It will sound familiar to
Nash, who turned 40 last month, had 11 assists in 19 minutes Friday in the Lakers' 117-107 loss to Washington. He also had five points and took four rebounds but had to leave with 2:14 to go when his irritated nerve acted up.
"It's the same problem he's had," Lakers Coach
Maybe he logged too many minutes Friday.
"Well, obviously," D'Antoni said. "But it could have been the same after five minutes. You just don't know. He said he felt great after the first half and then he felt great after that little [third/fourth-quarter] stint so then he went back in and just right at the end..."
Nash hadn't played since Feb. 11 and was declared done for the season the previous week by D’Antoni. He returned to action because
Nash did not practice Saturday and did not talk to reporters.