Steve Nash Background

Steve

Nash

Height: 6-3

Weight: 180

DOB: 2/7/74

School: Santa Clara

NBA Years: 18

NBA MVP (2)

NBA All-Star (8)

All-NBA First Team (3)

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All-NBA Second Team (1)

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All-NBA Third Team (3)

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HOW ACQUIRED:

Acquired by the Lakers from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for first round draft picks in 2013 and 2015 as well as second round draft picks in 2013 and 2014 July 10, 2012.


2012-13 Season:

Appeared in 50 games (50 starts), averaging 12.7 points, 2.8 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 0.60 steals in 32.5 minutes … Scored 10+ points 37 times including 4 20+ point games … Handed out 10+ assists 10 times … Recorded 8 double-doubles … Ranked among 2012-13 league leaders in 3FG% (5th/.438) … Converted 107-of-116 free throws this season (.922) for a career total of 3038-for-3360 (.904167), ahead of Mark Price (2135-of-2362, .903895) for the best FT% in NBA history … Posted 16 points, six rebounds and 11 assists 12/25 vs. New York … Totaled 12 points and 10 assists 1/1 vs. Philadelphia, posting the 500th 10+ assists game of his career (4th most all-time) … Tallied 12 points and 10 assists 1/4 @ LA Clippers … Posted 10 points and a season-high 13 assists 1/6 vs. Denver … Recorded 10,000th career assist, finishing with 16 points and 10 assists 1/8 at Houston … Tallied 17 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and a career-high tying two blocks 2/1 at Minnesota … Tallied 14 points and seven assists 2/20 vs. Boston, moving past Magic Johnson (10,141) for 4th on the NBA’s all-time assists list … Scored 20 points 2/24 at Dallas … Posted 15 points and 10 assists 3/3 vs. Atlanta … Scored 20 points 3/5 at Oklahoma City … Scored a season-high 22 points (7-13 FG, 4-6 3FG) 3/8 vs. Toronto … Posted 19 points and 12 assists 3/17 vs. Sacramento … Totaled 21 points, a season-high nine rebounds and seven assists 3/25 at Golden State … Missed 32 total games due to injury: 24 games with a non-displaced fracture, left leg (11/2-12/18) and 8 games with a strained right hamstring (4/2-4/17) ... Appeared in two playoff games (both starts), averaging 12.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in 30.4 minutes.

Career

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Steve Nash #10 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket during a game against the Atlanta Hawks on November 3, 2013 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

Two-time NBA MVP (2004-05, 2005-06)… Eight-time NBA All-Star, two-time starter (2006, 2010) … Three-time All-NBA First Team selection (2005, 2006, 2007) ... Second Team selection in 2008 ... Third Team selection in 2002 and 2003 ... Three-time NBA Western Conference Player of the Month (November 2002, November 2004, January 2007) … Eight-time NBA Western Conference Player of the Week (12/16/01; 12/26/04; 2/13/05; 11/28/05; 1/8/06; 12/10/06; 1/21/07; 1/28/07) … Only player in NBA history to shoot at least 50 percent from the field, 40 percent from three-point range and 90 percent from the free-throw line in four different seasons after doing so in 2005-06, 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10 (only Nash and Bird have done so at least twice)… Fourth in NBA history in career assists (10,249) … Only one other player has averaged 11 or more assists past the age of 33 (John Stockton in 1995-96); Nash has done so three times (2007-08, 2009-10, 2010-11) … One of only five players in NBA history to total 800 or more assists in four consecutive seasons after doing so from 2004-05 to 2007-08 (John Stockton-10, Magic Johnson-9, IsiahThomas-4, Oscar Robertson-4) … 110 career efforts of 15 or more assists, 3rd most in NBA history behind John Stockton (293) and Magic Johnson (127) ... First all-time in career free-throw percentage (3038-of-3360, .904167) for his career (min. 1200 made), ahead of Mark Price (2135-of-2362, .903895) who ranks second all-time ... One of four players in NBA history to shoot 90 percent or better from the free throw line in eight different seasons (Ray Allen, Reggie Miller, Rick Barry) … Has led the league in free throw percentage twice (2005-06, 2009-10) … Made a singleseason career-high 54 consecutive free-throws from Dec. 4, 2008-Jan. 23, 2009, a streak which spanned 20 games … Ranks eighth all-time (.428) in career three-point field goal percentage (minimum 250 made) … 10th in NBA history with 1,677 career three-pointers made … One of only two players in league history with 1,600 threes and 10,000 assists (Jason Kidd) … Eight career 20-assist games … Two career 20-20 games overall (Jan. 2, 2006 OT; Nov. 9, 2009) … Three career triple-doubles: 11/17/03 vs. Portland (14 points, 10 rebounds, 12 assists); 3/30/05 vs. Philadelphia (12 points, 13 rebounds, 12 assists); 4/19/06 at Portland (16 points, 10 rebounds, 12 assists) … Won his second consecutive NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2005-06, one of 10 players in league history to capture the award in back-to-back seasons (Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Moses Malone, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, LeBron James) … Also joined Hall of Famer Johnson as the only point guards in league history to capture multiple MVP trophies … Joined Bob Cousy (1956-57), Oscar Robertson (1963-64), Magic Johnson (1986-87, 1988-89 and 1989-90), Michael Jordan (1990-91, 1992-93, 1995-96, 1997-98) and Allen Iverson (2000-01) as the only guards in league history to be named league MVP (later joined by Kobe Bryant in 2007-08 and Derrick Rose in 2010-11) … Joined Hakeem Olajuwon (1993-94, Nigeria) as the only other international player to win the award (Nowitzki became the third in 2006-07) … Originally selected by the Suns in the first round (15th pick overall) of the 1996 NBA Draft ... Traded to Dallas July 25, 1998 for Pat Garrity, Bubba Wells, Martin Muursepp and a future firstround pick (Shawn Marion) … Signed by Phoenix as a restricted free agent July 14, 2004 and signed a contract extension with the Suns July 27, 2009 … Former member of the Canadian National Team and was Canada’s team captain at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

