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Steve Nash
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Team: Los AngelesHeight: 6-3 Born: 2/7/1974
Position: PGWeight: 180 Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
College: Santa ClaraDraft: 1st Round 15th pick by Suns (1996)


Latest News
Apr. 14 6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 PM MST8:00 PM EST5:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 PM CT0:00 - Nash won't play Monday.
Analysis: Nash, plagued with an irritated nerve root, has played in two of the last four games but scored just seven points in a combined 32 minutes.
Apr. 9 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET4:45 GMT12:45 9:45 PM MST11:45 PM EST8:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CT3:45 - Steve Nash had five assists on Tuesday night, moving past Mark Jackson for third place in NBA history in the category.
Analysis: It has been a long season for Nash, as he has battled injuries along with the team's struggles for the Los Angeles Lakers. His accomplishment on Tuesday was surely one of the bright spots in an otherwise dismal year.
Mar. 24 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET22:22 GMT6:22 3:22 PM MST5:22 PM EST2:22 UAE (+1)23:2218:22 ET4:22 PM CT21:22 - Nash is questionable for Tuesday's game against the New York Knicks with his usual back problems.
Analysis: The two-time MVP has appeared in just 11 games this season for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Feb. 18 8:31 PM PT9:31 PM MT10:31 PM CT11:31 PM ET4:31 GMT12:31 9:31 PM MST11:31 PM EST8:31 UAE05:3123:31 ET10:31 PM CT3:31 - Nash made an amazing return Friday.
Analysis: Nash was out due to nerve irritation in his left leg but he had 11 assists in 18 minutes off the bench so the 40-year-old still has a little bit left.
Feb. 9 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE05:1323:13 ET10:13 PM CT2:13 - Nash returned to action Tuesday night against the Jazz after he left Sunday's game with nerve irritation in his left leg that was fractured last season.
Analysis: The 40-year-old Nash has also dealt with back problems this season.
Feb. 8 9:30 PM PT10:30 PM MT11:30 PM CT12:30 AM ET5:30 GMT13:30 10:30 PM MST12:30 AM EST9:30 UAE06:300:30 ET11:30 PM CT3:30 - On the night of his 40th birthday, Nash scored a season-high 19 points, helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-98 Friday night.
Analysis: Nash, who was one of six Lakers players to score in double-figures, added five assists and four rebounds in the win.
Feb. 5 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET22:51 GMT6:51 3:51 PM MST5:51 PM EST2:51 UAE (+1)23:5117:51 ET4:51 PM CT20:51 - Nash and Jodie Meeks are sitting out Los Angeles' game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Nash is skipping the second leg of a back-to-back set after playing for the first time since Nov. 10 on Tuesday night in a loss at Minnesota. After missing 34 games because of a nerve problem in his back, the two-time NBA MVP had seven points and nine assists in 25 minutes. He's expected to play Friday night in Philadelphia.
Feb. 4 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE05:2623:26 ET10:26 PM CT2:26 - Steve Nash played his first game since Nov. 10, scoring seven points and handing out nine assists in Los Angeles' 109-99 loss to Minnesota on Tuesday.
Analysis: Nash was on the floor for 25 minutes in the game, about 10 more than he was expected to play.
Nov. 11 5:34 PM PT6:34 PM MT7:34 PM CT8:34 PM ET1:34 GMT9:34 6:34 PM MST8:34 PM EST5:34 UAE (+1)02:3420:34 ET7:34 PM CT23:34 - Nash will be out of the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup for at least two weeks with nerve root irritation.
Analysis: Nash played just 13 minutes in the Lakers' loss to Minnesota on Sunday night before sitting out with pain in his back and hamstrings. He consulted with a specialist Monday. Nash is the NBA's oldest player at 39. He has struggled with injuries since shortly after joining the Lakers in summer 2012.
Nov. 8 4:13 PM PT5:13 PM MT6:13 PM CT7:13 PM ET0:13 GMT8:13 5:13 PM MST7:13 PM EST4:13 UAE (+1)01:1319:13 ET6:13 PM CT22:13 - Nash remains out with a sore back.
Analysis: The Lakers are trying to be cautious about overworking the 39-year-old point guard, who is in his 18th season. The Lakers played in Houston on Thursday night and did not get to New Orleans until 3 a.m. Friday. When the Lakers played on back-to-back nights earlier this season, Nash sat out the second of those games as well.
Oct. 30 5:27 PM PT6:27 PM MT7:27 PM CT8:27 PM ET0:27 GMT8:27 5:27 PM MST7:27 PM EST4:27 UAE (+1)01:2720:27 ET6:27 PM CT22:27 - Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will not play against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said about 90 minutes before tip-off that the team decided to rest Nash after playing the Clippers on Tuesday night. D'Antoni said the plan is to rest Nash on some, if not most, back-to-back games this season to keep the 39-year-old point guard fresh.
July 26 12:21 PM PT1:21 PM MT2:21 PM CT3:21 PM ET19:21 GMT3:21 12:21 PM MST2:21 PM EST23:21 UAE21:2115:21 ET2:21 PM CT18:21 - Nash is going to work out with one of soccer's most famous clubs.
Analysis: The Lakers guard will have a tryout Tuesday with Inter Milan, ahead of the team appearing in the United States for the Guinness International Champions Club tournament. Nash tells The Associated Press that he's working his way back to 100 percent physically after enduring an injury-filled year this past season with the Lakers. He says he fully expects to be nervous just sharing the field with Inter Milan for a practice.
July 23 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST23:59 UAE21:5915:59 ET2:59 PM CT18:59 - An Arizona appellate court says Nash may have to pay additional child support for his three children and that he and his ex-wife can't say bad things about each other through social media.
Analysis: A Court of Appeals panel's ruling Tuesday says a judge must consider ordering Nash to pay more than the children's ``basic needs.''

