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Steve Nash Steve Nash
Nash with the Suns, December 2007 Nash dengan Suns, Desember 2007
No. 13 Phoenix Suns Nomor 13 Phoenix Suns
Point guard Point guard
Personal information Informasi pribadi
Date of birth Tanggal lahir 7 February 1974 ( 1974-02-07 ) (age 37) Feb 7, 1974 (1974/02/07) (umur 37)
Place of birth Tempat lahir Johannesburg , South Africa Johannesburg , Afrika Selatan
Nationality Kebangsaan Canadian Kanada
Listed height Tercatat tinggi 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 6 ft 3 in (1,91 m)
Listed weight Tercatat berat 178 lb (81 kg) £ 178 (81 kg)
Career information Informasi Karir
College Perguruan tinggi Santa Clara University Santa Clara University
NBA Draft NBA Draft 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15 keseluruhan
Selected by the Phoenix Suns Dipilih oleh Phoenix Suns
Pro career Pro karir 1996–present 1996-sekarang
Career history Karir Sejarah
19961998 1996 - 1998 Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns
19982004 1998 - 2004 Dallas Mavericks Dallas Mavericks
2004 –present 2004 -sekarang Phoenix Suns Phoenix Suns
Career highlights and awards Karir highlight dan penghargaan
Steve Nash at NBA.com Steve Nash di NBA.com
Stephen John " Steve " Nash , OC , OBC (born 7 February 1974) is a Canadian professional basketball player who plays point guard for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Stephen John "Steve" Nash, OC , OBC (lahir 7 Februari 1974) adalah Kanada profesional basket pemain yang memainkan point guard untuk Phoenix Suns di National Basketball Association (NBA). Nash enjoyed a successful high-school basketball career, and he was eventually given a scholarship by Santa Clara University . Nash menikmati sukses SMA karier basket, dan dia akhirnya diberi beasiswa oleh Santa Clara University . In his four seasons with the Broncos, the team made three NCAA Tournament appearances, and Nash was twice named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year. Dalam empat musim dengan Broncos, tim membuat tiga NCAA Tournament penampilan, dan Nash dua kali bernama Pantai Barat Konferensi Player of the Year.
After graduating from Santa Clara as the team's all-time leader in assists , Nash entered the 1996 NBA Draft and was selected as the 15th pick by the Phoenix Suns. Setelah lulus dari Santa Clara sebagai tim all-waktu pemimpin dalam membantu , Nash memasuki 1996 NBA Draft dan terpilih sebagai memilih 15 oleh Phoenix Suns. He made a minimal impact, and was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 1998. Dia membuat dampak yang minimal, dan dijual ke Dallas Mavericks pada tahun 1998. By his third season with the Mavericks, he was voted into his first NBA All-Star Game and had earned his first All-NBA selection. Dengan musim ketiga dengan Mavericks, ia terpilih menjadi yang pertama NBA All-Star Game dan telah mendapatkan pertama NBA All- seleksi. Together with Dirk Nowitzki and Michael Finley , Nash led the Mavericks to the Western Conference Finals the following season . Bersama dengan Dirk Nowitzki dan Michael Finley , Nash memimpin Mavericks ke Western Conference Finals di musim berikutnya . However, he became a free agent after the 2003–04 season and returned to the Phoenix Suns. Namun, ia menjadi agen bebas setelah musim 2003-04 dan kembali ke Phoenix Suns.
In the 2004–05 season , Nash led the Suns to the Western Conference Finals, and was named the league's Most Valuable Player (MVP). Pada musim 2004-05 , Nash memimpin Suns ke Final Wilayah Barat, dan diberi nama liga's Most Valuable Player yang (MVP). He was named MVP again in the 2005–06 season , and missed out on a third consecutive MVP title to Nowitzki the next season . Dia bernama MVP lagi di musim 2005-06 , dan terjawab di sebuah gelar MVP berturut-turut ketiga untuk Nowitzki musim berikutnya . Named by ESPN in 2006 as the ninth greatest point guard of all time, Nash has led the league in assists and free-throw percentage at various points in his career. Dinamakan oleh ESPN pada tahun 2006 sebagai point guard kesembilan terbesar sepanjang masa, Nash telah memimpin liga dalam assist dan lemparan bebas persentase pada berbagai titik dalam karirnya. He is also ranked as one of the top players in NBA league history for three-point shooting , free-throw shooting, total assists and assists per game. Ia juga peringkat sebagai salah satu pemain top dalam sejarah liga NBA untuk -point shooting tiga , lemparan bebas menembak, jumlah assist dan assist per game.
Nash has been honoured for his contributions to various philanthropic causes. Nash telah dihormati atas sumbangannya untuk menyebabkan berbagai filantropi. In 2006, he was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Pada tahun 2006, ia diangkat oleh Time sebagai salah satu dari 100 orang yang paling berpengaruh di dunia. He also received the Order of Canada in 2007, and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws by the University of Victoria in 2008. Dia juga menerima Order of Canada pada tahun 2007, dan dianugerahi gelar Kehormatan Doktor Hukum dari University of Victoria pada tahun 2008.

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Early life Kehidupan awal

My heroes were Isiah Thomas , Michael Jordan , Magic Johnson . pahlawan saya adalah Isiah Thomas , Michael Jordan , Magic Johnson . I think they were just so competitive and creative. Saya pikir mereka hanya begitu kompetitif dan kreatif. Especially Isiah, he was somebody that wasn't very tall. Terutama Isiah, dia seseorang yang tidak terlalu tinggi. He had played the game mostly on the floor and it made me feel that I could find a way to do the same. Dia telah memainkan permainan kebanyakan di lantai dan itu membuat saya merasa bahwa saya bisa menemukan cara untuk melakukan hal yang sama.
Steve Nash [ 1 ] Steve Nash [1]
Nash was born in Johannesburg , South Africa to a Welsh mother and an English father on 7 February 1974. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] His family moved to Regina , Saskatchewan , when he was 18 months old, then to Vancouver , before finally settling in Victoria , British Columbia . [ 5 ] Although Nash played soccer and ice hockey , often with his younger brother Martin , he did not start playing basketball until he was 12 or 13. [ 1 ] However, in grade eight, he told his mother that one day he would play in the NBA and become a star. [ 5 ] Nash lahir di Johannesburg , Afrika Selatan ke Welsh ibu dan bahasa Inggris ayah pada tanggal 7 Februari 1974. [2] [3] [4] Keluarganya pindah ke Regina , Saskatchewan , ketika ia berusia 18 bulan, kemudian ke Vancouver , sebelum akhirnya menetap di Victoria , British Columbia . [5] Walaupun Nash bermain sepak bola dan hoki es , sering kali dengan saudaranya yang lebih muda Martin , ia tidak mulai bermain basket sampai dia berumur 12 atau 13. [1] Namun, dalam delapan kelas, dia mengatakan ibunya bahwa suatu hari ia akan bermain di NBA dan menjadi bintang. [5]

High school Sekolah tinggi

Nash originally attended Mount Douglas Secondary School , but after his grades began to drop, his parents decided to enroll him at St. Nash awalnya dihadiri Mount Douglas Secondary School , tapi setelah nilainya mulai turun, orang tuanya memutuskan untuk mendaftarkan diri dia di St Michaels University School , a private boarding school . [ 6 ] At St. Michaels, he starred in basketball, soccer, and rugby union . Michaels University School , pribadi sekolah asrama . [6] Pada St Michaels, ia membintangi basket, sepak bola, dan rugby union . While playing basketball during his senior season, Nash averaged 21.3 points , 11.2 assists , and 9.1 rebounds per game. [ 7 ] In the 1991–92 season, he led his team in his final year to the British Columbia AAA provincial championship title, and was named the province's Player of the Year. [ 8 ] Sambil bermain basket selama musim seniornya, Nash rata-rata 21.3 poin , 11,2 assist , dan 9,1 rebound per game. [7] Pada musim 1991-1992, ia memimpin timnya di tahun terakhir sampai propinsi Columbia kejuaraan judul AAA Inggris, dan bernama provinsi Player of the Year. [8]

