41-year-old point guard Steve Nash has revealed that he will retire from the NBA, bringing to an end his 19-year career, and here are his ‘best bits’.
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Although his stint with the Lakers did not go as he and the team hoped, Nash was one of the best point guards in the NBA in his prime and won two MVP awards with the Phoenix Suns.
Nash made eight trips to the All-Star Game, and his impact on the Suns was apparent as they made three trips to the Western Conference Finals with him as their starting point guard.
Here are some incredible highlights from Nash’s 2006 MVP season.
5. Pass to Shawn Marion leads to slam dunk
Forward Shawn Marion experienced the best years of his career with the Suns, and Nash is a primary reason for that. Marion scored 21.8 points per game in the 2006 season while averaging 11.8 rebounds. Here is a video of Nash setting Marion up perfectly for this awesome slam dunk.