We could spend this slip referring to Kobe Bryant’s successful return from harm or Byron Scott’s old-timey rejection of this three-point shot.
We could touch on the capacity of newcomer Julius Randle, the breakout chances for Ed Davis or the over/under on»and-1!» Screams per match from Carlos Boozer (it is 6.5).
But no. No. It is much too soon for this. The grief is still too sore.
Steve Nash—two-time MVP, offensive maestro and good dude—is through, according to a report from B/R’s Kevin Ding:
The latest and perhaps last setback of Steve Nash’s disappointing tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers has arrived.
Nash has been ruled out for the 2014-15 NBA season due to recurring nerve injury in his back, according to league sources.
Even if all of us saw this coming long ago, the stark reality that among those game’s most transformative trendsetters is completed doesn’t hurt any less. This is a reduction for the NBA—just one mitigated only mildly by how much the league gained out of Nash’s offensive genius and amusing style.
Truthfully, a wholesome Nash wouldn’t have made a real difference for the Los Angeles Lakers this season —not at age 40 rather than for a group that has precisely zero law-abiding defensive players. L.A. was almost definitely a lottery group in the West before he went , and it is going to remain one without him.
Bummer into the max.
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