College career College karir

Although Nash's high school coach, Ian Hyde-Lay, sent letters of inquiry and highlight reels on Nash's behalf to over 30 American universities, Nash was not recruited by any university, [ 5 ] until Santa Clara head coach Dick Davey requested video footage of the young guard. Meskipun sekolah pelatih tinggi's Nash, Ian Hyde-Lay, mengirim surat penyelidikan dan menyoroti gulungan atas's nama Nash untuk lebih dari 30 universitas di Amerika, Nash tidak direkrut oleh universitas manapun, [5] sampai Santa Clara pelatih kepala Dick Davey meminta rekaman video dari muda penjaga. After watching Nash in person, Davey said he "was nervous as hell just hoping that no one else would see him. It didn't take a Nobel Prize winner to figure out this guy's pretty good. It was just a case of hoping that none of the big names came around." [ 6 ] However, Davey also told Nash that he was "the worst defensive player" he had ever seen. [ 6 ] Setelah menonton Nash secara pribadi, Davey mengatakan dia "gugup sebagai neraka hanya berharap bahwa tidak ada orang lain akan melihat dia. Ia tidak mengambil Hadiah Nobel pemenang untuk mencari tahu orang ini cukup baik. Itu hanya kasus berharap ada yang dari nama besar tiba. " [6] Namun, Davey juga mengatakan Nash bahwa dia "pemain defensif terburuk" yang pernah dilihatnya. [6]
Nash was awarded a scholarship by Santa Clara for the 1992–93 season . Nash mendapat beasiswa oleh Santa Clara untuk musim 1992-93 . At that time, it had been five years since the Broncos appeared in the NCAA tournament. Pada saat itu, sudah lima tahun sejak Broncos muncul di turnamen NCAA. That changed when Nash led the Broncos to a West Coast Conference (WCC) title and an upset win over the No. 2 seeded Arizona in the first round of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. [ 5 ] In that game, Nash scored six straight free throws in the last 30 seconds of the contest. [ 6 ] Although Santa Clara was defeated by Temple in the next round, the 1992–93 campaign was considered a successful one. Itu berubah ketika Nash memimpin Broncos ke Pantai Barat Konferensi WCC) Judul (dan marah menang atas No 2 unggulan Arizona di babak pertama NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Divisi I. [5] Dalam permainan itu, Nash mencetak enam lurus lemparan bebas di detik-detik terakhir 30 dari kontes. [6] Walaupun Santa Clara dikalahkan oleh Candi di babak berikutnya, 1992-93 kampanye dianggap satu sukses. However, the Broncos failed to sustain the momentum the following season, and only managed a 5–7 record in the conference. [ 5 ] The team rebounded in the 1994–95 season , with Nash being named Conference Player of the Year and the Broncos topping the WCC. [ 5 ] Featuring the league leader for scoring and assists in Nash, the Broncos returned to the NCAA tournament, but they were defeated by Mississippi State . [ 5 ] After the season, Nash contemplated turning professional, and decided against it when he learned that he would probably not be considered as a first-round pick in the 1995 NBA Draft . [ 5 ] Namun, Broncos gagal mempertahankan momentum musim berikutnya, dan hanya dikelola rekor 5-7 dalam konferensi tersebut. [5] Tim rebound pada musim 1994-95 , dengan Nash yang bernama Konferensi Player of the Year dan Broncos topping WCC. [5] Menampilkan pemimpin liga untuk mencetak gol dan membantu dalam Nash, Broncos kembali ke turnamen NCAA, tapi mereka dikalahkan oleh Mississippi State . [5] Setelah musim ini, Nash direnungkan berbalik profesional, dan memutuskan untuk tidak ketika ia mengetahui bahwa ia mungkin tidak dianggap sebagai pick putaran pertama di NBA Draft 1995 . [5]
In the 1995–96 season , Nash began attracting the attention of the national media and professional scouts. Pada musim 1995-96 , Nash mulai menarik perhatian media nasional dan pramuka profesional. He had spent the summer before that honing his skills, playing with the Canadian national team and working out with the likes of established NBA players Jason Kidd and Gary Payton . [ 5 ] Santa Clara again captured the WCC title, and for the second consecutive year, Nash was named Conference Player of the Year, the first Bronco to do so since Kurt Rambis . [ 7 ] He scored 28 points in leading the #10 seed Broncos to a first round upset win over #7 seed Maryland , but then the Broncos were eliminated by Kansas . Dia telah menghabiskan musim panas sebelum itu mengasah keterampilan, bermain dengan tim nasional Kanada dan bekerja keluar dengan membentuk seperti pemain NBA Jason Kidd dan Gary Payton . [5] Santa Clara lagi ditangkap judul WCC, dan untuk tahun kedua berturut-turut , Nash bernama Konferensi Player of the Year, yang Bronco pertama yang melakukannya sejak Kurt Rambis . [7] Dia mencetak 28 poin dalam memimpin # 10 Broncos benih ke marah putaran pertama menang atas # 7 biji Maryland , tapi kemudian Broncos dihilangkan oleh Kansas . Nash's performances ensured that he was named Honorable Mention All-America as a senior by The Associated Press and the USBWA . Nash's pertunjukan memastikan bahwa dia bernama Terhormat Perhatian All-Amerika sebagai senior oleh The Associated Press dan USBWA . He also finished his career as Santa Clara's all-time leader in career assists (510), free-throw percentage (.862), and made and attempted three-pointers (263–656). [ 7 ] He remains third on the school's all-time scoring list (1,689), and holds Santa Clara's single-season free-throw percentage record (.894). [ 7 ] In September 2006, Nash had his jersey (#11) retired, becoming the first Santa Clara student-athlete to receive that honour. [ 9 ] Dia juga mengakhiri kariernya sebagai Clara all-waktu pemimpin Santa dalam karir assist (510), persentase lemparan bebas (0,862), dan membuat dan mencoba tiga-pointer (263-656). [7] Dia tetap ketiga di sekolah semua-waktu skor daftar (1689), dan memegang Santa Clara musim tunggal lemparan bebas rekor persentase (0,894). [7] Pada bulan September 2006, Nash jersey-nya (# 11) pensiun, menjadi Santa Clara mahasiswa pertama atlet yang menerima penghargaan itu. [9]

NCAA career statistics NCAA karir statistik

Legend Legenda
GP GP Games played Permainan yang dimainkan GS GS Games started Permainan dimulai MPG MPG Minutes per game Menit per game
FG% FG% Field-goal percentage Bidang-tujuan persentase 3P% 3P% 3-point field-goal percentage 3-point tujuan lapangan persentase FT% FT% Free-throw percentage Free-melempar persentase
RPG RPG Rebounds per game Rebound per game APG APG Assists per game Membantu per game SPG SPG Steals per game Mencuri per game
BPG BPG Blocks per game Blok per game PPG PPG Points per game Poin per game Bold Berani Career high Karir tinggi
Year Tahun ↓ Team Tim ↓ GP GP ↓ GS GS ↓ MPG MPG ↓ FG% FG% ↓ 3P% 3P% ↓ FT% FT% ↓ RPG RPG ↓ APG APG ↓ SPG SPG ↓ BPG BPG ↓ PPG PPG ↓
1992–93 1992-1993 Santa Clara Santa Clara 31 31 ... ... 24.0 24.0 .424 .424 .408 .408 .825 .825 2.5 2.5 2.2 2.2 .8 .8 .1 .1 8.1 8.1
1993–94 1993-1994 Santa Clara Santa Clara 26 26 ... ... 29.9 29.9 .414 .414 .399 .399 .831 .831 2.5 2.5 3.7 3.7 1.3 1.3 .0 .0 14.6 14.6
1994–95 1994-1995 Santa Clara Santa Clara 27 27 ... ... 33.4 33.4 .444 .444 .454 .454 .879 .879 3.8 3.8 6.4 6.4 1.8 1.8 .1 .1 20.9 20.9
1995–96 1995-1996 Santa Clara Santa Clara 29 29 ... ... 33.8 33.8 .430 .430 .344 .344 .894 .894 3.6 3.6 6.0 6.0 1.3 1.3 .0 .0 17.0 17.0
Career [ 10 ] Karir [10] 113 113 ... ... 30.1 30.1 .430 .430 .401 .401 .867 .867 3.1 3.1 4.5 4.5 1.3 1.3 .1 .1 14.9 14.9

NBA career NBA karir

Nash averaged 10.5 minutes a game in his rookie year. Nash rata-rata 10,5 menit permainan di plonco tahun.

Phoenix Suns (1996–98) Phoenix Suns (1996-98)

After graduating with a degree in sociology, [ 6 ] Nash was selected 15th overall by the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the 1996 NBA Draft . Setelah lulus dengan gelar di bidang sosiologi, [6] Nash dipilih secara keseluruhan 15 oleh Phoenix Suns di putaran pertama 1996 NBA Draft . Upon hearing the draft announcement, Suns fans booed in disapproval of the relatively unknown player. [ 6 ] This was because despite his impressive college accomplishments, Nash had not played in one of the major college conferences . Setelah mendengar pengumuman draft, Suns fans dicemooh dalam ketidaksetujuan dari pemain yang relatif tidak diketahui. [6] Hal ini karena meskipun kuliah mengesankan prestasinya, Nash tidak bermain di salah satu perguruan tinggi utama konferensi . During his first two seasons in the NBA, Nash played a supporting role behind NBA star point guards Kevin Johnson , Sam Cassell , and later, Jason Kidd . [ 5 ] Both Johnson and Cassell had NBA Finals experience, while Kidd was the second overall pick in the 1994 NBA Draft and already an All-Star when he arrived at Phoenix. Selama dua musim pertamanya di NBA, Nash memainkan peran pendukung di belakang titik penjaga bintang NBA Kevin Johnson , Sam Cassell , dan kemudian, Jason Kidd . [5] Kedua Johnson dan Cassell telah NBA Finals pengalaman, sedangkan Kidd adalah memilih keseluruhan kedua di NBA Draft 1994 dan sudah menjadi All-Star ketika ia tiba di Phoenix.
In his rookie season, Nash only managed 10.5 minutes a game, [ 11 ] but in his second season, his playing time increased significantly and he was even ranked 13th in the league for three-point field-goal percentage. [ 5 ] Nevertheless, the Canadian's tenure with the Suns did not last. Pada musim plonco, Nash hanya berhasil 10,5 menit permainan, [11] tapi di musim kedua, waktu bermain-nya meningkat secara signifikan dan ia bahkan peringkat 13 di liga untuk-tujuan-titik persentase lapangan tiga. [5] Namun demikian, masa jabatan Kanada dengan Suns tidak berlangsung. While at Santa Clara , Nash had met and befriended Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Donnie Nelson , who worked for the Golden State Warriors at that time. Sementara di Santa Clara , Nash telah bertemu dan berteman dengan Dallas Mavericks asisten pelatih Donnie Nelson , yang bekerja untuk Golden State Warriors pada waktu itu. After moving to Dallas, Nelson was able to convince his father, Don Nelson —then the Mavericks coach and general manager—to acquire the under-utilised Nash. [ 5 ] Following the 1998 NBA Draft , Nash was traded from the Suns to the Mavericks in exchange for Martin Müürsepp , Bubba Wells , the draft rights to Pat Garrity and a first-round draft pick (who later turned out to be future Phoenix team-mate Shawn Marion ). [ 5 ] Setelah pindah ke Dallas, Nelson mampu meyakinkan ayahnya, Don Nelson -maka pelatih Mavericks dan manajer umum-untuk memperoleh dimanfaatkan Nash di bawah. [5] Setelah 1998 NBA Draft , Nash diperdagangkan dari Suns ke Mavericks dalam pertukaran untuk Martin Müürsepp , Bubba Wells , hak rancangan untuk Pat Garrity dan putaran draft pick-pertama (yang kemudian berubah menjadi masa depan tim-mate Phoenix Shawn Marion ). [5]

