2010 NBA Playoffs: Steve Nash Is a Great Point Guard, but His Game Is Flawed

May 28th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
At 36, Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash looks as energetic and fresh as he ever did, and his guidance has the Suns firmly in the chase to capture their first Western Conference crown since 1993.

One of the more amazing things about Nash is his ability to play the game at a high tempo for a long period of time without visibly succumbing to the winds of age.

Nash has, without question, established himself as one of the premier guards in the history of the game, but the theory that he is the NBA's best point guard this year fails to carry weight.

It's hard to match Nash in terms of his offensive abilities, but there are guards who are better, and in terms of defensive presence, Nash can't hold a torch to some of the league's other elite point guards.

It would be a stretch to say Nash is even the best point guard in the West, considering the conference is also home to Utah's Deron Williams and New Orleans' Chris Paul.

Williams and Paul are generally viewed as the NBA's standard at point guard, and especially in the case of Williams, it would be hard to place Nash ahead of them.

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