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Steve Nash has always had a soft spot for San Antonio in his heart. Well it might be more of a hard spot, since the San Antonio Spurs will forever haunt his nightmares.
In Nash’s prime the Spurs knocked him out of the playoffs three times in four years. Still, Nash is one of the most professional athletes in the NBA today and he recently gave some comments about the Spurs in an interview with Grantland’s Zach Lowe.
Were you rooting for the Spurs, despite all the history there? I mean, they’re older, and you’re one of the league’s elder statesmen, and you’re close with Boris Diaw.
I was rooting for them a little bit. I did find myself wanting Boris to win, and I have a tremendous amount of respect for Pop. He’s an amazing coach, and I was even rooting for him a little, which is strange, considering he beat us so many times. It doesn’t mean I wouldn’t try to tear his head off in an alley if the championship was put on the line.
Do you see some of the D’Antoni Phoenix teams in San Antonio? Pop has acknowledged the influence those teams had on him. Have you ever talked with him about that?
No, I haven’t. But that’s one of the interesting things — here’s a guy people look at as a disciplinarian, almost like a military guy, given his background. But he adapts continuously to his personnel, and to the game. The game is changing. How many post players are there in the league? There’s not that many, and it’s not that effective anymore.
Nash has always respected the way the Spurs handle their business. He will always have a bitter taste in his mouth for the Spurs though since they caused him so much heartbreak over the years. Still a classy professional, Nash respects Coach Pop to the core. Things have come a long way from the fierce rivalry the Suns and Spurs had years ago.
Spurs fans will you always see Steve Nash as a bitter rival? Or is he just a friendly rival these days?
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Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash took part in a training session with Italian soccer club Inter Milan at the NY Red Bulls training facility on Wednesday.
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Laker fans aren’t the only ones excited about a healthier Lakers team next season. It seems Steve Nash is really looking forward to it, too.
Nash says the team is “excited for another opportunity” to finally get healthy (hopefully) and attempt to prove the doubters wrong, according to the Star Tribune:
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It is no secret that Steve Nash is a massive soccer fan, he in fact owns a bit of the Vancouver Whitecaps club. Well Steve was granted a “try out” with Italian club Inter Milan this past week and now we have video of the practice session and post practice interview courtesy of The Crossover. Steve definitely looked comfortable out there.
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We told you that Steve Nash was going to try out for the legendary soccer club, Inter Milan, in New Jersey this week. Well, Nash “tried out” with the team Tuesday, which was essentially just a practice, as he confirmed to NBA.com, but was unable to make the cut to play in their upcoming Guinness International Champions Cup tournament. However, as an avid soccer fan and part-owner...
We all know that Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash is a pretty big soccer fan and recently, he got the chance to practice with the Italian soccer club Inter Milan.
Inter Milan is in New York to play a friendly and invited the Canadian-born Nash to kick around the ball during a morning practice:
No joke, Nash got some soccer skills….
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