Dallas Mavericks (1998–2004) Dallas Mavericks (1998-2004)

It was in Dallas that Nash established himself as a formidable point guard, beginning a decade as one of the game's top players. Saat itu di Dallas bahwa Nash membuktikan dirinya sebagai point guard tangguh, awal dekade sebagai salah satu pemain top permainan. During his first year as a Maverick (the lockout -shortened 1998–99 season ) he started in all 40 games he played in, and averaged 7.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game. [ 11 ] The 19–31 Mavericks failed to make the playoffs but in the 1999–2000 season , the team's prospects improved considerably. Selama tahun pertamanya sebagai Maverick (yang lockout -dipersingkat musim 1998-99 ) ia mulai dalam semua 40 pertandingan ia bermain, dan rata-rata 7,9 poin, 2,9 rebound dan 5,5 assist per game. [11] The 19-31 Mavericks gagal membuat playoff tetapi di musim 1999-2000 , tim prospek membaik. Nash missed 25 mid-season games due to an ankle injury, but came back to record six double-doubles in the last month of play. [ 7 ] He finished the season with averages of 8.6 points and 4.9 assists per game. [ 11 ] More importantly for the team, second-year teammate and friend Dirk Nowitzki was blossoming quickly into a top player, veteran Michael Finley was having an All-Star -calibre year, and the team's new owner, billionaire Mark Cuban , was bringing new energy and excitement to the franchise. Nash tidak terjawab 25-musim pertengahan permainan karena cedera pergelangan kaki, tapi kembali untuk merekam enam ganda-ganda pada bulan terakhir bermain. [7] Ia menyelesaikan musim dengan rata-rata sebesar 8,6 poin dan 4,9 assist per game. [11] Lebih penting bagi tim, tahun kedua tim dan teman Dirk Nowitzki telah berkembang dengan cepat menjadi pemain top, veteran Michael Finley sedang mengalami All-Star kaliber tahun, dan baru pemilik tim, miliarder Mark Kuba , adalah membawa energi baru dan semangat untuk waralaba. Nash now had a supportive environment in which he could thrive. Nash sekarang memiliki lingkungan yang mendukung di mana ia dapat berkembang.
In the 2000–01 season , Nash averaged 15.6 points and 7.3 assists per game in a breakout season. [ 11 ] With Nash directing the team's offense, Nowitzki and Finley playing at their best, and the acquisition of All-Star Juwan Howard complementing the high-scoring trio, the Mavericks earned a playoff berth for the first time in more than a decade. Pada musim 2000-01 , Nash rata-rata 15,6 poin dan 7,3 assist per game dalam musim pelarian. [11] Dengan Nash memimpin tim pelanggaran, Nowitzki dan Finley bermain terbaik mereka, dan akuisisi All-Star Juwan Howard melengkapi -skor trio tinggi, Mavericks memperoleh dermaga playoff untuk pertama kalinya dalam lebih dari satu dekade. Dallas lost in the Western Conference Semifinals four games to one to the San Antonio Spurs , but it marked the beginning of a memorable run for Nash and the Mavericks. [ 12 ] In the 2001–02 season , Nash posted career-highs of 17.9 points and 7.7 assists per game [ 11 ] and earned a spot in the NBA All-Star Game and on the All-NBA Third Team . [ 13 ] [ 14 ] He was now an All-Star, increasingly appearing in television commercials and, with Finley and Nowitzki, a part of the Dallas Mavericks "Big Three." [ 15 ] Dallas earned another trip to the playoffs but lost again in the Semifinals to the Sacramento Kings four games to one. [ 16 ] Dallas kalah di Western Conference semifinal empat permainan untuk satu ke San Antonio Spurs , tapi itu menandai awal lari Nash dan mengesankan bagi Mavericks. [12] Pada musim 2001-02 , Nash membukukan karir-tertinggi sebesar 17,9 poin dan 7,7 assist per game [11] dan mendapat tempat di NBA All-Star Game dan pada ketiga NBA All-Tim . [13] [14] Dia sekarang menjadi All-Star, semakin muncul dalam iklan televisi dan, dengan Finley dan Nowitzki, bagian dari Dallas Mavericks "Big Three." [15] Dallas diperoleh perjalanan lain ke playoff namun kalah lagi di semifinal ke Sacramento Kings empat pertandingan ke satu. [16]
Nash closely replicated his previous season's performance in the 2002–03 season , averaging 17.7 points and 7.3 assists per game, [ 11 ] again earning All-Star and All-NBA Third Team honours. [ 13 ] [ 17 ] Nowitzki and Nash led the Mavericks from a 14-game winning streak to open the season all the way to the Western Conference Finals, where they lost to the eventual NBA champions, the San Antonio Spurs four games to two. [ 18 ] It was only the second Conference Finals appearance in the franchise's history. Nash erat direplikasi musim sebelumnya penampilannya di musim 2002-03 , rata-rata 17,7 poin dan 7,3 assist per game, [11] lagi produktif All-Star dan-NBA Ketiga Semua Tim kehormatan. [13] [17] Nowitzki dan Nash memimpin Mavericks dari permainan kemenangan beruntun-14 untuk membuka musim sepanjang jalan ke Western Conference Finals, di mana mereka kalah dari juara NBA akhirnya, San Antonio Spurs empat pertandingan ke dua. [18] Hanya kedua Konferensi Final penampilan dalam sejarah franchise tersebut. The 2003–04 season saw an offensively boosted Mavericks roster (with the acquisitions of Antoine Walker and Antawn Jamison ) but a dip in Nash's scoring contributions. The musim 2003-04 melihat daftar dikuatkan ofensif Mavericks (dengan perolehan Antoine Walker dan Antawn Jamison ) tetapi berenang di Teman kontribusi Nash mencetak. As a result he was not selected for the All-Star and All-NBA team rosters even though he achieved new career highs in assists per game (8.8) and free-throw accuracy (91.6%). [ 11 ] In the playoffs , the fifth-seeded Dallas failed to make progress yet again as the Sacramento Kings saw them off four games to one. [ 19 ] Akibatnya ia tidak dipilih untuk All-Star dan-NBA rosters Semua tim meskipun ia mencapai karir tertinggi baru dalam assist per game (8.8) dan bebas-melempar akurasi (91,6%). [11] Pada playoffs , yang Unggulan kelima Dallas gagal membuat kemajuan lagi sebagai Sacramento Kings melihat mereka dari empat pertandingan ke satu. [19]
After the 2003–04 season, Nash became a free agent . Setelah musim 2003-04, Nash menjadi agen gratis . He attempted to negotiate a long-term contract with Cuban, who was paying Walker, Finley, Nowitzki and Jamison nearly $50 million in combined salaries that season. Ia berusaha untuk menegosiasikan kontrak jangka panjang dengan Kuba, yang membayar Walker, Finley, Nowitzki dan Jamison hampir $ 50 juta gaji gabungan yang musim. Cuban wanted to build his franchise around the younger Nowitzki and did not want to risk signing the 30-year-old Nash to a long-term deal, and offered Nash a four-year deal worth about $9 million annually, with a fifth year partially guaranteed. Kuba ingin membangun waralaba-nya sekitar Nowitzki muda dan tidak mau mengambil risiko penandatanganan Nash 30-tahun-tua untuk kontrak jangka panjang, dan menawarkan Nash senilai kontrak selama empat tahun sekitar $ 9 juta per tahun, dengan tahun kelima sebagian dijamin. The Phoenix Suns on the other hand offered the point guard a six-year, $63 million contract. The Phoenix Suns di sisi lain yang ditawarkan point guard setahun, enam $ 63.000.000 kontrak. Nash was reluctant to leave Dallas and returned to Cuban to see if he would match the deal; Cuban did not, and Nash signed for the Suns for the 2004–05 season . Nash enggan meninggalkan Dallas dan kembali ke Kuba untuk melihat apakah ia akan cocok dengan kesepakatan itu, Kuba tidak, dan Nash ditandatangani untuk Suns untuk musim 2004-05 . The Canadian would go on to win two League MVP awards with Phoenix, and on a 14 June 2006 appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman , Cuban wondered out loud, "... you know Steve's a great guy and I love him to death, but why couldn't he play like an MVP for us?" [ 20 ] Kanada akan pergi untuk memenangkan dua Liga MVP penghargaan dengan Phoenix, dan pada penampilan Juni 2006 14 pada The Show dengan David Letterman Akhir , Kuba bertanya-tanya dengan suara keras, "... kau tahu Steve adalah pria yang baik dan aku mencintai dia sampai mati , tapi mengapa ia tidak bisa bermain seperti seorang MVP untuk kita "? [20]