2011-12:

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Steve Nash #10 of the Los Angeles Lakers scores a layup during a 106-95 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center on January 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Western Conference All-Star … Appeared in 62 games (all starts), averaging 12.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 10.7 assists in 31.6 minutes ... Moved into 5th on the NBA’s all-time assist list, passing Oscar Robertson on April 21 ... Led all NBA guards in field goal percentage (9th overall), shooting a career high from the field (.532) ... Made two game-winning field goals (2/7 at Milwaukee, 4/4 at Utah) ... Ranked second among league leaders in assists (10.7) and first in total assists (664) ... Posted 28 double-doubles (most among NBA guards) ... Recorded six 20-10 games … 41 double-digit assist efforts overall led NBA (Rondo-35) ... 11 efforts of 15 or more assists led NBA … Scored 20+ points nine times including one 30+ point game ... Finished season ranked 2nd all-time in career free-throw percentage (2931-of-3244 (.903514) for his career, behind leader Mark Price (2135-of-2362, .903895)) ... Recorded as many or more assists than the entire opposing team twice (12/26, 3/1) ... Missed four games (Jan. 13, right quad contusion; Jan. 30, left quad contusion; Feb. 14, March 15, rest).

2010-11:

Appeared in 75 games (all starts), averaging 14.7 points, a league-best 11.4 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 33.3 minutes ... NBA assist leader for the fifth time in the last seven seasons (2nd straight season) ... Finished as the league leader in double-digit assist games (51) and 15-assist games (20) ... Joined Jason Kidd and John Stockton as just the third player in NBA history to lead the league in assists in five different seasons ...Finished the season as the NBA’s all-time leader in career free-throw percentage (2804-of-3102, .903933 FT%), just ahead of Mark Price (2135-of-2362, .903895 FT%) ... Led all NBA guards with 41 double-doubles ... On March 22, recorded his 8th 20-assist game, joining Magic Johnson,Stockton and Oscar Robertson as the only players in NBA history with a 20-assist game in six different seasons ... Also became oldest player in NBA history to record a 20-assist game (37 years, 43 days), besting Lenny Wilkens by a year and 13 days ... On February 25, became the 7th player inNBA history to record 9,000 career assists ... On February 7, became just the 11th player in NBA history to record 6,000 assists or more with a single team, joining Bob Cousy, John Havlicek, Thomas, Johnson, Jerry West, Payton, Maurice Cheeks, Robertson, Stockton and Kevin Johnson ... OnNovember 28, became the 13th player in NBA history with 1,500 three-pointers made.

