Steve Nash late scratch vs. Clippers
Nash said he would play when asked shortly before the game. But when the starting lineups were announced, he was not listed at his usual point guard position.
He was replaced by Aaron Brooks.
Nash is averaging 15.3 points and leads the NBA in assists with an 11.4 average.
Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press
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