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
96-97 Pho 65 10.5 3.3 1.0 2.1 0.3 0.0 1.0 .423 .418 .824
97-98 Pho 76 21.9 9.1 2.1 3.4 0.8 0.1 1.3 .459 .415 .860
98-99 Dal 40 31.7 7.9 2.9 5.5 0.9 0.1 2.1 .363 .374 .826
99-00 Dal 56 27.4 8.6 2.2 4.9 0.7 0.1 1.8 .477 .403 .882
00-01 Dal 70 34.1 15.6 3.2 7.3 1.0 0.1 2.9 .487 .406 .895
01-02 Dal 82 34.6 17.9 3.1 7.7 0.6 0.0 2.8 .483 .455 .887
02-03 Dal 82 33.1 17.7 2.9 7.3 1.0 0.1 2.3 .465 .413 .909
03-04 Dal 78 33.5 14.5 3.0 8.8 0.9 0.1 2.7 .470 .405 .916
04-05 Pho 75 34.3 15.5 3.3 11.5 1.0 0.1 3.3 .502 .431 .887
05-06 Pho 79 35.4 18.8 4.2 10.5 0.8 0.2 3.5 .512 .439 .921
06-07 Pho 76 35.3 18.6 3.5 11.6 0.8 0.1 3.8 .532 .455 .899
07-08 Pho 81 34.3 16.9 3.5 11.1 0.7 0.1 3.6 .504 .470 .906
08-09 Pho 74 33.6 15.7 3.0 9.7 0.7 0.1 3.4 .503 .439 .933
09-10 Pho 81 32.8 16.5 3.3 11.0 0.5 0.1 3.6 .507 .426 .938
10-11 Pho 75 33.3 14.7 3.5 11.4 0.6 0.1 3.5 .492 .395 .912
11-12 Pho 62 31.6 12.5 3.0 10.7 0.6 0.1 3.7 .532 .390 .894
12-13 LAL 50 32.5 12.7 2.8 6.7 0.6 0.1 2.5 .497 .438 .922
13-14 LAL 15 20.9 6.8 1.9 5.7 0.5 0.1 2.1 .383 .333 .917
Career 1217 31.3 14.3 3.0 8.5 0.7 0.1 2.9 .490 .428 .904

