2011 Nash Showdown in Chinatown
December 6, 2011
Steve Nash held his annual "Showdown in Chinatown" soccer game in New York over the summer.
The pregame meeting gave players a chance to meet old friends. (Nash and Raja Bell)
All the players signed items to later auction.
Some of the biggest names in basketball have participated in this event in the past.
The event takes place at Sarah D. Roosevelt Park in Manhattan.
Nash gets fitted for some new threads.
Marcin Gortat arrives for the bus ride to the field.
Tony Parker and Gortat chat on the bus over to the game.
Bell chats with former teammate Grant Hill.
Jared Dudley and Leandro Barbosa ride over on the bus together.
Nash welcomed the crowd.
Steve Nashs father warms up before the game.
Nash signs autographs for the fans.
Nash fights for a loose ball.
The New York media covered the event.
Marcin Gortat was in goal for one of the teams.
Gortat makes a save.
Gortat signs a shirt for a fan.
Dudley celebrates after a goal.
There was a full house for the event.
LB dribbles the ball down the sideline.
Dudley is schooled by Nash's dad.
The post-game party provided food for the participants.
Gortat watches the auction.
Jerseys were auctioned at the end of the day.
The Hill jersey is usually a very popluar item.
The prize of the event was a Nash jersey.
The winning bidder is congratulated.