Steve Nash Deserves a Ring: Putting his Career in Perspective

July 20th, 2010 by Joseph Edmondson Leave a reply »
Steve Nash will start his seventh-consecutive season with the Phoenix Suns just short of his 36th birthday. Clearly, it's safe to think his best days are behind him.

After Amar'e Stoudemire signed with the New York Knicks, Nash went to Twitter to congratulate him on his new contract and thank him for the years they played together. Amar'e responded "Thanks a lot 2time."

Nash has been called "Two-Time" by his Phoenix teammates since he won his second award. However, Nash, like many other players, would rather win a championship than individual accolades.

Unfortunately, the loss of Stoudemire and the NBA's changing balance of power may lead to Nash ending his career without a Finals appearance, much less a championship.

Whether or not he makes it, Nash will go down as one of the all-time greats for millions of fans spread throughout the globe, but, unlike many other greats, the world's appreciation for him won't be limited to his basketball skills.

Though his basketball skills are very impressive. In fact, at his age last season, there are very few players who can be held in the same regard.

He was the ninth-best ...

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