Return to Phoenix Suns (2004–present) Kembali ke Phoenix Suns (2004-sekarang)

Nash joined a Suns team which had emerging young players in Shawn Marion , Joe Johnson and Amar'e Stoudemire . Nash bergabung dengan tim Suns yang muncul pemain muda di Shawn Marion , Joe Johnson dan Amar'e Stoudemire . In the season before Nash arrived, the Suns had recorded a 29–53 win–loss record, [ 5 ] and they were projected to have another poor season. Pada musim sebelum tiba Nash, Suns telah mencatat rekor menang-loss 29-53, [5] dan mereka diproyeksikan untuk memiliki musim yang lain miskin. Head coach Mike D'Antoni favoured an up-tempo style of basketball; this required smaller and more athletic players with the capability to outrun and outshoot their opponents. Pelatih kepala Mike D'Antoni disukai-tempo sebuah gaya dari basket, ini diperlukan lebih atletis pemain dan lebih kecil dengan kemampuan untuk berlari lebih cepat dan outshoot lawan-lawan mereka. Nash's familiarity with this style combined with the athleticism of his teammates produced an NBA-best 62–20 record and a points-per-game average of 110.4, the highest in a decade. [ 21 ] The catalyst of this turnaround, Nash averaged 11.5 assists per game while making 50.2% of his field goals and 43.1% of his three-pointers in the regular season. [ 11 ] [ 22 ] He edged Shaquille O'Neal to win the 2004–05 NBA MVP award , [ 23 ] becoming the first Canadian to earn the honour, as well as the third point guard ever to be named MVP, along with Magic Johnson and Bob Cousy . [ 7 ] In the playoffs , Phoenix swept the Memphis Grizzlies in four games before meeting the Dallas Mavericks in the second round. [ 24 ] Nash led the Suns to a 4–2 series win, [ 24 ] and the Suns reached the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1993, but lost to the eventual NBA Champions and arch-rival, the San Antonio Spurs , in five games. [ 24 ] Nash's keakraban dengan gaya ini dikombinasikan dengan athleticism dari teman-teman timnya menghasilkan 62-20 NBA terbaik rekaman dan per-game rata-rata 110,4 poin, tertinggi dalam satu dekade. [21] The katalis perubahan haluan ini, Nash rata-rata 11,5 assist per game sambil membuat 50,2% dari tujuan lapangan dan 43,1% dari tiga orang-pointer di musim reguler. [11] [22] Dia bermata Shaquille O'Neal untuk memenangkan 2004-05 NBA MVP penghargaan , [23] menjadi pertama Kanada untuk mendapatkan kehormatan, serta point guard ketiga yang pernah diberi nama MVP, bersama dengan Magic Johnson dan Bob Cousy . [7] Pada babak playoff , Phoenix menyapu Memphis Grizzlies dalam empat pertandingan sebelum pertemuan Dallas Mavericks di putaran kedua. [24] Nash memimpin Suns dengan serangkaian menang 4-2, [24] dan Suns mencapai final Wilayah Barat untuk pertama kalinya sejak tahun 1993, namun kalah dari NBA Champions akhirnya dan arch-rival, yang San Antonio Spurs , dalam lima pertandingan. [24]
After Nash's return to Phoenix in 2004, the Suns won 33 more games than they did the previous season. Setelah kembali Nash ke Phoenix pada tahun 2004, Suns memenangi 33 game lebih daripada yang mereka lakukan musim sebelumnya.
The next season , Stoudemire suffered a serious knee injury, and Johnson and Quentin Richardson were traded away. [ 25 ] The Suns were not expected to repeat their successful 2005 season, but with Nash directing the same high-tempo offence, the team compiled a respectable 54–28 record and won the division title . [ 22 ] [ 25 ] The Suns were again the highest-scoring team in the league with seven players averaging double figures in points per game, [ 25 ] and Nash was voted for the first time to start for the 2006 Western All-Star team. [ 26 ] Having recorded career highs in points (18.8), rebounds (4.2), field goal percentage (.512) and free-throw percentage (a league-leading .921), and leading the league with 10.5 assists per game, [ 7 ] Nash was named the league MVP for the second year in a row. [ 27 ] In the first round of the playoffs , Phoenix overcame a 3–1 deficit against the Los Angeles Lakers and won the series 4–3. [ 25 ] The Los Angeles Clippers were their Conference Semifinals opponents, and the Suns again needed seven games to clinch the series. [ 25 ] For the second year in a row however, the Suns bowed out in the Conference Finals, this time to Nash's former team, Dallas. [ 25 ] Musim berikutnya , Stoudemire mengalami cedera lutut serius, dan Johnson dan Quentin Richardson yang diperdagangkan jauh. [25] The Suns tidak diharapkan untuk mengulang sukses mereka musim 2005, tetapi dengan Nash mengarahkan pelanggaran tinggi tempo yang sama, tim menyusun 54-28 terhormat merekam dan memenangkan gelar divisi . [22] [25] The Suns itu lagi-skor tertinggi tim di liga dengan tujuh pemain rata-rata angka ganda dalam poin per game, [25] dan Nash terpilih untuk pertama kalinya waktu untuk memulai untuk tahun 2006 Barat All Star tim. [26] Setelah karir tertinggi tercatat dalam poin (18,8), rebound (4,2), persentase tujuan lapangan (0,512) dan persentase lemparan bebas (liga-terkemuka 0,921) , dan memimpin liga dengan 10,5 assist per game, [7] Nash dinobatkan sebagai MVP liga untuk tahun kedua berturut-turut. [27] Pada putaran pertama babak playoff , Phoenix mengatasi defisit 3-1 melawan Los Angeles Lakers dan memenangkan seri 4-3. [25] The Los Angeles Clippers adalah mereka Konferensi semifinal lawan, dan Suns lagi diperlukan tujuh pertandingan untuk meraih seri. [25] Untuk tahun kedua berturut-turut Namun, Suns membungkuk keluar Konferensi di Final, kali ini dengan mantan tim Nash, Dallas. [25]
In the 2006–07 season , Nash had another stellar campaign, averaging 18.6 points and a career-high 11.6 assists per game while becoming the first person since Magic Johnson in 1990–91 to average 18 points and 11 assists per game during the regular season. [ 28 ] Nash received the most votes for first-team All-NBA and was joined by teammate Stoudemire; the two were the first teammates to make the first team since Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal in 2003–04 . [ 28 ] Nash received 129 first-place votes and 645 total points from the panel of 129 media members. [ 28 ] He narrowly missed being MVP a third consecutive time, coming in second with 44 first place votes to 83 for Dirk Nowitzki . [ 29 ] In the playoffs , the Suns eliminated the Lakers in five games, but were unable to overcome the Spurs in the Conference Semifinals, losing the series 4–2. [ 30 ] Pada musim 2006-07 , Nash bintang kampanye lain, rata-rata 18,6 poin dan-karir tinggi 11,6 assist per game sedangkan menjadi orang pertama sejak Magic Johnson di 1990-1991 dengan rata-rata 18 poin dan 11 assist per game selama musim reguler . [28] Nash menerima suara terbanyak untuk pertama tim All-NBA dan bergabung dengan tim Stoudemire, kedua adalah rekan tim pertama yang membuat tim pertama sejak Kobe Bryant dan Shaquille O'Neal di 2003-04 . [28] Nash-tempat menerima 129 suara pertama dan 645 total poin dari panel dari 129 anggota media. [28] Dia nyaris menjadi MVP berturut-turut ketiga kalinya, datang di kedua dengan 44 suara tempat pertama untuk 83 untuk Dirk Nowitzki . [29] Dalam playoffs , dieliminasi Suns Lakers dalam lima pertandingan, tetapi tidak dapat mengatasi Spurs di semifinal Konferensi, kehilangan seri 4-2. [30]
Nash with then-teammate Shaquille O'Neal Nash dengan kemudian-rekan setimnya Shaquille O'Neal
Nash played in 81 regular-season games during the 2007–08 season ; in this campaign, the Western Conference was especially competitive and he led the Suns to 55 wins and the sixth seed for the 2008 NBA Playoffs . Nash bermain di 81 pertandingan musim reguler selama musim 2007-08 , dalam kampanye ini, Konferensi Barat terutama kompetitif dan ia memimpin Suns dengan 55 menang dan biji keenam untuk NBA Playoffs 2008 . Although there was a dip in his regular-season output, Nash's shooting remained sharp; the accuracy of his shooting was on par with his 2005–06 MVP campaign (shooting at least 50% from the field, 40% from the three-point arc, and 90% from the free throw line). [ 11 ] On 31 January 2008, he collected his All-Star stripes for the sixth time in his career. [ 31 ] However, Nash continued to experience agony in the playoffs. Meskipun ada berenang di output biasa-musim, menembak Nash tetap tajam; keakuratan penembakan nya setara dengan kampanye 2005-06 MVP nya (menembak sedikitnya 50% dari lapangan, 40% dari tiga titik busur , dan 90% dari garis lemparan bebas). [11] Pada tanggal 31 Januari 2008, ia mengumpulkan All-Star garis-garis nya untuk keenam kalinya dalam karirnya. [31] Namun, Nash terus mengalami penderitaan dalam playoffs. Despite a mid-season trade that sent Shawn Marion to the Miami Heat and brought four-time NBA champion Shaquille O'Neal to the team, the Suns were defeated in the first round of the playoffs by the San Antonio Spurs for the third time in four years. [ 32 ] In the deciding Game 5, Nash was perceived to have suffered from "elimination-game jitters", and turned over the ball twice in the final two minutes of what was a tight contest. [ 32 ] Nevertheless, Nash was later named to the All-NBA Second Team for the 2007–08 season. [ 33 ] Meskipun-musim perdagangan pertengahan yang dikirim Shawn Marion ke Miami Heat dan membawa empat kali juara NBA Shaquille O'Neal untuk tim, Suns dikalahkan di putaran pertama babak playoff oleh San Antonio Spurs untuk ketiga kalinya di empat tahun. [32] Dalam Game memutuskan 5, Nash dianggap telah menderita dari "game kegelisahan eliminasi", dan diserahkan bola dua kali dalam dua menit terakhir dari apa yang kontes ketat. [32] Namun demikian, Nash kemudian ditunjuk untuk menjadi NBA All-Kedua Tim untuk musim 2007-08. [33]
Before the 2008–09 season began, coach D'Antoni was replaced by Terry Porter , who preferred a more defensive-oriented style of basketball. Sebelum musim 2008-09 dimulai, pelatih D'Antoni digantikan oleh Terry Porter , yang lebih suka defensif berorientasi lebih gaya basket. The Suns had difficulties adapting to this new system, and even a December trade involving sending stalwarts Raja Bell and Boris Diaw to the Charlotte Bobcats for athletic swingman Jason Richardson [ 34 ] saw the team continue to struggle. Suns harus beradaptasi kesulitan untuk sistem baru, dan bahkan perdagangan Desember melibatkan pengiriman stalwarts Raja Bell dan Boris Diaw ke Charlotte Bobcats untuk atletik swingman Jason Richardson [34] melihat tim terus berjuang. Porter was then replaced by Alvin Gentry in February after a 28–23 record, but the Suns were unable to secure the final seed for the playoffs , [ 35 ] resulting in Nash missing the playoffs for the first time since he returned to Phoenix for his second stint. Porter kemudian digantikan oleh Alvin Gentry pada Februari setelah rekor 28-23, namun Suns tidak mampu untuk mengamankan benih final untuk playoff , [35] yang mengakibatkan hilang Nash playoffs untuk pertama kalinya sejak ia kembali ke Phoenix untuk nya kedua tugas.
Nash and the Suns opened the 2009–10 season with a series of strong performances, going 8–1 in their first nine games (a franchise-best since 1980–81 ), with Nash producing two 20-assists games. [ 36 ] On 21 January 2010, Nash was named as the starting point guard for the West for the 2010 NBA All-Star Game. [ 37 ] With him operating at the point, the Suns were the highest-scoring team in the league for the fifth season in a row, and were seeded third in the conference for the playoffs with 54 wins. Nash dan Suns membuka musim 2009-10 dengan serangkaian pertunjukan yang kuat, akan 8-1 dalam sembilan pertandingan pertama mereka (a-franchise terbaik sejak 1980-81 ), dengan Nash menghasilkan dua 20-assist game. [36] Pada 21 Januari 2010, Nash dinamakan sebagai penjaga titik awal bagi Barat untuk-Star Game 2010 NBA All. [37] Dengan dia beroperasi pada titik, Suns adalah tim-skor tertinggi di liga untuk musim kelima baris, dan unggulan ketiga dalam konferensi untuk playoff dengan 54 menang. Behind solid performances by Richardson and veteran Grant Hill , the Suns defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 4–2 in the first round of the playoffs, and swept the Spurs 4–0 in the second round. Di balik pertunjukan padat oleh Richardson dan veteran Grant Hill , Suns mengalahkan Portland Trail Blazers 4-2 di babak pertama playoff, dan menyapu Spurs 4-0 di babak kedua. The Suns met the defending champions, Los Angeles Lakers, in the Conference Finals. Suns bertemu dengan juara bertahan, Los Angeles Lakers, di Conference Finals. After losing the first two games, Phoenix won the next two to tie the series. Setelah kehilangan dua pertandingan pertama, Phoenix memenangkan dua berikutnya untuk mengikat seri. A Ron Artest buzzer-beater in Game 5 pushed the Lakers one game closer to the Finals, and Kobe Bryant 's 37 points in Game 6 completed the defeat of the Suns. Sebuah Ron Artest buzzer-beater di Game 5 mendorong Lakers satu pertandingan lebih dekat ke Final, dan Kobe Bryant s '37 poin di Game 6 menyelesaikan kekalahan Suns.
The Suns underwent two major roster changes in the 2010–11 season . Suns mengalami dua perubahan daftar besar dalam musim 2010-11 . During the pre-season, Stoudemire left for New York while Hedo Türkoğlu , Josh Childress , and Hakim Warrick joined the Suns. Selama musim-pra, Stoudemire kiri untuk New York sementara Hedo Türkoğlu , Josh Childress , dan Hakim Warrick bergabung dengan Suns. Not long after the season began, Türkoğlu, Richardson, and Earl Clark were traded to Orlando for Vince Carter , Marcin Gortat , and Mickaël Piétrus . [ 38 ] The Suns had difficulty being even a .500 team, and at the mid-season mark they were not in the frame for the playoffs . Tidak lama setelah musim dimulai, Türkoğlu, Richardson, dan Earl Clark diperdagangkan ke Orlando untuk Vince Carter , Marcin Gortat , dan Mickaël Pietrus . [38] The Suns susah bahkan tim 0,500, dan pada musim-tanda pertengahan mereka tidak dalam rangka untuk playoffs .

