Steve Blake RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steve Blake plans to exercise 2015-16 player option, not retire

    CSN Northwest "It was Arron Afflalo’s only assist of the third quarter, and arguably the best of the game. With seconds remaining on the clock, Afflalo started to drive to the basket, stepped back, and then found Steve Blake who nailed a 25-foot 3-pointer as time expired. That shot helped the Blazers take a..." February 26

  • Blazers guard Steve Blake pays respect to Jerome Kersey, gets league approval to change number

    Oregonian "The greatest No. 25 in Trail Blazers history left us Wednesday night, Jerome Kersey succumbing to a blood clot that traveled into his lung, and when news reach Steve Blake, the sadness went a little deeper, and had a little more meaning. Blake, the Trail Blazers top reserve, felt a special..." February 19

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    Steve Blake's deal with Portland is a two-year, $4.2 million deal with a player option for year two, league source says.

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    Kobe Bryant @kobebryant

    Not cool with @SteveBlake5 being gone AT ALL One of my closest teammates and psycho competitor GS picked up gem #smartmove

  • Steve Blake dealt to Golden State

    ESPN Los Angeles "Lakers guard Steve Blake has been traded to Golden State as the Warriors seek a reliable backup to point guard Stephen Curry. The Lakers will get Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks from the Warriors, the team said in a news release. "Mixed emotions, really," Blake said after changing into..." February 20

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Golden State expected to send Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks to the Lakers for Blake, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • Lakers trade Steve Blake to the Warriors "The Lakers have taken a step towards joining the 2014 tank-off. According to multiple reports and confirmed by's Ken Berger, the Lakers are trading point guard Steve Blake to the Warriors in exchange for guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks. The Warriors have been in..." February 19

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    KEVIN DING @KevinDing

    Steve Blake ruptured his right eardrum earlier in the game. He's playing anyway.

  • Steve Nash, 2 others back in practice "The Los Angeles Lakers' long-awaited cavalry finally came in Thursday. Or at least part of it. Steve Nash, Steve Blake and Jordan Farmar returned to the practice floor, providing the point guard-depleted Lakers a sudden boon in the backcourt. All three guards are ruled out for the Lakers'..." January 30

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    Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers

    Injury Update. Steve Blake has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He is expected to be out a minimum of 6 weeks.

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    Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina

    Confirmed what @Mike_Bresnahan initially reported that Steve Blake has hyper-extended right elbow.

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    Lakers Nation @LakersNation

    With Nash out, Jodie Meeks will start at shooting guard, Steve Blake will start at the 1.

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    Eric Pincus @EricPincus

    The Lakers give out their "probable" starters for opening night: Steve Nash, Steve Blake, Nick Young, Shawne Williams & Pau Gasol

  • Steve Blake seeks identity with Lakers

    Los Angeles Times "Strange question about Steve Blake — what exactly is he? Point guard or shooting guard? He has been the point man since picking up a basketball in his Florida high school days but he keeps popping up in the Lakers' starting lineup as a shooter next to Steve Nash. "I'm a utility guy. Put..." October 24

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    Mike Trudell @LakersReporter

    Among those looking good so far are @SteveNash and @steveblake5. Nash is moving well shot looks pure as ever.

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    Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan

    No changes to injured Lakers guys: Nash, Blake, World Peace, Meeks and, of course, Kobe all out today.

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    Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan

    It's official: No Nash, no Metta World Peace, no Blake, no Meeks for Sunday's Laker game.

  • Blake out indefinitely; Nash doubtful

    ESPN Los Angeles "Get ready for the Darius Morris era, Los Angeles Lakers fans. Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said Morris, a seldom-used, second-year guard, likely will start Friday's Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs because of injuries to Steve Blake and Steve Nash. Blake is out indefinitely after an..." April 26

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Stave Blake is out indefinitely with a strained hammy. Nash received two epidurals and a cortisone shot and is doubtful. Meeks also doubtful

  • Lakers reserve guard Blake has stepped up in absence of Bryant, Nash

    L.A. Daily News "As he moved around the perimeter of the court here at AT&T Center, Steve Blake conveyed everything with his body language regarding his most productive season in his three years with the Lakers. Blake constantly moved in rhythm. He looked determined and confident. And most important, the..." April 24

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @

    Lakers offering Steve Blake, Chris Duhon, Devin Ebanks, Darius Morris for 2nd-rounders, sources say. Looking to unload, free roster spots.

  • Groin pain slowing Blake's recovery

    Orange County Register "Backup point guard Steve Blake has encountered complications following surgery for a torn abdominal muscle and there is no timetable for his return, the Lakers said Tuesday. Blake was originally diagnosed with an abdominal strain Nov. 12, but when the injury did not respond to usual treatment..." January 16

  • Steve Blake's extended absence points out Lakers' lack of depth

    Los Angeles Times "Once thought to have too many point guards, the Lakers suddenly could use at least one high-quality backup. They aren't expected to add any to their holiday shopping list, despite announcing Monday that Steve Blake would require surgery to repair his torn abdominal muscle and miss a minimum of..." December 04

  • Steve Blake to undergo surgery

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Lakers will not be getting Steve Blake back anytime soon. Initial reports about Blake's abdominal strain were that he would simply need to rest and rehab the injury in order to return to the floor. As it turns out, Blake actually needs surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle, the team just..." December 03

  • In the end, Blake gets nod at point over Sessions

    L.A. Daily News "Mike Brown made it perfectly clear Monday why he's picked backup Steve Blake to finish games as the Lakers point guard in favor of starter Ramon Sessions. Blake has simply been better, Brown said before Game 5. Brown liked Blake's hard-nosed play. Brown didn't like Sessions' lack of..." May 22

  • With Blake out, Lakers rookie Morris last resort as reserve point guard

    L.A. Daily News "Steve Blake has played in 590 games during his NBA career. Darius Morris played in two before Saturday night. With the veteran Blake sidelined for up to a month because of a fracture of the cartilage where the ribs meet the sternum, Lakers coach Mike Brown planned to turn to the rookie..." January 15

  • Injury to guard Steve Blake could hurt Lakers' low-scoring bench

    Los Angeles Times "For a team that's played only 14 games, the Lakers don't have much in reserve. Their bench entered Saturday night's game against the Clippers averaging an NBA-worst 21.3 points per game. Things bottomed out Friday against Cleveland when the Lakers reserves combined for only four points. And..." January 15

  • Steve Blake finishing what Derek Fisher starts

    Los Angeles Times "Derek Fisher has started every game at point guard for the Lakers. The fourth quarters have usually been the domain of Steve Blake. The backup point guard played all 12 minutes against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night at Staples Center, helping the Lakers emerge with a 108-99..." January 05

  • Lakers' Steve Blake has renewed confidence

    Los Angeles Times "Steve Blake is making more shots in part because the misses no longer bother him as much. "Being with these guys for a while," the veteran guard said of his Lakers teammates, "when you miss a shot you're not as hard on yourself anymore." There was no need for self-doubt Wednesday night at..." December 23

  • Lakers hope to shake a case of chicken pox before playoffs begin

    Los Angeles Times "The Lakers are hoping for a good two weeks, and it isn't entirely about the playoffs. Reserve guard Steve Blake has chicken pox, a common but contagious illness typically reserved for children. The Lakers can only hope nobody else gets it. Kobe Bryant, Andrew Bynum and Ron Artest have never..." April 13

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