With the Los Angeles Lakers stuck in what has been a train wreck of a season so far, the one player whose legacy will invariably take the biggest hit is none other than Steve Nash.
Dwight Howard was, as recently as two seasons ago, one of the most dominant forces in the league. However, his back injury has robbed him of his mobility and explosiveness, thus earning him a proverbial pass.
Pau Gasol has pretty much been there and done that at every level he’s played in. He’s dominated in international play, the Olympics and the NBA Finals, and he is also the proud owner of two championship rings he earned as a member of the Lakers.
The Spaniard has long been thought of as mentally fragile and a second or third option on a contending team. Thus, it’s hard to expect more from him, especially with the way the coaching staff has mismanaged him this season. Much like Howard, he might get some heat directed at him, but not much.
Kobe Bryant, on the other hand, will get some blame. Perhaps his stature will even take a hit when history remembers how the purple and gold performed this season. But ultimately his five championship ...
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Steve Nash Is Biggest Loser in Lakers Nightmare SeasonJanuary 29th, 2013 by J.M. Poulard Leave a reply »