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Steve Nash
Steve Nash
Position: None
Born: 02/07/74
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:195 lbs. / 88.5 kg.
The Warriors’ general manager, Bob Myers, and their relentless vice president of communications, Raymond Ridder, made it clear to Nash, 43, in recent days that he would indeed be receiving the championship ring that eluded him as a player. So, naturally, they wanted him to join Durant, Stephen Curry and the rest of the squad for the televised festivities before tipoff. As of Monday evening, Nash was holding firm on his determination to decline. “This is their moment,” Nash said in a phone interview. “I couldn’t be happier to be part of a championship team and, more importantly, this championship culture. “But when you’ve played 18 years in the N.B.A. and you win it all as a consultant, it doesn’t feel right to do anything but stay in the background. I don’t want to disrespect anything or upset anyone, but I don’t feel like it’s my place to be there.”
Nash typically spends only a few days a month with the Warriors in his role as a player development consultant, but he’s as close to Durant as anyone in the organization. They were introduced late in Nash’s playing career by the Brooklyn Nets assistant Adam Harrington — one of Nash’s former teammates in Dallas — and started building a friendship long before Durant made the polarizing (and landscape-changing) decision to leave Oklahoma City for the Bay Area in July 2016.
Lonzo Ball on working with Steve Nash: He was the MVP, one of the best point guards who’s played. So anything that he taught me is definitely useful. Just that one day alone, I learned a lot, from screens to guarding, a lot of things that he helped me with. And I appreciate him for taking time out of his day to do that because I know he didn’t have to… Any time you go up [a level], you have to tune up your game. Steve Nash is one of the best guys to learn from.