International career Internasional karir

Medal record Medal catatan
Men's Basketball Men's Basketball
Competitor for Pesaing untuk Canada Kanada
FIBA Americas Championship FIBA Americas Championship
Bronze Perunggu 2001 Neuquén 2001 Neuquén National team Tim Nasional
In 1993, while in college, Nash played for the national team and competed in the Canada Games and World University Games . Pada tahun 1993, sedangkan di perguruan tinggi, Nash bermain untuk tim nasional dan berlaga di Games Kanada dan Universitas Dunia Games . He won a bronze medal at the Canada Games and won a silver medal at the World University Games, losing to Team USA , which included players such as Michael Finley and Damon Stoudamire . [ 5 ] Ia memenangkan medali perunggu di Olimpiade Kanada dan memenangkan medali perak di University Games Dunia, kalah dari Team USA , yang termasuk pemain seperti Michael Finley dan Damon Stoudamire . [5]
Nash captained Canada at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 . [ 39 ] He led Canada to win their round robin group with a victory over Spain and a stunning 83–75 win over favoured Yugoslavia when he scored 26 points with eight rebounds and eight assists. Nash kapten Kanada di Olimpiade Sydney tahun 2000 . [39] Dia memimpin Kanada untuk memenangkan round robin grup mereka dengan kemenangan atas Spanyol dan menang atas 83-75 menakjubkan disukai Yugoslavia ketika ia mencetak 26 poin dengan delapan rebound dan delapan assist. Canada was eliminated in the quarterfinals with a loss to France and Nash left the court in tears. Kanada tersingkir di perempat final dengan kerugian bagi Perancis dan Nash meninggalkan pengadilan di air mata. Nash expressed disappointment with the result, saying "It hurts a lot. I feel like I let everybody down. We could have been in the championship game. We were good enough." [ 40 ] Nevertheless, he did see a possible silver lining, saying "Hopefully kids [in Canada] will be inspired to play—that's what I really hope." [ 40 ] A victory in its final game of the tournament, a placement game against Russia , enabled Canada to salvage 7th place. Nash menyatakan kekecewaannya dengan hasilnya, mengatakan "Ini sakit banyak.. Saya merasa seperti saya membiarkan semua orang turun Kita bisa saja dalam permainan kejuaraan itu. Kami cukup baik." [40] Namun demikian, dia melihat lapisan perak mungkin, mengatakan "Semoga anak-anak [di Kanada] akan terinspirasi untuk bermain-itulah yang saya benar-benar berharap." [40] Sebuah kemenangan dalam game final dari turnamen, penempatan pertandingan melawan Rusia , memungkinkan Kanada untuk menyelamatkan 7 tempat. Nash's Olympic performance propelled him to stardom in Canada and he finished fifth in voting for the 2000 Lionel Conacher Award , which is handed out to the Canadian male athlete of the year. [ 41 ] Nash kinerja Olimpiade mendorongnya untuk bintang di Kanada dan ia selesai kelima dalam pemungutan suara untuk tahun 2000 Award Conacher Lionel , yang dibagikan kepada para atlet pria Kanada tahun. [41]
Nash again led Team Canada during qualifying for the 2004 Summer Olympics at the Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament in San Juan, Puerto Rico . Nash lagi memimpin Tim Kanada selama kualifikasi untuk Olimpiade 2004 di Amerika Olimpiade Kualifikasi Tournament di San Juan, Puerto Rico . He was named tournament MVP, [ 42 ] but Canada finished fourth, missing out on the three Olympic spots available. Dia bernama turnamen MVP, [42] tetapi Kanada urutan keempat, kehilangan tiga tempat Olimpiade yang tersedia. That was the last time Nash played for Canada. Itulah saat terakhir Nash bermain untuk Kanada. In December 2007, he said, "In my mind right now, I'm not going to play for Canada any more." [ 43 ] Pada bulan Desember 2007, ia berkata, "Dalam benak saya sekarang, aku tidak akan bermain untuk Kanada lagi." [43]

