Pro Basketball Talk "Well, it seemed obvious to the rest of us, too. Steve Nash, at age 39 with a chronically bad back and coming off a broken fibula, didn’t exactly get to take it easy this season. His minutes per game increased to 32.5, up from the season before in Phoenix. When the Lakers were making their push..." June 15
USA Today "Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash said Thursday morning on the witness stand in court that he expects to come back to Arizona after he ends his NBA career. Nash, who spent most of his career with the Phoenix Suns but now leases a home in Manhattan Beach, Calif., said he intends to keep..." May 31
L.A. Daily News "Whenever an NBA team doesn't win a championship, Steve Nash believes it's inevitable changes will happen in the offseason. But the Lakers guard stated in strong terms that he hopes that doesn't involve Dwight Howard. "I'm very hopeful that Dwight will be back," Nash said. "I think this is the..." April 30
Los Angeles Times "Steve Nash couldn't finish the season because of injuries. But the Lakers guard thinks he knows where Dwight Howard should start next season. "I'm very hopeful that Dwight will be back," Nash said Monday. "I think this is the place for him. He's in the prime of his career. He's got his best..." April 29
Nash: "I always work hard ... I don't take a lot of time off." Has no concern about long term issues. Expects to be fully healthy by camp.
No changes to injured Lakers guys: Nash, Blake, World Peace, Meeks and, of course, Kobe all out today.
It's official: No Nash, no Metta World Peace, no Blake, no Meeks for Sunday's Laker game.
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
Stave Blake is out indefinitely with a strained hammy. Nash received two epidurals and a cortisone shot and is doubtful. Meeks also doubtful
USA Today "Steve Nash has never been one to shy away from the battle. Especially this time of year. And certainly not against these San Antonio Spurs. A piece of Nash's nose might still be stuck inside the forehead of the Spurs' Tony Parker from their infamous collision in the 2007 playoffs, when the..." April 23
L.A. Daily News "The soreness in Steve Nash's right hamstring won't go away. But he vows that won't keep him off the court. "I just feel fortunate I can play and try to help my team," Nash said. "It's not great. It's not going to be great. But I have to worry about what I can do." Nash discovered he..." April 23
Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni says @stevenash will play in Game 2 vs Spurs on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Times "Steve Nash stared at an unknown point way up high inside AT&T Center, shaking his head and muttering to himself as he went to the sideline for a timeout. Two minutes had barely passed in the third quarter of the Lakers' playoff opener Sunday. He was three for 10 at the time against the San..." April 22
Steve Nash is starting today for Lakers.
L.A. Daily News "After going through full-court contact drills during Saturday's practice, Steve Nash said he will return when the Lakers play today in Game 1 of their first-round matchup against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center. "I plan on playing unless there is a setback between now and then," said Nash,..." April 21
Nash on the court again today at Lakers practice. Looks like he's a go for tomorrow's game vs. San Antonio.
NBC Los Angeles "Friday’s Lakers practice was mayhem. Before doors to the practice court opened, media flowed out of the press room to such as extent that the Toyota Center staff brought out chairs for reporters to sit in the hallway. Seemingly, everyone who had access to a media credential in Los Angeles was..." April 20
Los Angeles Times "Steve Nash will not play in the Lakers' final regular-season game against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. "He's going to be out tomorrow," Coach Mike D'Antoni said after practice Tuesday. Nash has felt soreness in his hip and hamstring since the Lakers' March 28 visit to the Milwaukee..." April 17
Nash is out tomorrow but Lakers hope he will be ready for playoffs.
Steve Nash is out for tonight. Mike D'Antoni is optimistic he will play in season finale Wednesday against Houston
Per D'Antoni Steve Nash will NOT play for Lakers tonight vs Warriors
Lakers source says Steve Nash isn't playing tonight
ESPN Los Angeles "Will Metta World Peace's speedy return from knee surgery set the table for a couple of other Los Angeles Lakers players to follow suit as they recover from their own injuries? Maybe. Steve Nash will travel with the Lakers for their game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. A..." April 10
Los Angeles Times "Steve Nash is doubtful to play on Tuesday night, still struggling with hamstring and hip soreness. "Steve is still experiencing some discomfort, and it's day to day and he'll keep trying to improve," said Coach Mike D'Antoni. "It's getting better but it's not quite there yet." On Sunday,..." April 09
Nash is out tonight against New Orleans, doubtful Wednesday against Portland. Hip, hamstring still bothering him.
Nash didn't practice today (doesn't look good for Tues vs. NO) but World Peace played 3-on-3 and is a go vs. NO if he doesn't feel pain
Steve Nash is out today. He said he is hoping to play Tuesday, but he's not sure
Steve Nash doubtful (again) for Lakers-Clippers tomorrow. Hip, hamstring still bothering him. D'Antoni: Lakers dropped Metta World Peace's return timetable to 4-6 weeks (instead of 6 weeks). Means he could be back by end of month.
Per DAntoni Steve Nash will NOT play for @Lakers tonight
Steve Nash is doubtful for Friday's game against Memphis, Mike D'Antoni said.