2009-10:

Second Team All-NBA ... Western Conference All-Star (starter) ... Appeared in 81 games (all starts), averaging 16.5 points and an NBA-best 11.0 assists in 32.8 minutes ... Shot .507 from the field (23rd-NBA, 2nd-NBA guards), .426 from three-point range (10th-NBA) and an NBA-best, franchise-record and career-high .938 from the free-throw line… Oldest player in NBA history to lead the league in assists (4th time leading league overall in assists) ... Fifth player in NBA history to lead the league in assists in four different seasons (since 1969-70 when leader was first based on assist average) ... On January 25, became 8th player in NBA history to reach 8,000 career assists and 7th with both 14,000 career points and 8,000 assists … Registered two 20-assist games (10/30 vs. Golden State, 11/9 at Philadelphia) ... Already only player in NBA history to shoot at least 50% from field, 40% from 3-point range and 90% from free-throw line in a single season by qualifiers in each category three different times, did so a record fourth time in 2009-10 (Larry Bird-2, Reggie Miller, Mark Price, Dirk Nowitzki) … Led NBA in free-throw percentage for second time in career (2005-06) and shot better than 90 percent from the line for the 6th time, something only four other players in NBA history have done ... Converted 13-of-13 free throws 1/5 at Sacramento (his most FTM without a miss in a single game) … Led all guards and ranked fifth league-wide with 49 double-doubles (14 20-10 games, one 20-20 game (11/9 at Philadelphia)) … Scored 20+ points 26 times and 30+ points five times ... Recorded 10+ assists 54 times (20+ assists twice) ... Recorded as many or more assists than the entire opposing team nine times … Registered two game winners and now has eight in career (10/28 at LA Clippers, 11/15 vs. Toronto) ... In the 2010 Playoffs, averaged 17.8 points and 10.1 assists in 16 games.

2008-09:

Appeared in 74 games (all starts), averaging 15.7 points (50% FG, 44% 3FG, 93% FT), 3.0 rebounds and 9.7 assists in 33.6 minutes ... First player in NBA history to shoot 50 percent from the field (50%), 40 percent from three-point range (44%) and 90 percent from the free-throw line (93%) in three different seasons … Became the 13th player in NBA history to record 7,000 career assists 12/25/08 vs. San Antonio ... Posted fifth career 20-assist game (21) 2/8/09 at Detroit ... Became the 11th player in NBA history to accumulate 13,000 points and 7,000 assists 3/3/09 vs. Orlando ... Out-assisted the opposition's entire team on three occasions ... Set a single-season career high with 54 straight successful free throws ... Posted 28 double-doubles ... Scored 20+ points 23 times and 30+ points once.

2007-08:

Second Team All-NBA ... Western Conference All-Star ... Appeared in 81 games (all starts), averaging 16.9 points (50% FG, career-high 47% 3FG, 91% FT), 3.5 rebounds and 11.1 assists in 34.3 minutes ... Became the first player since Magic Johnson in 1990-91 to average 11 or more assists and NOT lead the league in assists … Joined Larry Bird as the only players in league history to shoot at least 50 percent from the field, 40 percent from three-point range and 90 percent from the free-throw line in multiple seasons … The only NBA player in the top 25 in FG%, 3FG% and FT% ... Set a new career high with eight three-pointers 3/31 vs. Denver ... Made a franchise-record 74 straight free throws, dating back to the 2006- 07 season … Led the Suns with 48 double-doubles … Averaged a double-double for the fourth consecutive season, joining Dwight Howard as the only two players in the NBA to do so … In the 2008 NBA Playoffs, averaged 16.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 7.8 asists in 36.6 minutes.

