Not many people gave Steve Nash a fighting chance to make it in the NBA after the kid from Canada came out of Santa Clara in 1996.
This was around the time the Phoenix Suns made Nash their 15th overall pick, before he became one of the most must-watch players in the game, before he won two NBA MVP titiles, was an 8-time all-star with stops in Dallas and now Los Angeles and even before all of the finger licking dime dropping and fall back jump shots.
But now comes the news out of LA that we may be watching the end of the Nash era before our eyes because of his gimpy back, as Nash is sidelined for the next two weeks.
Sad but true.
Eric Pincus with the Los Angeles Times wonders out loud about the next steps for Nash and the Lakers:
“If he can't make it back, he may have already played in the final NBA game of his illustrious career, just weeks into his 18th season,” writes Pincus. “Should the Lakers' back specialist, Dr. Robert Watkins, determine that any additional effort b...