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Steve Nash

Stephen John "Steve" Nash, OC, OBC (born 7 February 1974) is a South African-born Canadian professional basketball player who plays point guard for ... More »Stephen John "Steve" Nash, OC, OBC (born 7 February 1974) is a South African-born Canadian professional basketball player who plays point guard for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nash enjoyed a successful high-school basketball career, and he was eventually given a scholarship by Santa Clara University. In his four seasons with the Broncos, the team made three NCAA Tournament appearances, and Nash was twice named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year. After graduating from Santa Clara as the team's all-time leader in assists, Nash entered the 1996 NBA Draft and was selected as the 15th pick by the Phoenix Suns. He made a minimal impact, and was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 1998. By his third season with the Mavericks, he was voted into his first NBA All-Star Game and had earned his first All-NBA selection. Together with Dirk Nowitzki and Michael Finley, Nash led the Mavericks to the Western Conference Finals the following season. However, he... [ Wikipedia ]

Why LA Lakers Should Consider Bringing Steve Blake Back

The 34 year-old guard will be a free agent at the end of the season, and the Lakers have a roster that’s not really a roster, with just Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Robert Sacre and Kendall Marshall signed to contracts for the fall. They can also make qualified offers to Ryan Kelly and Kent ...

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Celtics, Lakers and Knicks All Miss Playoffs Together for the 1st Time

Furthermore, coach Mike D'Antoni was expected to implement a plethora of players on one-year deals into a squad further diluted by the oft-injured duo of Steve Nash and Pau Gasol. Bryant ultimately returned for six games before suffering a fractured knee bone that has sidelined him for ...

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Carmelo Anthony, Jodie Meeks and More

Learning from great players—Kobe [Bryant], Pau Gasol, and at the time, Dwight [Howard], Steve Nash. Obviously, I want to be here and it's a great organization and I love playing here. But on the flip side it's a business. Both sides have to do what they do. Currently, Meeks was only ...

Patrick let down by Texas finish, Miley Cyrus concert

Danica Patrick presents the award for Best Team onstage with NBA player Steve Nash at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A on July 11, 2012. Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, leads a group of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover ...

Why Drake's OVO Label Will be the Modern Day Motown | Dennis Williams II

O'Brien now accompanies his 30 second acting career with a pretty disguising rapping ability as he debuts his new song ' Steve Nash '. We haven't seen enough to categorize O'Brien yet as a rapper and I doubt we will ever be able to given the track record of the mystifying OVO artists. ...

ESPN’s Dan Shulman prepares for an epic, bucket list weekend

“I’m a Steve Nash-type play-by-play guy, I guess. I want to give the ball to Dick, give the ball to Jay, let them knock down the shots. That’s what I want to do.” ...

Steve Nash likely to get chance to pass Mark Jackson on assists list

Lakers guard Steve Nash is five assists short of moving into third place on the list of the NBA's career assist leaders. (Danny Moloshok / Associated Press / April 1, 2014) Steve Nash suggested on Friday afternoon that the Lakers might shut him down after he played against the ...

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Lakers' Week 24 in review

Lakers point guard Steve Nash, left, is congratulated by guard Jodie Meeks after moving into a tie for third place on the NBA's career assists list. Nash later took sole possession of third place on the list during the Lakers' 145-130 loss to the Houston Rockets. (Mark J. Terrill ...

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Lakers don't dwell on present lows in 145-130 loss to Houston

The Lakers' highlights were limited after Steve Nash's five assists, exactly enough to overtake Mark Jackson for third among the NBA's all-time leaders. Nash now has 10,335 assists but trails John Stockton (15,806) and Jason Kidd (12,091). Nash, 40, was taken out of the ...

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Lakers are limping into final stretch of home games

After climbing to third place on the NBA's all-time assist list on Tuesday, in a loss to the Houston Rockets, Steve Nash indicated he aggravated the nerve root issue in his back that kept him out for most the season. According to D'Antoni, Nash is hoping to play again before the ...

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Jodie Meeks is one bright spot in a gloomy Lakers season

"Learning from great players — Kobe [Bryant], Pau Gasol, and at the time, Dwight [Howard], Steve Nash. Obviously, I want to be here and it's a great organization and I love playing here. "But on the flip side it's a business. Both sides have to do what they do. " The video clips his ...

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Kupchak preaches patience for Lakers fans

In a slightly under-reported note, the Lakers won’t have their second-round pick (36th overall) because they traded it to Phoenix for Steve Nash. Soon-to-be free agents Nick Young and Jodie Meeks are in line for pay increases after making $1.1 million and $1.6 million this season. ...

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Kent Bazemore out for remainder of season with torn foot tendon

With Steve Nash (back) and Jordan Farmar (groin) out recently, Bazemore has backed up starter Kendall Marshall, playing out of position at point guard. The Lakers can make Bazemore a restricted free agent this summer with a $1,115,243 qualifying offer...

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Letters: Things get ugly at Dodger Stadium

Kobe Bryant goes out, Steve Nash goes on the DL; and the list goes on and on. TWC paid the Dodgers billions of dollars for exclusive right to broadcast their games; 70% of the Dodger fans can't watch their team on TV. Clayton Kershaw's back goes out, Brian Wilson goes on the DL; Matt ...

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Lakers give Mitch Kupchak a multiyear contract extension

With the extension announced Tuesday, he will have more time to reshape the team after the moves to acquire Dwight Howard, Steve Nash and Coach Mike D'Antoni didn't put the Lakers into contention. Injuries have been the major roadblock, but the Lakers should have get a high-level draft ...

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Preview: Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies

If the Lakers are to beat the Grizzlies on Sunday, they'll have to do it without Pau Gasol (vertigo), Chris Kaman (calf), Kobe Bryant (knee), Xavier Henry (knee, wrist), Steve Nash (back) and Kent Bazemore (foot). Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley has had a strong season, averaging 17.1 ...

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Given the chance, Jordan Farmar says he'll be a Laker next season

" The Lakers have just Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Robert Sacre under guaranteed contracts next season. Nick Young has a player option to become a free agent, which he's likely to take. Kendall Marshall has a non-guaranteed deal at $915,243...

Preview: Lakers Week 25 predictions

Injuries have been the story, with Pau Gasol (vertigo), Chris Kaman (calf), Kobe Bryant (knee), Steve Nash (nerve root irritation), Xavier Henry (knee) and Kent Bazemore (foot) off the court. Through 80 games, the Lakers have just 25 wins, four behind cumulative expectations at 25-55. If ...

NBA Athletes Offer Support For TNT's Craig Sager

Steve Nash (@SteveNash) April 18, 2014 Wishing @TNT_CraigSager a speedy recovery. — Billy King (@bkdefend) April 18, 2014 Praying for Craig Sager — Anthony Morrow (@MrAnthonyMorrow) April 18, 2014 Two of Sager’s coworkers at TNT also took time to send well wishes...

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