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Steve Nash won't play for Lakers this season
Steve Nash won't play for Lakers this season

With considerably less fanfare than the day he was acquired, Steve Nash's tenure with the Lakers ended. Nash will sit out the entire season because of recurring nerve damage in his back, the team announced Thursday. The $9.71 million he will make in the third and final year of his contract still counts toward the Lakers' salary cap this season. "Being on the court this season has been my top priority and it is disappointing to not be able to do that right now," Nash said in a statement released Thursday by the team. "I work very hard to stay healthy and unfortunately my recent setback makes performing at full capacity difficult. I will continue to support my team...

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