Steve Nash (hamstring strain/hip) is OUT for tonight's game against Dallas.
L.A. Daily News "The Lakers rested so much of their fortunes on Steve Nash this season that it appeared they didn't know what to do without him. As Nash sat out for 24 games because of a fractured left leg, Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni saw him becoming the team's offensive savior the same way he did through four..." April 01
Lakers say guard Steve Nash (hip, back) is day to day.
SB Nation "The injuries keep piling up for the Los Angeles Lakers as Steve Nash left Saturday's game against the Sacramento Kings. Nash logged just two minutes before leaving the floor and heading to the locker room. Minutes later, the Orange County Register's Kevin Ding reported that Nash wouldn't return..." March 31
Los Angeles Times "It's a statistic invented for hockey, where sticks, flying pucks and big guys on skates lead to a lot of injuries. But the Lakers would rival some hockey teams with their "man-games lost to injury" this season — 146 and counting after their 113-103 loss Thursday against the Milwaukee..." March 30
SportingNews.com "Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has no regrets despite a season, his first with the team, that has teetered on disaster. Even with the Lakers' record (28-30) and position in the standings, 2½ games out of the Western Conference’s eighth playoff spot, he told USA Today that he would never..." February 28
Orange County Register "It looked right again for the Lakers. Kobe Bryant dominated a game, hitting so many tough, big shots. And then Bryant saw the extra defenders and sent the ball over for Steve Nash to step right into a 3-pointer the way Derek Fisher did so many times. Nash moved through his back spasms and hit..." February 25
Los Angeles Times "The Lakers held on to win a close one against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night, 111-107. Steve Nash struggled all game but came up with a crucial basket with 1:44 left to give the Lakers a lead they wouldn't relinquish. "I tweaked my back in the first quarter and it kept locking..." February 23
D’Antoni called @SteveNash - who passed Magic in assists tonight - “incredible.” He “mastered the fundamentals,” was completely self made.
Orange County Register "What's wrong with you if the Greatest Teammate Ever is fed up with you? Well, what's wrong with Dwight Howard is he still isn't trying. And for Steve Nash – who has spent close to two decades in the NBA making anyone who tried hard next to him look better than ever and who said during his own..." February 11
Orange County Register "Mike D'Antoni, Steve Nash's longtime coach in Phoenix, said he couldn't recall Nash ever missing one of two late-game free throws, much less both. D'Antoni hinted that maybe it was the pressure of how important every victory is to the Lakers as they endeavor to enter the playoff picture that..." February 05
Bright Side Of The Sun "Speculation was all over the map on the crowd's collective reaction to the return of Steve to the place he made his home for 10 years of his playing life. On one hand, these Suns fans are season ticket holders who are sick of hearing fellow "fans" cheer for Laker players every time they visit..." January 31
Arizona Republic "When Steve Nash's team flight landed overnight, it was not his first return to Phoenix. When Nash spends time Wednesday with his 2-year-old son and 8-year-old daughters, it will be only the latest of interstate reunions. When Nash traverses the visitors' tunnel to the US Airways Center court..." January 30
L.A. Daily News "As the Lakers ring in the New Year, Steve Nash represents the Champagne. He instantly popped open the Lakers' offense with pinpoint passes that look as smooth as a well-poured glass. Nash also represents the confetti. The Lakers care only about purple-and-gold streamers dropping from the..." January 01
Denver Post "The Lakers games without Steve Nash were like episodes of "Seinfeld," except instead of having Jerry Seinfeld, they had, say, Jonathan Silverman. The show still would have had its moments, but come on, it wouldn't be the same without the glue guy. Well, the Lakers' big four is now complete with..." December 27
Orange County Register "For the Phoenix Suns last season, Steve Nash averaged 31½ minutes per game — his least since the 1999-2000 season. In his first two games under Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni, Nash played 41 minutes in an overtime game at Golden State and 38 vs. New York. Asked Wednesday if he is concerned about..." December 27
Orange County Register "Steve Nash doesn't seem to be playing with a magic wand out there on the court, but what he has done in less than a week has made it feel like the eight weeks before didn't matter. Lakers teammate Pau Gasol tied Nash's return from his fractured fibula directly to the team's confidence level,..." December 26
Los Angeles Times "Fifty-seven days into the season, Steve Nash finally played another home game. Coincidentally, the Lakers beat the New York Knicks, won on Christmas for the first time since 2008, looked like a nicely balanced machine and gave their fans at Staples Center something beyond the free scarves..." December 26
San Francisco Chronicle "Warriors head coach Mark Jackson might have struggled to find the proper message for his squad following its come-from-ahead, 118-115 overtime loss to the Lakers on Saturday night if it weren't for Steve Nash. As Jackson was sitting in the coaches' office at Oracle Arena, he saw a TV interview..." December 24
L.A. Daily News "Sitting by his locker stall, Lakers guard Steve Nash exuded a sense of calmness. That quality both illustrated the Lakers' resiliency in their 118-115 overtime win Saturday over the Golden State Warriors. It also reflected how Nash has stayed even keel surrounding his fractured left leg that..." December 23