Retired NBA stars Steve Nash and Dikembe Mutombo turned into basketball ambassadors on Thursday in the first outreach by a U.S. professional sports league to Cuba since the thaw in U.S. relations with the communist-ruled island.
Former NBA greats Steve Nash and Dikembe Mutombo have opened their training camp for Cuban basketball players, hoping to boost the game's popularity on the communist-run island following the declaration of detente between Washington and Havana.
The Lakers tried to chase history a few short years ago, acquiring Dwight Howard and Steve Nash to pair with Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, all in the name of winning a 17th NBA championship and catching the hated Boston Celtics.
Deciding who gets the NBA MVP award is far from a perfect science. Just ask Los Angeles Lakers fans why Steve Nash received two during his career and Kobe Bryant remains stuck at one. This year's award, meanwhile, appears to be a two-man...Show More Summary
This makes the NBA the first professional sports league to host an event in Cuba since restoring diplomatic relations with the U.S. The post Dikembe Mutombo, Steve Nash to Help Host Historic NBA Event in Cuba appeared first on SLAMonline.
It was one of the most painfully symbolic transactions in Lakers' history.
Lakers waive Steve Nash, sign Jabari Brown to multi-year contract The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Steve Nash and signed guard Jabari Brown to a multi-year contract, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Brown, previously signed to 10-day contracts on March 10 and March 20, has appeared in 10 games for the Lakers, [...]
The Lakers waived Steve Nash to make room for Jabari Brown the rest of the season, a transaction that allowed them to take a closer look at a rookie while officially saying goodbye to an old-timer who never lived up to expectations with the team.
WrestleMania 31 was your typical yearly spectacle combining stars of yesteryear with the stars of today. Many WWE legends were on hand for the event, including Hulk Hogan, The Rock, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Shawn Michaels, and more. One legend was conspicuous by his absence, though. Show More Summary
Steve Nash made his retirement official Tuesday, speaking to the press in Los Angeles about the end of his remarkable NBA career. The future Hall of Famer said, that despite The post Watch the Steve Nash Retirement Press Conference (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Although Steve Nash says his three-year stint with the Los Angeles Lakers was a failure, the two-time MVP point guard heads into retirement with warm feelings for the teammates and fans who supported him in his injury struggles.
The inevitable finally came to pass Tuesday, as Steve Nash officially announced his retirement at the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo.
Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash has decided to hang up his sneakers, retiring after 18 seasons in the league. Nash, who was a part of a few tremendous offensive juggernauts while playing in Dallas and then Phoenix, thrived at an uptempo offensive pace. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, the 2-time league MVP held a news conference to address his retirement and look back on his career.
The news may have already been out, but Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash held a press conference Tuesday to officially announce his retirement from the NBA. Nash came into the league in 1996 when the Phoenix Suns used the No. Show More Summary
Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player and Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash announced on Saturday his retirement from the National Basketball Association.
Two-time MVP Steve Nash announced his retirement from the NBA after a career filled with accolades earned while playing on three teams. One of those teams was the Dallas Mavericks, where he played alongside another MVP, Dirk Nowitzki. Nowitzki and Nash both joined the Mavericks in 1998 and played together until 2004 and are still close friends. Show More Summary
Great stuff from Nowitzki about one of his best buddies.
Dirk says Nash is one of the greatest ever but: “He overcame a lot in his career—his health and being short and white and slow and unathletic." The post Dirk Nowitzki: Steve Nash Overcame a Lot in His Career, Like ‘Being Short and White and Slow’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
With the announcement of his retirement over the weekend, guard Steve Nash will finish his career as the NBA's all-time leader in free-throw percentage, per ESPN Stats & Info. The 41-year-old future Hall of Famer converted at a 90.43...Show More Summary