The Lakers dealt for 38-year old Steve Nash over the summer with the idea of him running the show offensively. That didn’t last long as he was injured in the second game of the season and he has yet to return to action. Nash has played in 2 games (both starts) for the Lakers so far this year and he is averaging 25.0 minutes, 4.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game. He is almost ready to return to action for the Lakers, and they need him badly. 32-year old Steve Blake also was injured early this year and he has yet to return to action. Blake has played in 7 games (5 starts) for the Lakers so far this year and he is averaging 26.0 minutes, 5.1 points, 2.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game. 21-year old Darius Morris got his shot to show what he could do early this year and the results have been awful so far. Morris has played in 23 games (10 starts) for the Lakers so far this year and he is averaging 19.7 minutes, 5.3 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. He is only shooting 37.6% from the floor, 45% from three point range and 60% from the free throw line so far this year. 30-year old Chris Duhon is the man of the hour at point guard for the Lakers now. He has played in 22 games (9 starts) for the Lakers so far this year and he is averaging 24.1 minutes, 4.6 points, 2.0 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game. His shooting has been a little strange so far this year as he is hitting 44.4% from the floor, 41.7% from three point range, but only 44.4% from the free throw line so far this year. The Lakers desperately need Steve Nash to return to health.
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