I can't handle the truth.
Well, I'm referring to the truth as filtered through the laser-focused prism of Steve Nash.
"The truth is I'm a bit old school," Nash said during a recent interview and in response to an inquiring mind wanting to know if the former sun, moon and stars of the Phoenix Suns could actually work for the hated Los Angeles Lakers.
Is he old school? Sure, Nash is a throwback in several respects that have more to do with his approach than being 38 years old. But in terms of looking for the proper free-agent landing spot, the two-time MVP is riding a prevailing NBA wave. By agreeing to take his talents to Southern California and play for the Lakers (who massaged their trade exception earned by sending Lamar Odom to the Dallas Mavericks a few months ago), Nash is following a trendy course.
"For me," Nash said during the interview referenced above, "it would be hard to put on a Lakers jersey."
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