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STEVE NASH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lakers to pursue Tom Thibodeau

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers were not expected to be one of several teams looking for a new head coach this summer after hiring Byron Scott last year. But according to Jordan Schultz of Bleacher Report, the Lakers will pursue Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. Being told that the Lakers will be pursuing Tom Thibodeau. Byron Scott has just the one...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers win No. 2 pick in 2015 NBA Draft

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers hold the rights to the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. After finishing with the fourth-worst record in the NBA in 2014-15, the Lakers had only an 11.9 percent chance that they would get the second pick. But team representative Byron Scott was more than happy to see his get their highest pick since James Worthy...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodbye, revolutionary: Steve Nash retires

Steve Nash hasn’t really played professional basketball in quite a while. His nerve-damaged back and myriad lower body injuries had long since made it clear that the former Phoenix Suns great would likely never lace up his hoopin’ sneakers again. Getting the official announcement over the weekend, though, still stung. A common refrain emerged in the immediate aftermath of...
Via The Sports Post
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs showed interest in Steve Nash before he announced his retirement

Eight-time All-Star and future Hall of Fame point guard Steve Nash announced his retirement from basketball this weekend, a decision forced by his aging body’s lack of fitness for NBA basketball. In three injury-ravaged seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers, Nash only played in 65 games. But before he retired, the Cleveland Cavaliers front office made it known to the Nash camp that...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Nash announces his retirement

One of the NBA’s greatest facilitators is calling it a career. Steve Nash, who hasn’t played this season because of back issues, announced Saturday on The Players’ Tribune that he’s retiring at age 41. The prolific point guard finishes his 18-year NBA career third in league history with 10,335 assists, behind only John Stockton (15,806) and Jason Kidd (12,091). “The greatest...
Via NESN.com
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers reportedly asked Steve Nash not to retire before season

Steve Nash only played in 15 games last season and none this season because of injuries that have essentially ended his career. Nash knew the injuries were so bad last season that he was prepared to call it a career before this season, but a report says the Lakers asked him not to retire. The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Nash jokingly threatens Twitter troll with 'Temecula' line

Steve Nash may be out for the 2014-2015 season, but he ain’t dead. One of his Twitter followers learned that first-hand on Tuesday. For whatever reason, some guy decided to get on Nash’s case and call him “washed up” and a bunch of other bad words. Rather than ignoring the troll like professional athletes almost...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Nash writes open letter to Lakers fans

Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash is one of the good guys in professional sports. Since his days at Santa Clara, there has always been something special about the way Nash played the game of basketball. And now that his career could very well be over after yet another injury, Nash sent out an open letter to Lakers fans via Facebook. Here is the letter.  I definitely don’t...
Via Sportsnaut
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: Letting Nash go was my biggest mistake

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has a history of being quite candid during interviews. He recently spoke with Kenneth Arthur of Rolling Stone, and discussed what he's learned during his tenure as an NBA owner. Cuban said his biggest regret was not retaining Steve Nash. The former Mavericks point guard ended up testing the free-agent market and signed a six-year, $63 million...
Via The Sports Daily
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers announce Steve Nash to miss season with back issues

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash  is expected to be ruled out for the 2014-15 NBA season because of recurring nerve damage in his back, reports Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report. Nash, 40, expected this season, his 19th, to be his final one.  But he has not announced his retirement. The two-time league MVP is in the final year of a three-year, $28 million deal with the...
Via Sports-Glory
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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