Player profile Player profil

Nash is known for his dribbling, passing, and shooting abilities. Nash ini dikenal karena dribbling, passing, dan menembak kemampuan.
Nash is most noted for his playmaking, ball-handling skills and shooting. Nash yang paling terkenal karena playmaking nya, keterampilan penanganan bola dan menembak. He led the league in assists for five years, averaging 11.5 assists per game in 2004–05, 10.5 in 2005–06, 11.6 in 2006–07, 11.0 in 2009–10 and 11.4 in 2010–11 [ 11 ] and won the 2005 and 2010 NBA All-Star Skills Contests. [ 7 ] As of the end of 2010–11 season, he has a 90.4% free-throw shooting average (tied for best in NBA history), [ 44 ] a 42.9% career three-point shooting average (eight-best in league history), [ 45 ] and his total assists, assists per game, and three-point field goals made rank him as one of the top 10 players in league history. [ 46 ] [ 47 ] [ 48 ] In addition, he is ranked third (starting from 1986–87) in regular season point-assist double doubles . [ 49 ] In the 2005–06 season, Nash became the fourth player in NBA history to shoot 50% or better from the field, 40% from three-point range (43.9), and 90% from the line, joining Larry Bird , Reggie Miller and Mark Price in the 50-40-90 Club . [ 25 ] [ 50 ] This was a feat he would repeat in the 2006-07, 2007–08, 2008–09 and 2009–10 campaigns. [ 11 ] Only 11 times has a player shot 50-40-90 in an NBA season while also achieving the NBA league minimum number of makes. Ia memimpin liga dalam assist untuk lima tahun, rata-rata 11,5 assist per game di 2004-05, 10,5 tahun 2005-06, 11,6 di 2006-07, 11.0 pada 2009-10 dan 11.4 di 2010-11 [11] dan memenangkan 2005 dan 2010 NBA All-Star Keterampilan Kontes. [7] Pada akhir musim 2010-11, ia memiliki 90,4% lemparan bebas penembakan rata-rata (terikat untuk yang terbaik dalam sejarah NBA), [44] suatu karier 42,9% tiga titik pengambilan gambar rata-rata (delapan-terbaik dalam sejarah liga), [45] dan total nya membantu, assist per game, dan titik lapangan tujuan-tiga dibuat peringkat dia sebagai salah satu pemain top 10 dalam sejarah liga. [46] [47] [48] ​​Di samping itu, ia adalah peringkat ketiga (mulai 1986-87) di titik musim reguler-membantu ganda ganda . [49] Pada musim 2005-06, Nash menjadi pemain keempat dalam sejarah NBA untuk menembak 50% atau lebih baik dari lapangan, 40% dari nilai range-tiga (43,9), dan 90% dari garis, bergabung dengan Larry Bird , Reggie Miller dan Mark Harga di 50-40-90 Club . [25] [50] Ini adalah suatu prestasi ia akan mengulangi dalam, 2007-08, 2008-09 dan 2009-10 2006-07 kampanye. [11] Hanya 11 kali memiliki pemain menembak 50-40-90 di musim NBA sementara juga mencapai jumlah minimum liga NBA dari membuat. Nash (five times) and Larry Bird (three times) are the only players to have accomplished this feat more than once. [ 51 ] A two-time NBA MVP , Nash is only the second point guard (along with Magic Johnson ) to win the MVP award multiple times and the third guard in NBA history to earn back-to-back MVPs (joining Johnson and Michael Jordan ). [ 7 ] Only nine other NBA players have won back-to-back MVP awards: Johnson, Jordan, Bill Russell , Wilt Chamberlain , Kareem Abdul-Jabbar , Moses Malone , Larry Bird , Tim Duncan , and LeBron James . [ 7 ] On 11 May 2006, ESPN .com rated Nash as the 9th-best point guard of all time, [ 52 ] and in a survey by nba.com in 2007, Nash received 85% of the votes by the league's general managers as best point guard in the league. [ 53 ] In a similar survey in 2009, Nash was rated as the best passer of the ball and the player possessing the best basketball IQ. [ 54 ] Commenting on Nash losing out to former teammate Dirk Nowitzki for the 2007 NBA MVP, Boston Celtics centre and Hall of Famer Russell stated: "I think, on the world stage, he's one of our great athletes in all sports... I'm a big fan. The two MVPs he got, he deserved. Part of the reason that he's so good and so effective is that the guys like playing with him. He creates an atmosphere where they win games." [ 55 ] Nash (lima kali) dan Larry Bird (tiga kali) adalah pemain hanya memiliki prestasi ini dicapai lebih dari sekali. [51] A dua kali MVP NBA , Nash hanya point guard kedua (bersama dengan Magic Johnson ) untuk menang penghargaan MVP beberapa kali dan penjaga ketiga dalam sejarah NBA untuk mendapatkan-to-back MVPs kembali (bergabung dengan Johnson dan Michael Jordan ). [7] Hanya sembilan pemain NBA lainnya telah memenangkan back-to-back penghargaan MVP: Johnson, Jordan, Bill Russell , Wilt Chamberlain , Kareem Abdul-Jabbar , Moses Malone , Larry Bird , Tim Duncan , dan LeBron James . [7] Pada tanggal 11 Mei 2006, ESPN . com Nash dinilai sebagai point guard terbaik-9 sepanjang masa, [52 ] dan dalam survei oleh nba.com pada tahun 2007, Nash menerima 85% suara dengan itu umum manajer liga sebagai point guard terbaik di liga. [53] Dalam sebuah survei serupa di tahun 2009, Nash dinilai sebagai pelintas terbaik bola dan pemain memiliki terbaik IQ bola basket. [54] Mengomentari Nash kalah dari tim mantan Dirk Nowitzki untuk tahun 2007 NBA MVP, Boston Celtics pusat dan Hall of Petani Russell menyatakan: "Saya pikir, di panggung dunia, dia salah satu atlet besar kami di semua olahraga ... aku penggemar berat. Kedua MVPs dia, dia pantas. Sebagian dari alasan bahwa dia begitu baik dan sangat efektif adalah bahwa orang-orang seperti bermain dengan dia. Dia menciptakan suasana di mana mereka memenangi pertandingan ". [55]
In terms of specific skills, Nash is particularly effective playing the pick and roll , notably with Nowitzki when he was at Dallas and later with the Suns' Amar'e Stoudemire and Shawn Marion . [ 56 ] When Nash returned to Phoenix in 2004, he helped the Suns improve from a 29–53 record in 2003–04 to 62–20 in 2004–05, reaching the Conference Finals for the first time in 11 years, earning him his first MVP award. Dalam hal keterampilan khusus, Nash sangat efektif memainkan memilih dan roll , terutama dengan Nowitzki ketika dia berada di Dallas dan kemudian dengan Suns ' Amar'e Stoudemire dan Shawn Marion . [56] Ketika Nash kembali ke Phoenix pada tahun 2004, ia membantu meningkatkan Suns dari rekor 29-53 dalam 2003-04 untuk 62-20 di 2004-05, mencapai Final Konferensi untuk pertama kalinya dalam 11 tahun, produktif dia penghargaan MVP pertamanya. The next season, he led the Suns into the Conference Finals, despite the injuries of all three big men (Stoudemire, Kurt Thomas and Brian Grant ); further, Nash was responsible for seven of his teammates attaining career-highs in season scoring. [ 25 ] With Nash operating at the point, between the 2005–06 and 2009–10 seasons, the Suns led the league in field goal percentage. Musim berikutnya, ia memimpin Suns ke Final Konferensi, meskipun luka dari ketiga orang besar (Stoudemire, Kurt Thomas dan Brian Grant ); lebih lanjut, Nash bertanggung jawab untuk tujuh dari rekan tim mencapai karir-tertinggi dalam angka musim. [ 25] Dengan Nash beroperasi pada titik, antara musim 2005-06 dan 2009-10, Suns memimpin liga dalam persentase tujuan lapangan.

