Lakers' Steve Blake out 3-4 weeks

Updated: January 14, 2012, 12:45 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- It was two steps forward and one step back for the Los Angeles Lakers' beleaguered bench on Friday against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Forwards Josh McRoberts and Troy Murphy re-entered the lineup at the same time Steve Blake is expected to be out 3-4 weeks with a costochondral fracture, which is a fracture of the cartilage connecting the rib to the sternum.

"That thing is at a point to where even if he makes a hard move, it can hurt him or bother him," Lakers ...

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