Steve Nash has broken nose, will keep playing

Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash this morning was seen by Suns general otolaryngology doctor (ear, nose and throat), Dr. Ryan Rehl.  Nash was diagnosed with a minimally displaced nasal fracture with displaced cartilage.  He will undergo a minor reduction, putting the nose back in place, later today.

Nash will practice with the team today and will not miss any time.

Nash suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of the Suns’ win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals Sunday at US Airways Center.

Tickets for the Phoenix Suns’ next home game of the 2010 Western Conference Finals on Tue., May 25, have sold out.