Steve Nash

Professional Basketball Player

Stephen John "Steve" Nash, OC, OBC 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.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Steve Nash.


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


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


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
2003 29 Years Old After the 2003–04 season, Nash became a free agent. … Read More


2005 31 Years Old 1 More Event
The next season, Stoudemire suffered a serious knee injury, and Johnson and Quentin Richardson were traded away. The Suns were not expected to repeat their successful 2005 season, but with Nash directing the same high-tempo offence, the team compiled a respectable 54–28 record and won the division title.
2006 32 Years Old The Suns were again the highest-scoring team in the league with seven players averaging double figures in points per game, and Nash was voted for the first time to start for the 2006 Western All-Star team. … Read More
2008 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Nash played in 81 regular-season games during the in this campaign, the Western Conference was especially competitive and he led the Suns to 55 wins and the sixth seed for the 2008 NBA Playoffs. … Read More
2009 35 Years Old Nash, along with former Yahoo! president and fellow Victoria-native Jeff Mallett, are investors in Women's Professional Soccer, a soccer league that was launched in March 2009. … Read More
2010 36 Years Old …  On 21 January 2010, Nash was named as the starting point guard for the West for the 2010 NBA All-Star Game. … Read More
In February 2012, Nash was named to his eighth All-Star Game. … Read More
2013 39 Years Old 1 More Event
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 become the fifth player in NBA history to reach 10,000 career assists. … Read More


Nash returned on February 4, 2014, shooting 3-for-6 for 7 points.
2015 41 Years Old 1 More Event
Nash announced his retirement from playing on March 21, 2015. … Read More
During his first season with Golden State, the Warriors produced a record-breaking 73–9 season, although the team fell short in the 2016 NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers. … Read More
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