubt there's going to be yet another vacuum of veteran...
Silver Screen and Roll Jan 21, 2015

Steve Nash has nothing left to give the Lakers

Why it's understandable that Steve Nash seemingly has no interest in being a "player-coach" There has been an increasing clamor, rising steadily as the Los Angeles Lakers' season rolls on, for Steve Nash to return to the team as a sort of player- assistant coach combo. Lakers coach Byron Scott has led the calls, mentioning a few times how much he would like Nash to be around as a mentor to young guards Jeremy Lin and Jordan Clarkson. To be fair, Scott hasn't been pushy in these requests. It's sounded more like an honest wish for Nash to be around than some media campaign to pressure him...

Absent Steve Nash has occasionally text messaged tips to Jordan Clarkson

PHOENIX -- Not only did the Lakers lose an all-time great point guard when Steve Nash called it quits in October, they lost an ideal veteran mentor for rookie Jordan Clarkson. And while Nash, who is being paid $9.7 million this season, could still...

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