The Los Angeles Lakers are patiently awaiting Steve Nash’s return from injury, but it seems as though it will take longer than expected. At first, the point guard’s injury was not supposed to be very serious, but all signs point t0 an extensive rehab process.
The Lakers have only played a few games with Nash in the lineup and it will be some time before they can get him and Mike D’Antoni active at the same time.
Los Angeles announced in a press release that the point guard was examined by the medical staff and should be gone for at least one more week.
LOS ANGELES – Lakers guard Steve Nash was examined this evening by Lakers team doctor Steve Lombardo. Nash will be out at least another week and will be reexamined next weekend.
Nash was originally injured in the second quarter of the Lakers October 31st game at Portland. Results of an MRI performed on November 3rd showed a small non-displaced fracture in the head of his fibula (left leg).