Eight days after being declared out for the season,
With their point guard ranks depleted by injury, the Lakers will turn to the veteran to provide depth behind starter
Nash has been limited to 10 games this season by persistent pain in his back, last playing against Utah on Feb. 11. Lakers Coach
But then point guard
Nash has averaged 7.6 points and 4.7 assists this season. He has one more season and $9.7 million left on his contract but could be waived via the stretch provision by Sept. 1, spreading out his salary over three seasons.