Lakers News: Steve Nash’s Latest Injury Prognosis Puts LA in Terrible Position

December 11th, 2012 by Richard Langford Leave a reply »
Go ahead and keep those fingers hovering over the panic button in Lakers land.

The Purple and Gold's record is sinking and Steve Nash's return from his fractured leg keeps getting pushed further back. 

Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports hit us with this troubling bit of news on the Nash injury front. 

Steve Nash's delayed return to the Los Angeles Lakers has more to do with nerve irritation in his lower left leg than the fracture he suffered, sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Nash appeared set to return from a non-displaced fractured left fibula about three to four weeks ago. His fibula has healed well, but what caused the setback was a nerve irritation that surfaced in the leg during his rehabilitation, sources said. The nerve caused Nash pain any time he put pressure on it.

The irritation is steadily improving for Nash and he is expected to play before the end of the month, sources said.


So, at least the report ends with some semi-good news, but who's to say Nash won't experience a further delay? After all, that is the kind of thing that happens to 38 year olds.&nbs ...

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