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
96-97 Pho  65 684 74 175 23 55 42 51 16 63 138 20 0 63 213
97-98 Pho  76 1664 268 584 81 195 74 86 32 160 262 63 4 98 691
98-99 Dal  40 1269 114 314 49 131 38 46 32 114 219 37 2 83 315
99-00 Dal  56 1532 173 363 60 149 75 85 34 121 272 37 3 102 481
00-01 Dal  70 2387 386 792 89 219 231 258 46 223 509 72 5 205 1092
01-02 Dal  82 2837 525 1088 156 343 260 293 50 254 634 53 4 229 1466
02-03 Dal  82 2711 518 1114 111 269 308 339 63 234 598 85 6 192 1455
03-04 Dal  78 2612 397 845 104 257 230 251 59 232 687 67 8 209 1128
04-05 Pho  75 2573 430 857 94 218 211 238 57 249 861 74 6 245 1165
05-06 Pho  79 2796 541 1056 150 342 257 279 47 333 826 61 12 276 1489
06-07 Pho  76 2681 517 971 156 343 222 247 30 269 884 57 6 287 1412
07-08 Pho  81 2780 485 962 179 381 222 245 28 282 898 53 5 295 1371
08-09 Pho  74 2484 428 851 108 246 196 210 19 223 717 55 10 248 1160
09-10 Pho  81 2660 499 985 124 291 211 225 34 268 892 42 12 295 1333
10-11 Pho  75 2497 399 811 81 205 227 249 40 260 855 48 4 265 1106
11-12 Pho  62 1961 295 555 55 141 127 142 26 186 664 38 8 229 772
12-13 LAL  50 1627 236 475 57 130 107 116 26 142 333 30 5 126 636
13-14 LAL  15 313 36 94 8 24 22 24 4 29 86 7 2 31 102
Career 1217 38068 6321 12892 1685 3939 3060 3384 643 3642 10335 899 102 3478 17387

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
96-97 Pho 4 3.8 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 .222 .250 -
97-98 Pho 4 12.8 5.5 2.5 1.8 0.5 0.0 0.8 .444 .200 .625
00-01 Dal 10 37.0 13.6 3.2 6.4 0.6 0.1 2.5 .417 .410 .882
01-02 Dal 8 40.4 19.5 4.0 8.8 0.5 0.0 3.8 .432 .444 .971
02-03 Dal 20 36.5 16.1 3.5 7.3 0.9 0.1 2.6 .447 .487 .873
03-04 Dal 5 39.4 13.6 5.2 9.0 0.8 0.0 2.4 .386 .375 .889
04-05 Pho 15 40.7 23.9 4.8 11.3 0.9 0.2 4.7 .520 .389 .919
05-06 Pho 20 39.9 20.4 3.7 10.2 0.4 0.3 3.4 .502 .368 .912
06-07 Pho 11 37.5 18.9 3.2 13.3 0.4 0.1 4.4 .463 .487 .891
07-08 Pho 5 36.6 16.2 2.8 7.8 0.4 0.2 2.4 .457 .300 .917
09-10 Pho 16 33.7 17.8 3.3 10.1 0.3 0.1 3.8 .518 .380 .893
12-13 LAL 2 30.5 12.5 2.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 1.5 .435 .000 1.000
Career 120 35.7 17.3 3.5 8.8 0.6 0.1 3.2 .473 .406 .900

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
96-97 Pho  4 15 2 9 1 4 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 5
97-98 Pho  4 51 8 18 1 5 5 8 2 10 7 2 0 3 22
00-01 Dal  10 370 45 108 16 39 30 34 6 32 64 6 1 25 136
01-02 Dal  8 323 51 118 20 45 34 35 7 32 70 4 0 30 156
02-03 Dal  20 729 115 257 37 76 55 63 15 70 145 17 1 51 322
03-04 Dal  5 197 27 70 6 16 8 9 6 26 45 4 0 12 68
04-05 Pho  15 610 140 269 21 54 57 62 9 72 170 14 3 70 358
05-06 Pho  20 798 146 291 32 87 83 91 9 73 204 8 5 67 407
06-07 Pho  11 413 74 160 19 39 41 46 4 35 146 4 1 48 208
07-08 Pho  5 183 32 70 6 20 11 12 1 14 39 2 1 12 81
09-10 Pho  16 539 99 191 19 50 67 75 6 52 161 4 1 60 284
12-13 LAL  2 61 10 23 0 3 5 5 2 5 9 0 0 3 25
Career 120 4289 749 1584 178 438 396 440 68 422 1061 66 14 383 2072

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