Though he has yet to confirm his retirement, Steve Nash is under no delusions when it comes to the fact that his NBA career is at its end. The Los Angeles Lakers point guard joined the The Bro Jake Show on TSN Radio 1040 Vancouver on Tuesday morning and pulled no punches when it came to the state of his game. “Unfortunately the NBA game is just a touch too far for me,” said the 41-year-old native of Victoria, BC. “I play one game and I’m out a month. I have a bunch of back things going on that compromise that nerve.”
February 6, 2016 | 10:01 pm EST Update
“There’s a lot of uncertainty that’s going on, because I haven’t really thought that far,” Durant said. “I’m just trying to focus on playing basketball. I’m locked in on trying to be better every single day and trying to come in and help my teammates every single day. I think that’s what my thought process is always focused on. “Once that time comes, I’ll make that decision. I’ll sit down and talk to my closest friends and family and figure it out, but right now, I’m just trying to be the best basketball player I can be every single day. I have to be at a high level to lead every day at practices, shootarounds and games, and that’s a tough task. I can’t focus on anything else, other than that.”
Ricky Rubio knows center Karl-Anthony Towns has good ball-handing skills, but the Timberwolves point guard said the Skills Challenge will be out of Towns’ hands. “No,” Rubio said of Towns’ prospects. “Guards are quicker. It’s how it is.”
February 6, 2016 | 8:02 pm EST Update
He isn’t officially on the trade block — never has been, really — but a “too good to be true” offer might entice the Nuggets to pull the trigger on a deal.