2006-07:

First Team All-NBA ... Western Conference All-Star ... Appeared in 76 games (all starts), averaging 18.6 points (career-high .532 FG%), 3.5 rebounds and a career-high 11.6 assists in 35.3 minutes ... First NBA player since Magic Johnson (1990-91) to average at least 18 points (18.6) and 11 assists (11.6) ... Highest assist average since John Stockton (12.5) in 1994-95 … Led league in assists for third consecutive year (2004-07) ... Fifth player in NBA history to lead league in assists in at least three consecutive seasons (9, John Stockton, 1987-96; 8, Bob Cousy, 1952-60, 3, Oscar Robertson, 1963-66; 3, Jason Kidd, 1998-01) … Only NBA player ranked in the top 25 in scoring, field goal percentage, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage … Led all NBA guards in field goal percentage (.532) and three-point field goal percentage (.455) … Including 2006-07, a Nash-led team led the league in scoring for the sixth consecutive season (2004-07 with Phoenix, 2001-04 with Dallas) … In the 2007 Playoffs, averaged 18.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 13.3 assists in 11 games ... Became just the fourth NBA player to average 13 assists per game (min. 10 games) in one postseason (13.3), joining Magic Johnson (1984-86), John Stockton (1988, 1992) and Johnny Moore (1983). 2005-06: NBA Most Valuable Player (second consecutive) ... First Team All-NBA ... Western Conference All-Star (starter) ... Appeared in 79 games (all starts), averaging a career-high 18.8 points (29th in NBA), 4.2 rebounds and 10.5 assists in 35.4 minutes ... Ranked among league’s most accurate shooters in FG% (.512/16th), 3-point FG% (.439/6th) and FT% (.921/1st) ... Only the ninth player ever to win back-to-back MVP titles and only the third guard (Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan) … Became only the fourth player (Reggie Miller in 1993-94, Mark Price in 1988-89 and Larry Bird in 1986-87 and 1987-88) in NBA history to shoot at least 50% from the field, 40% from behind the arc and 90% from the foul line (while meeting NBA statistical minimums) … Led NBA in assists (10.5) for the second year in a row ... Averaged 20.4 points (.502 FG%, .368 3FG%, .912 FT%) and 10.2 assists in 39.9 minutes in 20 games in 2006 NBA Playoffs … Third player (Magic Johnson (7 times), John Stockton (3 times)) to post double figures in assists in seven consecutive playoff games (May 12-26, 2006) and first to do so since Stockton did it in the 1996 NBA Playoffs.

2004-05:

NBA Most Valuable Player ... First Team All-NBA ... Western Conference All-Star ... Appeared in 75 games (all starts), averaging 15.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and an NBA-best 11.5 assists in 34.3 minutes ... Ranked among the NBA’s most accurate shooters: .502 FG% (T20th), .431 3FG% (6th), .887 FT% (6th) ... Posted highest assists average (11.5) in NBA since John Stockton averaged 12.3 in 1994-95 ... Only NBA player to average double figures in assists ... One of three guards to shoot 50 percent or better from the field (.502) … Won PlayStation Skills Challenge at 2005 All-Star Weekend … Had 16 20-point, 10-assist games … Scored 30+ points twice … Posted 49 double-doubles including second career triple-double with 12 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and 12 assists in 27 minutes 3/30 vs. Philadelphia ... Recorded 10+ assists 59 times and 15+ assists 11 times … Scored a season-high 33 points 2/8 at Sacramento ... WC Player of the Month for November ... WC Player of the Week twice (2/14, 12/27) ... Handed out a season-high 18 assists three times: 11/16 at Dallas, 11/21 at LA Clippers and 2/14 vs. Utah ... Missed six games due to injury and was a DNP-CD in season finale 4/20 at Sacramento … In 15 playoff games, averaged 23.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 11.3 assists … First player in NBA history to post four straight games of 25 points and 10 assists in the postseason (May 18-24) … Joined Chamberliain and Jordan as only players to score 40+ points in one playoff game and then collect a triple-double in the next game … Scored playoff career-high 48 points 5/15 at Dallas ... Recorded a 34-point, career playoff-high 13-rebound, 12-assist triple-double 5/18 vs. Dallas.

2003-04:

Appeared in 78 games (all starts), averaging 14.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 8.8 assists in 33.5 minutes ... Among NBA leaders, ranked third in assists, first in assists per 48 minutes (12.6), sixth in assists per turnover ratio (3.29), second in free throw percentage (.916), tied for 11th in three point field goal percentage (.405) and 32nd in field goal percentage (.470) … Scored in double figures 60 times, 20 or more 16 times and had 28 double-doubles with one triple-double … Handed out an NBA season-high 19 assists 4/1 vs. Sacramento ... Scored a season-high 31 points (11-17 FG, 3-4 3FG, 6-7 FT) 3/30 vs. Cleveland ... Recorded first career triple-double with 14 points, 12 assists and a season-high 10 rebounds 11/17 vs. Portland … Tied the Mavericks franchise record for most three-pointers made without a miss in a single game with five 11/11 vs. New Orleans.

