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Steve Nash
Steve Nash
Position: -
Born: 02/07/74
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:195 lbs. / 88.5 kg.
Earnings: $146,936,620 ($183,777,470*)
“I think he’s maybe the best 20-year-old the NBA has ever seen,” Nash said on Doncic in an interview for NBA Cafe Barcelona. “The game’s a little different than when Lebron came in the league. The numbers are little inflated because of the pace and the hand check. But still. I don’t think Lebron was so gifted but I don’t think he was as polished as Luka at 20. Now, Luka’s never going to be the athlete that Lebron is, but he’s a great athlete. He’s an underrated athlete.”
“He’s going to be a Hall of Fame player if he stays healthy,” Nash added. The question is, will Luka top Dirk Nowitzki as the best European player of all time. “It’s possible. For sure,” Nash, a teammate of Nowitzki from 1998 to 2004, said. “Especially when you look at Dirk at 20. Dirk was amazing at 20. But compared to Luka? Because physically he was catching up. Luka’s already there physically.”
He currently ranks 10th with 8,879 assists, but he will soon surpass Gary Payton (8,966), Isiah Thomas (9,061) and perhaps even Chris Paul (9,290) this season. Assuming he maintains his season average of 11 per game, James should top Payton and Thomas at some point in the middle of this season. Paul, who is currently with the Oklahoma City Thunder in his 15th season, has stayed healthy and productive thus far. Considering Paul’s extensive injury history though, James could make up enough ground to climb ahead of his close friend either late this season or early next season. James should also eclipse Oscar Robertson (9,887 assists) next season and Magic Johnson (10,141), Mark Jackson (10,334) and Steve Nash (10,335) in two years. It seems like a stretch James could surpass Jason Kidd (12,091) and John Stockton (15,806). “I’ve been fortunate to be able to play with great teammates and great coaches in three great organizations so far in my career,” James said. “I just hope I make anyone who has followed my career proud.”
“I enjoyed it as I kid. What I really like about it now, it is so like basketball. Players who played soccer growing up, they’re better passers. Steve Nash. Unbelievable passer. Toni Kukoc was a beautiful passer. I would watch Toni coming to practice and he was kicking the ball around. He’d juggle the ball on his knees, rest the ball on the back of his neck. And he loved it. And there’s no question in my mind that he was influenced by football. “(Kids) understand the concept of triangles. They understand the concept of passing the ball, and cutting behind the man defending. That’s what football is. Find the angles, creating opportunities, creating scoring chances.”
“I definitely try to model my game as much as I can to Steve,” Young said when asked to name his personal top five of all-time point guards. “Obviously I loved watching Steph growing up. Growing up in Oklahoma City, I’ve been a big Russ (Westbrook) fan. Dame Lillard. Probably Kyrie (Irving) – as far as guys where I try to model my game (after them). It’s the little things that they have that I try to add to my game.”