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Steve Nash

Canadian/british Basketball Player
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Stephen John "Steve" Nash, OC, OBC is a South African-born Canadian professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers 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 (WCC) Player of the Year.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1974 Birth Nash was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to a Welsh mother and English father on 7 February 1974. … Read More

TEENAGE

1991 17 Years Old In the 1991–92 season, he led his team in his final year to the British Columbia AAA provincial championship title, and was named the province's Player of the Year. … Read More
1992 18 Years Old Nash was awarded a scholarship by Santa Clara for the 1992–93 season. … Read More

TWENTIES

1994 20 Years Old The team rebounded in the 1994–95 season, with Nash being named Conference Player of the Year and the Broncos topping the WCC. … Read More
1995 21 Years Old 1 More Event
After the season, Nash contemplated turning professional, and decided against it when he learned that he would probably not be considered as a first-round pick in the 1995 NBA Draft. … Read More
1996 22 Years Old After graduating with a degree in sociology, Nash was selected 15th overall by the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the 1996 NBA draft. … Read More
1998 24 Years Old Following the 1998 NBA Draft, Nash was traded from the Suns to the Mavericks in exchange for Martin Müürsepp, Bubba Wells, the draft rights to Pat Garrity and a first-round draft pick (who later turned out to be future Phoenix team-mate Shawn Marion). … Read More
2000 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Nash captained Canada at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. … Read More

THIRTIES

Nash again led Team Canada during qualifying for the 2004 Summer Olympics at the FIBA Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament in San Juan, Puerto Rico. … Read More
2005 31 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In the 2005–06 season, Nash became the fourth player in NBA history to shoot 50% or better from the field, 40% from three-point range (43.9), and 90% from the line, joining Larry Bird, Reggie Miller, and Mark Price in the 50–40–90 Club.
2006 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Nash would repeat this feat three more times in the 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09 and 2009–10 campaigns. … Read More
Commenting on Nash losing out to former teammate Dirk Nowitzki for the 2007 NBA MVP, Boston Celtics centre and Hall of Famer Russell stated: "I think, on the world stage, he's one of our great athletes in all sports... … Read More
2008 - 2009 2 More Events
2010 36 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On 21 January 2010, Nash was named as the starting point guard for the West for the 2010 NBA All-Star Game. … Read More
2011 37 Years Old Nash had also previously made statements about his intention to bring Major League Soccer to Vancouver as early as 2011, which he has succeeded in doing. … Read More
…  He was named general manager of the Canadian men's national basketball team in 2012.
However, they lost their next four, including a 125–112 loss to Houston on 8 January 2013, when Nash assisted on an Antawn Jamison jumper to became the fifth player in NBA history to reach 10,000 career assists. … Read More

FORTIES

Nash returned on February 4, 2014, shooting 3-for-6 for 7 points.
2015 41 Years Old 1 More Event
After a 19-year NBA career in which he twice won MVP honors, tallied the third-most assists in league history and assured his place in the Hall of Fame as one of the greatest point guards ever to play the game, Nash formally announced his retirement from the game on March 21, 2015 in a letter published on The Players' Tribune website. … Read More
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