NBA career statistics NBA karir statistik

Legend Legenda
GP GP Games played Permainan yang dimainkan GS GS Games started Permainan dimulai MPG MPG Minutes per game Menit per game
FG% FG% Field-goal percentage Bidang-tujuan persentase 3P% 3P% 3-point field-goal percentage 3-point tujuan lapangan persentase FT% FT% Free-throw percentage Free-melempar persentase
RPG RPG Rebounds per game Rebound per game APG APG Assists per game Membantu per game SPG SPG Steals per game Mencuri per game
BPG BPG Blocks per game Blok per game PPG PPG Points per game Poin per game Bold Berani Career high Karir tinggi
Correct as of 25 February 2011 [ 11 ] Akurat per 25 Februari 2011 [11]

Regular season Reguler musim

Year Tahun ↓ Team Tim ↓ GP GP ↓ GS GS ↓ MPG MPG ↓ FG% FG% ↓ 3P% 3P% ↓ FT% FT% ↓ RPG RPG ↓ APG APG ↓ SPG SPG ↓ BPG BPG ↓ PPG PPG ↓
1996–97 1996-1997 Phoenix Phoenix 65 65 2 2 10.5 10.5 .423 .423 .418 .418 .824 .824 1.0 1.0 2.1 2.1 .3 .3 .0 .0 3.3 3.3
1997–98 1997-1998 Phoenix Phoenix 76 76 9 9 21.9 21.9 .459 .459 .415 .415 .860 .860 2.1 2.1 3.4 3.4 .8 .8 .1 .1 9.1 9.1
1998–99 1998-1999 Dallas Dallas 40 40 40 40 31.7 31.7 .363 .363 .374 .374 .826 .826 2.9 2.9 5.5 5.5 .9 .9 .1 .1 7.9 7.9
1999–00 1999-1900 Dallas Dallas 56 56 27 27 27.4 27.4 .477 .477 .403 .403 .882 .882 2.2 2.2 4.9 4.9 .7 .7 .1 .1 8.6 8.6
2000–01 2000-01 Dallas Dallas 70 70 70 70 34.1 34.1 .487 .487 .406 .406 .895 .895 3.2 3.2 7.3 7.3 1.0 1.0 .1 .1 15.6 15.6
2001–02 2001-02 Dallas Dallas 82 82 82 82 34.6 34.6 .483 .483 .455 .455 .887 .887 3.1 3.1 7.7 7.7 .6 .6 .1 .1 17.9 17.9
2002–03 2002-03 Dallas Dallas 82 82 82 82 33.1 33.1 .465 .465 .413 .413 .909 .909 2.9 2.9 7.3 7.3 1.0 1.0 .1 .1 17.7 17.7
2003–04 2003-04 Dallas Dallas 78 78 78 78 33.5 33.5 .470 .470 .405 .405 .916 .916 3.0 3.0 8.8 8.8 .9 .9 .1 .1 14.5 14.5
2004–05 2004-05 Phoenix Phoenix 75 75 75 75 34.3 34.3 .502 .502 .431 .431 .887 .887 3.3 3.3 11.5 11.5 1.0 1.0 .1 .1 15.5 15.5
2005–06 2005-06 Phoenix Phoenix 79 79 79 79 35.4 35.4 .512 .512 .439 .439 .921 .921 4.2 4.2 10.5 10.5 .8 .8 .2 .2 18.8 18.8
2006–07 2006-07 Phoenix Phoenix 76 76 76 76 35.3 35.3 .532 .532 .455 .455 .899 .899 3.5 3.5 11.6 11.6 .8 .8 .1 .1 18.6 18.6
2007–08 2007-08 Phoenix Phoenix 81 81 81 81 34.3 34.3 .504 .504 .470 .470 .906 .906 3.5 3.5 11.1 11.1 .6 .6 .1 .1 16.9 16.9
2008–09 2008-09 Phoenix Phoenix 74 74 74 74 33.6 33.6 .503 .503 .439 .439 .933 .933 3.0 3.0 9.7 9.7 .7 .7 .1 .1 15.7 15.7
2009–10 2009-10 Phoenix Phoenix 81 81 81 81 32.8 32.8 .507 .507 .426 .426 .938 .938 3.3 3.3 11.0 11.0 .5 .5 .2 .2 16.5 16.5
2010–11 2010-11 Phoenix Phoenix 75 75 75 75 33.3 33.3 .492 .492 .395 .395 .912 .912 3.5 3.5 11.4 11.4 .6 .6 .0 .0 14.7 14.7
Career Karir 1090 1090 931 931 31.3 31.3 .489 .489 .429 .429 .904 .904 3.0 3.0 8.5 8.5 .8 .8 .1 .1 14.6 14.6
All-Star Terpilih 6 6 2 2 17.8 17.8 .429 .429 .250 .250 .000 .000 2.3 2.3 7.2 7.2 .5 .5 .2 .2 4.3 4.3

Playoffs Playoffs

Year Tahun ↓ Team Tim ↓ GP GP ↓ GS GS ↓ MPG MPG ↓ FG% FG% ↓ 3P% 3P% ↓ FT% FT% ↓ RPG RPG ↓ APG APG ↓ SPG SPG ↓ BPG BPG ↓ PPG PPG ↓
1996–97 1996-1997 Phoenix Phoenix 4 4 0 0 3.8 3.8 .222 .222 .250 .250 .000 .000 .3 .3 .3 .3 .2 .2 .2 .2 1.3 1.3
1997–98 1997-1998 Phoenix Phoenix 4 4 1 1 12.8 12.8 .444 .444 .200 .200 .625 .625 2.5 2.5 1.8 1.8 .5 .5 .0 .0 5.5 5.5
2000–01 2000-01 Dallas Dallas 10 10 10 10 37.0 37.0 .417 .417 .410 .410 .882 .882 3.2 3.2 6.4 6.4 .6 .6 .1 .1 13.6 13.6
2001–02 2001-02 Dallas Dallas 8 8 8 8 40.4 40.4 .432 .432 .444 .444 .971 .971 4.0 4.0 8.8 8.8 .5 .5 .0 .0 19.5 19.5
2002–03 2002-03 Dallas Dallas 20 20 20 20 36.5 36.5 .447 .447 .487 .487 .873 .873 3.5 3.5 7.3 7.3 .9 .9 .1 .1 16.1 16.1
2003–04 2003-04 Dallas Dallas 5 5 5 5 39.4 39.4 .386 .386 .375 .375 .889 .889 5.2 5.2 9.0 9.0 .8 .8 .0 .0 13.6 13.6
2004–05 2004-05 Phoenix Phoenix 15 15 15 15 40.7 40.7 .520 .520 .389 .389 .919 .919 4.8 4.8 11.3 11.3 .9 .9 .2 .2 23.9 23.9
2005–06 2005-06 Phoenix Phoenix 20 20 20 20 39.9 39.9 .502 .502 .368 .368 .912 .912 3.7 3.7 10.2 10.2 .4 .4 .2 .2 20.4 20.4
2006–07 2006-07 Phoenix Phoenix 11 11 11 11 37.5 37.5 .463 .463 .487 .487 .891 .891 3.2 3.2 13.3 13.3 .4 .4 .1 .1 18.9 18.9
2007–08 2007-08 Phoenix Phoenix 5 5 5 5 36.6 36.6 .457 .457 .300 .300 .917 .917 2.8 2.8 7.8 7.8 .4 .4 .2 .2 16.2 16.2
2009–10 2009-10 Phoenix Phoenix 16 16 16 16 33.7 33.7 .518 .518 .380 .380 .893 .893 3.3 3.3 10.1 10.1 .2 .2 .1 .1 17.8 17.8
Career Karir 118 118 111 111 35.8 35.8 .473 .473 .409 .409 .899 .899 3.5 3.5 8.9 8.9 .6 .6 .1 .1 17.3 17.3

NBA career highlights karir NBA highlights

  • NBA Most Valuable Player : 2005, 2006 2 × Most Valuable Player NBA : 2005, 2006
  • NBA All-Star : 2002–03, 2005–08, 2010 7 × NBA All Star- : 2002-03, 2005-08, 2010
  • All-NBA selection: 7 × NBA All- seleksi:
    • First team: 2005–07 Tim Pertama: 2005-07
    • Second team: 2008, 2010 Kedua Tim: 2008, 2010
    • Third team: 2002, 2003 Ketiga Tim: 2002, 2003
  • 2× NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge winner: 2005, 2010 2 × NBA All-Star Weekend Keterampilan Challenge pemenang: 2005, 2010
  • 5× NBA regular season leader for assists per game: 2005 (11.5), 2006 (10.5), 2007 (11.6), 2010 (11.0), 2011 (11.4) [ 7 ] 5 × pemimpin reguler NBA musim assist per game: 2005 (11,5), 2006 (10,5), 2007 (11,6), 2010 (11.0), 2011 (11,4) [7]
  • 5× NBA regular season leader for total assists: 2005 (861), 2006 (826), 2007 (884), 2010 (892), 2011 (855) [ 7 ] 5 × pemimpin reguler NBA musim untuk total membantu: 2005 (861), 2006 (826), 2007 (884), 2010 (892), 2011 (855) [7]
  • 2× NBA regular season leader for free-throw percentage: 2006 (.921), 2010 (.938) [ 7 ] 2 × pemimpin NBA musim reguler untuk-membuang persentase bebas: 2006 (0,921), 2010 (0,938) [7]
  • 7× NBA regular season leader for assists per 48 minutes: 2004 (12.6), [ 57 ] 2005 (16.1), [ 58 ] 2006 (14.2), [ 59 ] 2007 (15.8), [ 60 ] 2008 (15.5), [ 61 ] 2010 (16.1), 2011 (16.4) 7 × pemimpin reguler NBA musim assist per 48 menit: 2004 (12,6), [57] 2005 (16,1), [58] 2006 (14.2), [59] 2007 (15,8), [60] 2008 (15,5), [ 61] 2010 (16,1), 2011 (16,4)
  • 5x member of 50-40-90 Club : (2006–10) 5x anggota 50-40-90 Klub : (2006-10)
    • Has more 50-40-90 seasons than any other player in NBA history Memiliki lebih 50-40-90 musim daripada pemain lain dalam sejarah NBA
    • One of only five players to have ever shot 50-40-90 Salah satu dari hanya lima pemain yang pernah menembak 50-40-90
    • One of only two players to have shot 50-40-90 more than once Salah satu dari hanya dua pemain telah menembak 50-40-90 lebih dari sekali
    • Only player to have shot 50-40-90 five seasons in a row Hanya pemain telah menembak 50-40-90 lima musim berturut-turut
  • Lou Marsh Trophy (Canadian athlete of the year): 2005 [ 62 ] Lou Marsh Trophy (atlet Kanada tahun): 2005 [62]
  • Lionel Conacher Award (Canadian male athlete of the year): 2002, 2005, 2006 3 × Lionel Conacher Award (atlet pria Kanada tahun): 2002, 2005, 2006
  • J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (NBA award for outstanding citizenship and community service): 2007 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (NBA penghargaan untuk warga negara yang luar biasa dan layanan masyarakat): 2007

