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The Daily Sports Herald:
The Lakers former Western Conference nemesis will now be wearing purple and gold, as the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns have agreed to a sign-and-trade trade bringing Steve Nash to LA in exchange for two first round and two second round draft picks.
Although Nash should improve the Lakers title chances next season, the deal also brings its share of long-term issues. Here is our first impression take of the good and bad behind the trade:
1) Offensive Flow
The Lakers struggled mightily at times on the offensive end with Derek Fisher and Ramon Sessions running the point. Steve Nash brings creativity to the offense with his superior passing, screen-roll decision-making, and ability to hit the open 3.
Nash's passing will be a plus, but his ability to sink open jump-shots could be an overlooked part of this addition. With the deep threat the Lakers lacked now here, the inside-out game with Bynum and Gasol should flourish.
This move will moti...
BEST OF MAXIM
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.
Maybe a homecoming isn't in order for Steve Nash. The free agent point guard is now being wooed by the New York Knicks, according to Yahoo!'s Adrian Wojnarowski, and they have become the "frontrunners" to acquire his services. According to the report, the 38-year-old Nash and the Knicks are "in the critical stages" of talks for a three-year deal worth...
Steve Nash may be making headlines as he will be suiting up for the Los Angeles Lakers next season but who knew he also wore another suit -- that as the caped crusader, Batman!
Many fanboys are counting down the days for the premier of "The Dark Knight Rises" later this month but Nash revealed how he got in shape with "Batsanity"
After putting on some extra...
In a shocking move, the Lakers have landed Phoenix PG Steve Nash in a trade.
The Suns will get the Lakers’ 2013 and 2015 first-round draft picks and their 2014 and 2015 second-round selections. The Lakers also paid the Suns $3 million to facilitate the trade.
Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant are no longer Western Conference rivals; they are teammates.
The Lakers will give Nash a three...
John Gambadoro, a sports talk radio host out of Phoenix, Arizona, broke the news tonight that Steve Nash will join the L.A. Lakers for multiple picks. Confirmed by CBS Sports, this decision certainly comes out of left field as it had been reported that he narrowed it down to his hometown Raptors, and the New York Knicks.
The radio host of Sports 620 KTAR reported that the Phoenix...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Steve Nash's agent Bill Duffy says the two-time MVP point guard is going to the Los Angeles Lakers in a sign-and-trade deal with the Phoenix Suns.
The 38-year-old Nash, who spent the past eight seasons with the Suns, was a free agent but a sign-and-trade agreement was necessary for the Lakers to afford him. He agreed to a three-year, 27 million contract. In return...
<a href="http://www.mogreet.com/moshare/it/" class="moshare-button-hor" data-channel="wordpress-1.2.8" data-message="I am still giddy that Nash is headed to Los Angeles, ad I'm also giddy that he may be making more videos like the below. Nash gives an acting lesson to all when he parodies the 'Dark Knight Rises." Enjoy.
It really is the only way he’ll get to hoist the Stanley Cup.
A stunning turn of events saw Suns guard Steve Nash get dealt to the L.A. Lakers earlier today after the two teams agreed to a sign-and-trade deal for the 38-year-old point guard. The Raptors, Mavs and Knicks had all been rumored destinations of Nash, who turned down a bigger payday with the aforementioned trio of...
It’s so easy to hate….on theLos Angeles Lakers. Ask anyone from the other 29 fanbases and they will give you 99 slanderous comments to one positive comment. It’s less about the Laker team, but more about the dolts that root for the Lakers. The fanboys. The entitled bandwagon nincompoops that ( well at least some of them) can’t tell [...]
In a situation that apparently nobody saw coming, Steve Nash has been traded to the Lakers. Nash was lured into the sign-and-trade by Kobe Bryant amongst others to chase a ring in Los Angeles.
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Seems like something big happens in the sports world on July 4th and yesterday was no different. The Los Angeles Lakers have themselves a bona fide PG after completing a sign and trade deal with the Phoenix Suns, for Steve Nash. As many people that saw this as a great move for the Lakers and a significant upgrade over Ramon Sessions, there were others who were quick to decry Nash’s...
Now that Deron Williams has signed with the Nets, Steve Nash is now the “it” guy available on the NBA free agent market. The Knicks and Raptors have been fighting for him. The Lakers and Mavericks even jumped into the fray recently. But according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Knicks have become the favorite to land the 38-year-old.
The Knicks and Nash are reportedly...
Now that Deron Williams and Steve Nash have decided where they are playing next season, all attention turns to the upcoming Dwight Howard trade. Howard is on the record that he wants to go to Brooklyn, but it is increasingly becoming clear that the Magic want to make a deal with Los Angeles for Andrew Bynum. And according to Jackie Pepper of Comcast SportsNet in Boston, the Lakers...