2002-03:

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Kobe Bryant who was drafted number thirteen overall by the Charlotte Hornets and Steve Nash, drafted number fifteen overall by the Phoenix Suns greet each other during the 1996 NBA Draft on June 26, 1996 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Ruthford, New Jersey.

Third Team All-NBA ... Western Conference All-Star ... Appeared in 82 games (all starts), averaging 17.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 7.3 assists in 33.1 minutes ... Led team in scoring 17 times and in assists 63 times ... Scored 10+ points 72 times and 20+ points 30 times ... Named NBA Co-Player of the Month in November ... Ranked third in the NBA in free throw percentage, sixth in three-point percentage, eighth in assists per game, 36th in scoring and 37th in field goal percentage ... Established a Mavericks franchise record with 49 consecutive free throws made from 12/2 - 12/2 and then made 47 straight from 1/2 - 1/23 ... Recorded 19 double-doubles ... Scored a season-high 32 points 1/17 at Phoenix.

2001-02:

Third Team All-NBA ... Western Conference All-Star ... Appeared in 82 games (all starts), averaged 17.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 7.7 assists in 34.6 minutes ... NBA Player of the Week (12/10) ... Scored in double figures 69 times with 20+ points 36 times and 30+ points six times ... Led team in scoring 11 times, in assists 66 times and in steals 17 times … 21 games of double figure assists … Ranked 34th in the NBA in points per game, ninth in assists, fifth in free throw percentage, 25th in field goal percentage and fifth in three-point field goal percentage ... Made the game winning three-pointer with 0.6 seconds on the clock in overtime 12/26 at San Antonio … Scored a season-high 39 points 12/11 vs. Portland ... Recorded 20 double-doubles … Totaled 19 points and a season-high 15 assists 3/7 vs. Toronto … Narrowly missed first career triple-double with 16 points, a season-high nine rebounds and nine assists 3/3 at Denver.

2000-01:

Appeared in 70 games (all starts), averaging 15.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 7.3 assists in 34.1 minutes ... Missed 10 total games due to a sore left hamstring (1/11/01-1/20/01 and 2/3/01-2/13/01) ... Missed the L.A. Lakers game (12/3/00) and Houston game (12/5/00) due to a bruised right calf ... Ranked fourth among league leaders in free throw percentage (.895) and 11th in assists (7.3) ... Led team in scoring eight times ... Scored in double figures 57 times and had 20+ points 19 times ... Had 10 or more assists 14 times ... Had 12 double-doubles (all point-assist) ... Scored a season-high 31 points (10-22 FGs, 3-9 3FGs) 2/20 vs. LA Lakers ... Recorded a career-high five steals 12/18 at Boston ... Handed out a season-high 17 assists 11/20 at Utah ... In 10 playoff games (all starts), averaged 13.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 6.4 assists in 37.0 minutes.

1999-2000:

Appeared in 56 games (27 starts), averaging 8.6 points, 4.9 assists and 2.2 rebounds in 27.4 minutes ... Missed 25 games with a right ankle tendon strain ... Scored in double figures 24 times ... Posted six double-doubles ... Posted a season-high 11 assists twice - 3/16 at San Antonio and 3/27 at Utah.

1998-99:

Appeared in 40 games (40 starts), averaging 7.9 points and 5.5 assists in 31.7 minutes ... Led Mavericks with 219 assists and ranked second in free throw percentage (.826) ... Missed the final 10 games of the season due to a lower back strain ... Scored in double figures 12 times and handed out 10+ assists five times.

1997-98:

Appeared in 76 games (9 starts), averaging 9.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 21.9 minutes ... Ranked 13th in the NBA in threepoint field goal percentage (.415) ... Bettered rookie numbers by 5.8 points, 1.1 rebounds, and 1.3 assists.

1996-97:

Appeared in 65 games (2 starts), averaging 3.3 points on .423 shooting with 2.1 assists in 10.5 minutes as a rookie ... Tallied 17 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds 11/14 at Vancouver ... Posted the second-best ever three-point percentage for a Suns rookie (.418).