Off the court Off pengadilan

Steve Nash at the 2008 eTalk Festival Party, during the Toronto International Film Festival Steve Nash di eTalk Festival 2008 Partai, selama Toronto International Film Festival

Personal life Kehidupan pribadi

In 2001, Nash met Alejandra Amarilla in Manhattan . Pada tahun 2001, Nash bertemu Amarilla Alejandra di Manhattan . They married in June 2005 and have twin daughters, Lola and Bella, born on October 14, 2004, [ 7 ] and a son, Matteo Joel, born November 12, 2010. [ 63 ] On the day of his son's birth, Nash made a statement to Life & Style in which he announced the birth but called it a "bittersweet moment", revealing that he and his wife had "lived separately for the past several months" and are "in the process of dissolving" their marriage. [ 64 ] [ 65 ] Mereka menikah pada bulan Juni 2005 dan memiliki putri kembar, Lola dan Bella, lahir pada tanggal 14 Oktober 2004,, [7] dan seorang putra, Matteo Joel, lahir November 12, 2010. [63] Pada hari putra kelahirannya, Nash membuat pernyataan untuk Life & Style di mana ia mengumumkan kelahiran tetapi menyebutnya sebagai "momen pahit", mengungkapkan bahwa ia dan istrinya telah "hidup secara terpisah untuk beberapa bulan terakhir" dan "dalam proses melarutkan" pernikahan mereka. [ 64] [65]
Nash's younger brother, Martin Nash , played soccer for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and made 30 appearances for the Canadian national soccer team . [ 4 ] Their younger sister, Joann, was the captain of the University of Victoria Vikes women's soccer team for three years and was named a Canada West Universities Athletic Association All-Star . [ 6 ] [ 66 ] She is married to Manny Malhotra of the NHL Vancouver Canucks . Teman adik Nash, Martin Nash , bermain sepak bola untuk Vancouver ombak FC dan membuat 30 penampilan bagi sepak bola tim nasional Kanada . [4] adik perempuan mereka, Joann, adalah kapten dari University of Victoria Vikes sepak bola tim wanita selama tiga tahun dan diangkat menjadi Universitas Kanada Barat Athletic Association All-Star . [6] [66] Dia menikah dengan Manny Malhotra dari NHL Vancouver Canucks .
Nash has a medical condition called spondylolisthesis , which causes muscle tightness and back pain . Nash memiliki kondisi medis yang disebut spondylolisthesis , yang menyebabkan sesak otot dan sakit punggung . Due to the condition, when he is not in the game he lies on his back rather than sitting on the bench to keep his muscles from stiffening. [ 67 ] Karena kondisi tersebut, ketika ia tidak dalam permainan ia terletak di punggungnya daripada duduk di bangku untuk menjaga otot-ototnya dari kaku. [67]

Charity Amal

In 2001, Nash formed the Steve Nash Foundation . Pada tahun 2001, membentuk Nash Steve Nash Foundation . Through grants to public service and nonprofit entities, the foundation aims to foster health in kids by funding projects that provide services to children affected by poverty, illness, abuse, or neglect, and create opportunity for education, play, and empowerment. Melalui hibah untuk pelayanan publik dan entitas nirlaba, yayasan ini bertujuan untuk mengembangkan kesehatan pada anak-anak dengan pendanaan proyek-proyek yang memberikan layanan kepada anak yang terkena dampak kemiskinan, penyakit, penyalahgunaan, atau kelalaian, dan menciptakan peluang bagi pendidikan, bermain, dan pemberdayaan. It focuses its resources on communities in Phoenix, Arizona , and British Columbia , Canada. Ini berfokus pada sumber daya masyarakat di Phoenix, Arizona , dan British Columbia , Kanada. It was given charitable status in 2004. [ 4 ] This foundation was awarded the Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy in 2008. [ 68 ] Nash also founded the Jim Jennings Memorial Endowment Fund, established in honour of a volunteer staff member at Santa Clara University who served the basketball team for more than 20 years. [ 9 ] Hal itu diberi status amal pada tahun 2004. [4] Yayasan ini dianugerahi Penghargaan Steve Patterson untuk Keunggulan dalam Olahraga Filantropi di tahun 2008. [68] Nash juga mendirikan Jim Jennings Memorial Endowment Fund, yang didirikan untuk menghormati seorang anggota staf relawan di Santa Clara University yang melayani tim basket selama lebih dari 20 tahun. [9]
Elsewhere, Nash is the sponsor of the Steve Nash Youth Basketball League in British Columbia that has grown over 10,000 participants. [ 7 ] He has also become involved with GuluWalk , a Canadian-operated charitable organization that raises awareness and funds for the war-affected children of northern Uganda . Di tempat lain, Nash merupakan sponsor dari Steve Nash Pemuda Basketball League di British Columbia yang telah berkembang lebih dari 10.000 peserta. [7] Ia juga menjadi terlibat dengan GuluWalk , yang dioperasikan amal organisasi-Kanada yang meningkatkan kesadaran dan dana untuk perang yang terkena dampak anak-anak utara Uganda . In September 2007, Nash and Yao Ming headlined a group of NBA players who travelled to China and played an exhibition game with the Chinese national basketball team . Pada bulan September 2007, Nash dan Yao Ming judul sekelompok pemain NBA yang melakukan perjalanan ke Cina dan memainkan permainan pameran dengan tim nasional basket China . The charity event reportedly raised 2.5 million dollars, earmarked for Chinese children in need. [ 69 ] Acara amal dilaporkan meningkat 2,5 juta dolar, diperuntukkan untuk anak-anak Tionghoa yang membutuhkan. [69]
In May 2006, Nash was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Pada bulan Mei 2006, Nash disebut oleh Time sebagai salah satu dari 100 orang yang paling berpengaruh di dunia. In the accompanying write-up by Charles Barkley , Nash was lauded for his unselfishness on the basketball court, and being "just a nice guy" who had paid for a new pediatric cardiology ward in a Paraguayan hospital. [ 70 ] On 28 December 2007, it was announced that Nash would receive Canada's highest civilian honour, the Order of Canada , [ 71 ] and on 3 June 2008, it was announced that Nash would receive a star on Canada's Walk of Fame . [ 72 ] On 18 September 2009, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the University of Victoria , in recognition of his athletic achievements and his philanthropic work on behalf of young people through the Steve Nash Foundation. [ 73 ] Di atas menulis-up oleh Charles Barkley , Nash dipuji karena tidak mementingkan diri sendiri nya di lapangan basket, dan menjadi "hanya nice guy" yang telah membayar untuk baru pediatrik kardiologi lingkungan di Paraguay rumah sakit. [70] 28 Pada bulan Desember 2007 , diumumkan bahwa Nash akan menerima sipil kehormatan tertinggi Kanada, Order dari Kanada , [71] dan pada tanggal 3 Juni 2008, ia mengumumkan bahwa Nash akan menerima bintang di Kanada Walk of Fame . [72] Pada tanggal 18 September 2009, ia dianugerahi Kehormatan Doktor Hukum gelar oleh University of Victoria , sebagai pengakuan atas prestasi atletik dan pekerjaan filantropis nya atas nama orang muda melalui Steve Nash Foundation. [73]

Endorsements Pengesahan

Nash is known to be selective about endorsing products, preferring to work with companies he deems socially responsible. Nash dikenal selektif tentang mendukung produk, lebih memilih untuk bekerja dengan perusahaan yang dianggap bertanggung jawab secara sosial. After winning his first MVP award, he was approached to be the spokesperson for numerous products, including MDG Computers , Raymond Weil watches, Vitamin Water, and Clearly Canadian bottled water. [ 74 ] He also has a longstanding relationship with Nike . [ 75 ] Like fellow NBA stars Yao Ming, Carmelo Anthony , and Greg Oden , Nash is represented by agent Bill Duffy . [ 76 ] Setelah memenangkan penghargaan MVP pertama, ia didekati untuk menjadi juru bicara untuk berbagai produk, termasuk MDG Komputer , Raymond Weil jam tangan, Vitamin Air, dan botol air Kanada Jelas. [74] Ia juga memiliki hubungan jangka panjang dengan Nike . [75] Seperti sesama bintang NBA Yao Ming, Car