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Steve Nash has made a career on the basketball court by throwing spectacular passes from his hands, but now he is hoping to shift some of that magic to his feet.
The 39-year-old point guard is going to have a tryout with Inter Milan, a professional soccer club in Italy’s Serie A. The workout with the club will take place on Tuesday, two days before Inter begins play in the United States for the Guinness International Champions Club tournament.
The tournament selects eight club teams from around the globe to compete for the championship, which will take place August 7 in Miami.
“It’s a dream come true to get a chance to try out, not just to try out but to take the field with Inter Milan, one of the great, storied franchises in professional sports,” Nash said, according to The Associated Press. “I feel like a little kid.”
The two-time NBA MVP said his level of nervousness will certainly approach new heights when he takes the pitch.
“It’s going to be a lot higher than it is playing bas...
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Steve Nash is going to work out with one of soccer's most famous clubs.
The Los Angeles Lakers guard will have a tryout Tuesday with Inter Milan, ahead of the team appearing in the United States for the Guinness International Champions Club tournament. The tournament pits eight club teams from around the world, with a winner to be crowned in Miami on Aug. 7.
Nash tells The...
Steve Nash believes Kobe Bryant is ahead of schedule in his recovery from Achilles' surgery, is hopeful that the Los Angeles Lakers will finally find the chemistry they lacked a year ago and is finding himself fueled by the memories of an injury-filled season.
On Tuesday, however, basketball won't be his sport of choice.
The two-time NBA MVP gets to become a soccer player...
While the Lakers have endured a rough offseason, losing center Dwight Howard to free agency and looking at a 2013-14 campaign that probably won’t meet the organization’s lofty standards, point guard Steve Nash has been relatively quiet.
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According to a USA Today report, Steve Nash will be trying out for Inter Milan before the team opens play in the Guinness International Champions Cup. The tournament pits eight club teams from around the world, with a winner to be crowned in Miami on Aug. 7.
When asked about the upcoming tryout, Nash had this to say:
“It’s a dream come true to get a chance to try out, not...
Lakers point guard and passionate soccer fan, Steve Nash, will try out for the legendary Inter Milan soccer club in New Jersey next week for a chance to play with the team during their upcoming tournament in the U.S. Nash, who is a part owner of the Major League Soccer team, the Vancouver Whitecaps, grew up playing soccer and hosts a celebrity soccer game in New York City ever year...
If you know anything about Steve Nash it’s that he is a soccer fanatic. He hosts a summer soccer series that draws big names from basketball and the European football worlds plus he is the co-owner of the Vancouver Whitecaps of the MLS.
And now he gets his dream:
To try out for Italian soccer power Inter Milan.
The team is in the states and Nash will “try out” with them July 30th.
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Canada Basketball has an influx of young talent in Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Tristan Thompson and Kelly Olynyk, among others.
"The development of any country is based on the talent playing in that country," Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski said. "Canada is bursting with talent right now."
Steve Nash is currently Canada Basketball's general manager.
Andrew Goudelock has signed a one-year deal with BC UNICS of Russia.
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