What Could Have Been: If Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki Were Still Teammates

November 19th, 2009 by Courtzide Seatz Leave a reply »

Watching Steve Nash direct the Suns offense is a thing of beauty.

The way he maneuvers between defenders reminds me of a skilled touring car driver swerving in and out of traffic, interchangeably switching his dribble from left to right so as to keep the defense unsure of his next move.

His head is constantly on a swivel, hair wildly fluttering about, as he surveys the entire floor for the open man.  

He is seemingly calculating the outcomes of every possible decision before he actually takes action, and not coincidentally, he usually chooses the single smartest option available to him.

He reminds me of Peyton Manning in the way he commands the flow of the offense, orchestrating every play with absolute confidence and control.

When he entered the league in 1996 with the Phoenix Suns as the 15th overall draft pick, fans we ...

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