Steve Blake out with chicken pox

Updated: April 12, 2011, 11:34 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- When looking ahead to Tuesday night's game against the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson said that the Spurs have a much deeper team than the Lakers.

It ended up being a moot point as San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich kept starters Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker out of the lineup.

Still, the Lakers bench was depleted as Steve Blake has chicken pox and did not play Tuesday and Matt Barnes sat with irritation in his surgically ...

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