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Personal

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Steve Nash #10 of the Los Angeles Lakers controls the ball against the Boston Celtics at Staples Center on February 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Full name is Stephen John Nash
  • He has twin daughters, Lola and Bella, born in October 2004, and one son, Matteo, born in November 2010
  • Father, John, played professional soccer in South Africa and England
  • Mother is Jean
  • Brother, Martin, played professional soccer for the Vancouver Whitecaps, then of the United Soccer League, and also played first division in England and for the Canadian National Team
  • Has one sister, Joann, who is married to Vancouver Canuck Manny Malhotra
  • For his success on the court and his many humanitarian efforts, was named to the Order of Canada in Dec. 2007, his home nation’s highest civilian honor
  • Recipient of the 2007 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award
  • Received the Naismith Foundation Sportsmanship Award (2006)
  • Two-time winner of the Lionel Conacher Award as the Canadian Press’ male athlete of the year (2005, 2002)
  • Unanimous winner of the Lou Marsh Award, the prize given to Canada’s top athlete (2005)
  • Winner of the 2011 International Award given by the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation of Winnipeg, an honor previously won by Mother Theresa and former President Jimmy Carter
  • Named one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people (2006)
  • Nash and his foundation received the 2008 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy
  • Honored with his own Wheaties box (3rd Canadian ever (Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux))
  • Accepted an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Victoria in September 2009
  • Received the 2011 Sport for Social Change Award from Street Soccer USA, a national organization that teaches job and life skills to homeless
  • Two-time PlayStation Skills Champion on NBA All-Star Saturday (2005, 2010)
  • Selected to carry the Olympic torch on its path to the 2010 winter games in his home province
  • One of four Canadian sports legends selected to light the cauldron at the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, along with Catriona LeMay Doan, Nancy Green and Wayne Gretzky
  • Steve Nash Foundation events have raised over $1 million, and have included the Steve Nash Foundation Charity Classic, the Steve Nash Roast in Phoenix, the annual “Showdown in Chinatown” celebrity soccer exhibition in New York City, the bi-annual “Showdown in Vancouver”
  • Summer 2011 opened the Educare Arizona Early Childhood Education and Health Center in Phoenix, a facility that provides 200 low-income children with full-day, full-year care and education
  • Helped raise over $2.5 million for the inaugural Yao/Nash Charity Gala event, a charity basketball game in Sept. 2007 in Beijing, China
  • Sponsor of the Steve Nash Youth Basketball League in British Columbia that has grown to over 10,000 participants … Co-owner of Major League Soccer’s Vancouver Whitecaps
  • In February 2008, became an investor in the eight-team Women’s Professional Soccer League, debuted in spring 2009 … Interest in filmmaking led to his own production company, “Meathawk”
  • Along with cousin Ezra Holland and in conjunction with ESPN’s 30-for-30 documentary series, codirected “Into the Wind,” the story of Canadian hero Terry Fox, which debuted at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival
  • Has also produced and directed commercial spots for Nike, Vitamin Water and EA Sports
  • In 2007, opened the first of several Steve Nash Sports Club in Vancouver, the first sports gym to aspire to meet standards for energy conservation and environmentally friendly practices … In Feb. 2008, debuted new Nike “Trash Talk” shoe, made from the wasted manufacturing scraps of other shoes … Numerous corporate partners include Nike, Vitamin Water, Flip Video, Ortsbo, a social media translation service, and most recently Canada-based health food company Liquid Nutrition … Has also partnered with Canadian-based computer manufacturer MDG Computers, Inc, and used those proceeds to help fund an intensive care post-operative pediatric cardiology ward and a pre-cancer screening and treatment clinic in Paraguay... Grew up in Victoria, British Columbia, and also played hockey, lacrosse and soccer
  • An avid fan of English soccer, his favorite club is Tottenham… Subject of the book “Long Shot: Steve Nash’s Journey to the NBA,” by Jeff Rudd
  • Averaged 21.3 points, 11.2 assists and 9.1 rebounds as a senior at St. Michaels University High in Victoria, British Columbia
  • His Santa Clara No. 11 jersey was retired at his alma mater on Sept. 18, 2006, the first jersey raised to the rafters at the Leavey Center
  • College major was sociology
  • Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and moved to Canada at the age of 18 months
  • www.stevenash.org

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