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Steve Nash
6.8 1.9 5.7
Team: Los AngelesHeight: 6-3 Born: 2/7/1974
Position: PGWeight: 180 Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
College: Santa ClaraDraft: 1st Round 15th pick by Suns (1996)

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Apr. 14 6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 PM MST8:00 PM EST5:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 PM CT0:00 - Nash won't play Monday.
Analysis: Nash, plagued with an irritated nerve root, has played in two of the last four games but scored just seven points in a combined 32 minutes.
Apr. 9 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET4:45 GMT12:45 9:45 PM MST11:45 PM EST8:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CT3:45 - Steve Nash had five assists on Tuesday night, moving past Mark Jackson for third place in NBA history in the category.
Analysis: It has been a long season for Nash, as he has battled injuries along with the team's struggles for the Los Angeles Lakers. His accomplishment on Tuesday was surely one of the bright spots in an otherwise dismal year.
Mar. 24 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET22:22 GMT6:22 3:22 PM MST5:22 PM EST2:22 UAE (+1)23:2218:22 ET4:22 PM CT21:22 - Nash is questionable for Tuesday's game against the New York Knicks with his usual back problems.
Analysis: The two-time MVP has appeared in just 11 games this season for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Feb. 18 8:31 PM PT9:31 PM MT10:31 PM CT11:31 PM ET4:31 GMT12:31 9:31 PM MST11:31 PM EST8:31 UAE05:3123:31 ET10:31 PM CT3:31 - Nash made an amazing return Friday.
Analysis: Nash was out due to nerve irritation in his left leg but he had 11 assists in 18 minutes off the bench so the 40-year-old still has a little bit left.
Feb. 9 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE05:1323:13 ET10:13 PM CT2:13 - Nash returned to action Tuesday night against the Jazz after he left Sunday's game with nerve irritation in his left leg that was fractured last season.
Analysis: The 40-year-old Nash has also dealt with back problems this season.
Feb. 8 9:30 PM PT10:30 PM MT11:30 PM CT12:30 AM ET5:30 GMT13:30 10:30 PM MST12:30 AM EST9:30 UAE06:300:30 ET11:30 PM CT3:30 - On the night of his 40th birthday, Nash scored a season-high 19 points, helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-98 Friday night.
Analysis: Nash, who was one of six Lakers players to score in double-figures, added five assists and four rebounds in the win.
Feb. 5 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET22:51 GMT6:51 3:51 PM MST5:51 PM EST2:51 UAE (+1)23:5117:51 ET4:51 PM CT20:51 - Nash and Jodie Meeks are sitting out Los Angeles' game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Nash is skipping the second leg of a back-to-back set after playing for the first time since Nov. 10 on Tuesday night in a loss at Minnesota. After missing 34 games because of a nerve problem in his back, the two-time NBA MVP had seven points and nine assists in 25 minutes. He's expected to play Friday night in Philadelphia.
Feb. 4 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE05:2623:26 ET10:26 PM CT2:26 - Steve Nash played his first game since Nov. 10, scoring seven points and handing out nine assists in Los Angeles' 109-99 loss to Minnesota on Tuesday.
Analysis: Nash was on the floor for 25 minutes in the game, about 10 more than he was expected to play.
Nov. 11 5:34 PM PT6:34 PM MT7:34 PM CT8:34 PM ET1:34 GMT9:34 6:34 PM MST8:34 PM EST5:34 UAE (+1)02:3420:34 ET7:34 PM CT23:34 - Nash will be out of the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup for at least two weeks with nerve root irritation.
Analysis: Nash played just 13 minutes in the Lakers' loss to Minnesota on Sunday night before sitting out with pain in his back and hamstrings. He consulted with a specialist Monday. Nash is the NBA's oldest player at 39. He has struggled with injuries since shortly after joining the Lakers in summer 2012.
Nov. 8 4:13 PM PT5:13 PM MT6:13 PM CT7:13 PM ET0:13 GMT8:13 5:13 PM MST7:13 PM EST4:13 UAE (+1)01:1319:13 ET6:13 PM CT22:13 - Nash remains out with a sore back.
Analysis: The Lakers are trying to be cautious about overworking the 39-year-old point guard, who is in his 18th season. The Lakers played in Houston on Thursday night and did not get to New Orleans until 3 a.m. Friday. When the Lakers played on back-to-back nights earlier this season, Nash sat out the second of those games as well.
Oct. 30 5:27 PM PT6:27 PM MT7:27 PM CT8:27 PM ET0:27 GMT8:27 5:27 PM MST7:27 PM EST4:27 UAE (+1)01:2720:27 ET6:27 PM CT22:27 - Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will not play against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said about 90 minutes before tip-off that the team decided to rest Nash after playing the Clippers on Tuesday night. D'Antoni said the plan is to rest Nash on some, if not most, back-to-back games this season to keep the 39-year-old point guard fresh.
July 26 12:21 PM PT1:21 PM MT2:21 PM CT3:21 PM ET19:21 GMT3:21 12:21 PM MST2:21 PM EST23:21 UAE21:2115:21 ET2:21 PM CT18:21 - Nash is going to work out with one of soccer's most famous clubs.
Analysis: The Lakers guard will have a tryout Tuesday with Inter Milan, ahead of the team appearing in the United States for the Guinness International Champions Club tournament. Nash tells The Associated Press that he's working his way back to 100 percent physically after enduring an injury-filled year this past season with the Lakers. He says he fully expects to be nervous just sharing the field with Inter Milan for a practice.
July 23 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST23:59 UAE21:5915:59 ET2:59 PM CT18:59 - An Arizona appellate court says Nash may have to pay additional child support for his three children and that he and his ex-wife can't say bad things about each other through social media.
Analysis: A Court of Appeals panel's ruling Tuesday says a judge must consider ordering Nash to pay more than the children's ``basic needs.''

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