The Los Angeles Lakers Have no Real Point Guard on Their Roster

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 11: D’Angelo Russell #1 of the Los Angeles Lakers attempts a free throw against the Philadelphia 76ers on July 11, 2015 at Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Mandatory Credit: Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images) For years, the Los Angeles Lakers have never had a legitimate point guard on their roster. During the Kobe Bryant era, there has never really...
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Steve Nash praises Kentucky commit Murray

Canada is 2-0 thus far in the Pan-American Games, and Jamal Murray is a big reason why. Murray scored 20 points on 6-of-15 shooting in 27 minutes of action. He made four of seven three-point attempts and all four of his free throws while notching two rebounds, an assist, a blocked shot and three turnovers.Before the game, Murray drew some nice praise from one of the greatest Canadians...
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How Amar’e Stoudemire Fits Into The Miami Heat Offense

When Amar’e Stoudemire officially signed with the Miami Heat on July 10, Heat Nation couldn’t help but get excited over the addition of a six-time All-Star. The man formerly known as “Stat” was the poster boy of the Phoenix Suns’ run-and-gun days from the mid to late 2000’s. During that time frame, he was an All-NBA selection on four different occasions and averaged...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers Jordan Clarkson, D'Angelo Russell to train with Steve Nash

The trade to acquire Steve Nash definitely didn't work for the Los Angeles Lakers on the court. But bringing the two-time MVP in-house might end up being a great decision from a development standpoint.Second-year point guard Jordan Clarkson told Bill Oram of the Orange County Register that he planned to work out with Nash this offseason, and he said that No. 2 overall pick D'Angelo...
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Jordan Clarkson, D'Angelo Russell To Work Out With Steve Nash

Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell are expected to have future workouts with Steve Nash. Nash retired last season from the Los Angeles Lakers but he's expected to remain around the organization. Nash is spending his post-playing career in the Los Angeles area.
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D’Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson plan to workout with Steve Nash

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY SportsThe No. 2 pick in June’s NBA Draft D’Angelo Russell and NBA All-Rookie First Teamer Jordan Clarkson are planning on working out with each other for the rest summer.  Recently retired Steve Nash will be training them. Jordan Clarkson told me he is planning on future workouts with Steve Nash. He believes D’Angelo Russell will be included...
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A New Role With The Same Goal

Steve Nash has taken kindly to his retirement from the NBA, by investing in the family business—soccer. Photo… The post A New Role With The Same Goal appeared first on
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Touch Of Class: Del Piero Delights At Steve Nash Showdown

A debut appearance from the former Juventus forward was just one of many entertaining features of another successful Showdown in NYC The post Touch Of Class: Del Piero Delights At Steve Nash Showdown appeared first on
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Infographic: Steve Nash Was a Historic MVP

Two-time MVP Steve Nash getting some more love in our latest NBA Draft infographic. courtesy of Rukkus The post NBA Draft Infographic: Steve Nash Was a Historic MVP appeared first on A Dry Heat.
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Infographic – Nash Best Player Ever Picked at #13

The good people at Rukkus have created another cool NBA infographic, this time determining the best player ever taken at each draft position.  And the Suns selection of Steve Nash at pick #13 in 1996 makes the cut.     NBA Tickets courtesy of Rukkus The post NBA Draft Infographic – Nash Best Player Ever Picked at #13 appeared first on A Dry Heat.
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Finding A Franchise Big Man

(October 30, 2014 – Source: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Since the departure of Steve Nash three years ago, the Phoenix Suns have not had a clear franchise centerpiece. Winning in the NBA requires at least one top tier talent, and the Suns will sit in the middle of the league until they get one. Narrowing the field...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Nash: Steph Curry as a shooter may be 'greatest there's ever been'

Steve Nash: Steph Curry as shooter may be 'greatest there's ever been'
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Nash: Curry's shooting 'greatest there's ever been'

Steve Nash shot 43 percent from three-point range over the course of his Hall of Fame worthy career. He earned eight All-Star Game trips and won two NBA MVP’s. As a player who re-defined the point guard position when he entered the league in 1996 with the likes of Allen Iverson, Kobe Bryant and Ray Allen, Nash is someone we should listen to when it comes to today’s NBA. Speaking...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jared Dudley: ‘Most guys don’t want to play with Kobe’

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Milwaukee Bucks forward Jared Dudley gave an honest opinion about Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers when he made an appearance on Colin Cowherd’s radio show. “Most guys don’t want to play with Kobe,” said Dudley. “He gets in this thing where he doesn’t pass and then overpasses and then tries to get triple doubles every night…that...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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May 20, 2015  |  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...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Previewing the 2015 Draft Lottery for the Lakers

A potentially defining moment for the Los Angeles Lakers future is right around the corner. The 2015 NBA Draft Lottery will take place on Tuesday, May 19th, and there's a lot at stake for the Lakers.After finishing with the fourth worst record in the NBA (and the worst record in franchise history), the Lakers will have an 11.9 percent chance at receiving the first pick in the draft...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers expected to pursue SF DeMarre Carroll?

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports DeMarre Carroll has been one of the most improved players in the NBA this season, and has been a huge part of the Atlanta Hawks’ success. He is the unsung hero that has kept the team together, and without him it would be interesting to see where the Hawks would be at. That being said, he is entering free agency this offseason and there are going...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers players missed a whopping 339 games to injury

The Los Angeles Lakers finished with a record of 21-61, setting a franchise low for most losses in a season. It sort of goes without saying that this was a rough year.Still, a closer look at why the Lakers performed so poorly reveals some startling numbers. Here's Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times with more:"Injuries were a major factor, starting with Steve Nash (back) in training...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers the only team interested in signing Rajon Rondo?

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Heading into the 2014-15 season, Rajon Rondo was considered one of the best point guards in the NBA. He came out strong to start the season with the Boston Celtics, but was then traded to the Dallas Mavericks. Since the trade, Rondo hasn’t been a shell of his former self and his career with the Mavericks is likely over after he openly had issues...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Nash: Injuries allowed him to prepare for retirement

TORONTO (AP) Suffering through three injury-plagued seasons in Los Angeles is not exactly how Steve Nash wanted to end his professional basketball career. But his tough time with the Lakers actually allowed him to make a seamless transition into life after the NBA. The 41-year-old from Victoria, British Columbia, retired last month to cap an illustrious 19-year career that included...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Up and down the court with Steve Nash

Steve Nash defied expectations every step of the way during a basketball career that included a pair of MVP Awards while orchestrating the Suns' up-tempo offense. As Nash rides off into the sunset, reporter Avery Feyrer and artist/designer Joy Findeisen look back through his career in this interactive timeline.
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Nash: His Impact on the Game

(Source: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Before you start to feel a severe case of déjà vu coming on, I know a very similar article has featured on this site. Nekias Duncan did a fantastic job on the piece, and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. But as a kid who grew up in the UK where basketball isn’t a big sport, I...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell to Steve Nash

It has been about 10 days since Steve Nash retired. Today, the Los Angeles Lakers finally waived Nash in order to sign a rookie out of Missouri to a multi-year contract. The Lakers have waived guard Steve Nash and signed guard Jabari Brown to a multi-year contract. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) April 1, 2015 Nash... The post Farewell to Steve Nash appeared first on The Garbage Time.
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Waive Steve Nash, Sign Jabari Brown To Multi-Year Contract

The Los Angeles Lakers have waived Steve Nash and have signed Jabari Brown to a multi-year contract. Nash announced his retirement last month.
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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