Steve Nash’s Return Will Make Mike D’Antoni Look Like Right Coach for LA Lakers

December 18th, 2012 by Dan Favale Leave a reply »

Steve Nash means everything to the Mike D'Antoni-coached Los Angeles Lakers.

Yes, I'm referring to the same 38-year-old Nash who has appeared in just two games thus far and is still recovering from a fractured left fibula. That Nash. He means everything to this team. 

Which is why a collective sigh should be spreading like wildfire across Los Angeles at this very moment—because the point guard is on his way back, keys to success in hand.

According to Sam Amick of USA Today, Nash is merely days away from a return to lineup after spending nearly two months riding the bench:

The Lakers are finally on the mend.

They have lost 14 of the first 25 games of this season that was supposed to be so special, but a person close to Steve Nash confirmed the point guard is hoping to return on Saturday at the Golden State Warriors after being out with a left leg injury since Oct. 31. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.

Though the Lakers have shown some life over the past week or so, Nash's return could not have come at a better time. Not ...

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