He currently serves as general manager of the Canadian national team and as a player development consultant for the Golden State Warriors.
After a successful high school basketball career in British Columbia, Nash earned a scholarship to Santa Clara University in California.
March 10, 2016: Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) tries to back down Cavaliers defender Le Bron James (23) during the first half in Los Angeles.
The retiring Bryant outscored James 26-24, but the Cavs got the 120-108 win in the final matchup between the two greats.
He made minimal impact and was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 1998.
By his fourth season with the Mavericks, he was voted to his first NBA All-Star Game and had earned his first All-NBA selection.
Bryant scored 13 points, but Durant poured in a game-high 34 as the Thunder drubbed the Lakers 112-79. Smith (5), forward Kevin Love (0) and forward Le Bron James (23) sit on the bench during the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at BMO Harris Bradley Center. March 16: Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul splits the defense of Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry (31) and center Dwight Howard (12) in the second half at Toyota Center. March 14, 2016: Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (35) dunks the ball past Miami Heat forward Luol Deng (9) during the first half at American Airlines Arena. March 12, 2016: Spurs forward La Marcus Aldridge (12) drive to the bucket against Thunder defenders Russell Westbrook (0) and Kevin Durant (35) during the second half in San Antonio.
April 6: Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) has his jersey pulled after having his headband rearranged as he drives past New Orleans Pelicans forward Luke Babbitt (8) during the second half of the Boston Celtics 104-97 win over the New Orleans Pelicans at TD Garden. Aldridge and the Spurs prevailed 93-85 for their 41st straight regular-season home win, the third-longest such streak in NBA history.
The former host was sitting beside what appears to be his son on one side and two-time MVP and Canadian native, Steve Nash, on the other.
When Stewart showed up on the big screen with a bongos graphic underneath him, he of course started bouncing to the beat with his son.
It’s the sort of silliness fans know and love about Jon.
So we’re just wondering which random person picked Steve Nash’s nose at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night.
If they didn’t know Steve, which is highly unlikely, then he handled the explicit overstepping of boundaries incredibly well.
Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash is in the news for two reasons today.