Steve Nash 10000th Career Assit

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Steve Nash 10000th Career Assit 

Post#1 » by Darain » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:03 am

5th all time to do it

Amazing consistency over his career, still playing a elite level today

http://www.basketball-reference.com/lea ... areer.html < There is the list
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Post#2 » by Chalk1 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:11 am

He could pass Johnson and Jackson this season and get to 3rd.

He could get to number one in only 7 seasons. :D
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Post#3 » by GMParsons » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:11 am

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Congrats Nash, a Mavs great, and just a great NBA player.
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Post#4 » by GnarlesOakley » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:11 am

Where's that one poster to tell us Nash is the reason the Lakers suck.
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Post#5 » by rsavaj » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:14 am

And it came in a flipping Lakers uniform :nonono:
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Post#6 » by Mamba Venom » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:14 am

Awesome. Nash was my favorite non-Laker. He is the bright spot on this injury filled and troubled season.
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Post#7 » by therealbig3 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:16 am

3rd best PG of all time.
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Post#8 » by Hitman33 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:17 am

He is a joy to watch. A pint sized Larry Bird.
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Post#9 » by Dyabolikal » Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:09 am

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Post#10 » by jstnw89 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:10 am

I wish he could have played for a contender before he retires
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Post#11 » by TDevilsG » Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:15 am

jstnw89 wrote:I wish he could have played for a contender before he retires



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Post#12 » by dingclancy » Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:21 am

Agree with third best PG of all time.
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Re: Steve Nash 10000th Career Assit 

Post#13 » by Doctor MJ » Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:40 am

rsavaj wrote:And it came in a flipping Lakers uniform :nonono:


I'm sure that hurts, but I find it amusing that he'll soon pass Magic while playing for the Lakers. It will be interesting to see the reaction to that.
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Post#14 » by Grumpy Heat Fan » Wed Jan 9, 2013 4:43 am

Good job.

But since we are now ranking him All-Time, it took him 4 more seasons than Magic to reach 10,000....

and he played 3 more seasons than Oscar Robertson and Isaiah Thomas.

No way is he the 3rd best all time. Nash is not even top 4. He plays the worst defense out of any PG in the top 10.

1) Magic
2) Stockton
3) Oscar Robertson
4) Jason Kidd


Heck, I can make an argument than Kevin Johnson was better than Nash.
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Post#15 » by cdubbz » Wed Jan 9, 2013 6:05 am

I would take Prime Gary Payton over Nash. Depends on the roster i guess.

Congrats Steve Nash! Always a joy to watch.
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Post#16 » by Shem » Wed Jan 9, 2013 7:17 am

Congrats to an all time great!
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Post#17 » by izZo » Wed Jan 9, 2013 7:20 am

I enjoy watching Steve Nash play good to hear congrats to him!
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Re: Steve Nash 10000th Career Assit 

Post#18 » by kaima » Wed Jan 9, 2013 10:53 am

Darain wrote:5th all time to do it

Amazing consistency over his career, still playing a elite level today

http://www.basketball-reference.com/lea ... areer.html < There is the list


Amazingly consistent? In his first 8 seasons Nash never even averaged 9 assists once. Through those 8 seasons he was at 3, 339 assists. At the rate he was going back then he would be hovering around 7,000 assists today, as he averaged 6 assists per game in his first 8 season, or 7 assists if we only factor his years as a starter; since returning to PHX in 04 he's averaged 10.9 assists per. That's a striking gap between two 8 season stretches, and points once again to something highly questionable about Nash's career arc, particularly as the gap goes the wrong way (better at 30+ than he was in his twenties, and not by a small amount). Now, for the answer...

The D'antoni/post-handcheck era from 04/05 on dramatically changed Nash, both as far as media status and stat production. Everyone knows that stat inflation is rampant both from SSOL and the league-wide rule changes to favor perimeter players on offense. Nash is one of the poster boys for both.
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Re: Steve Nash 10000th Career Assit 

Post#19 » by kaima » Wed Jan 9, 2013 11:06 am

StrengthNHonor wrote:Good job.

But since we are now ranking him All-Time, it took him 4 more seasons than Magic to reach 10,000....

and he played 3 more seasons than Oscar Robertson and Isaiah Thomas.

No way is he the 3rd best all time. Nash is not even top 4. He plays the worst defense out of any PG in the top 10.

1) Magic
2) Stockton
3) Oscar Robertson
4) Jason Kidd


Heck, I can make an argument than Kevin Johnson was better than Nash.


And you didn't even mention how bad he is working with post players.

He's the perfect Pringles player. Hell, Antoni is the most pitiful Name Coach in the entire NBA, and might be up for worst in recent history.
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Re: Steve Nash 10000th Career Assit 

Post#20 » by brownsmith89 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 12:53 pm

grats to nash.

his longevity is a testament to how well he takes care of his health over his peers, instead of gambling, drinking, going to strip clubs, etc.

http://www.mensjournal.com/magazine/steve-nash-on-living-sugar-free-20120806
"I cut out refined sugars cold turkey." "When we started training camp in September, we were doing two-a-days – four or five hours on the court – and I never got sore."

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