Steve Nash, At 40 Years Old, Can Still Shake You Out Of Your Shoes

Steve Nash turned 40 last night and had a pretty solid game for the Lakers in a 112-98 win over the 76ers. He had 19 points, five assists and four rebounds. Most importantly, he let (25-year-old) Evan Turner shift his focus to offense when he caught him leaning on this behind-the-back cut to the basket. » 2/08/14 1:43pm 2/08/14 1:43pm

LeBron's Fourth MVP Is Pushing Him Into Ludicrous Territory

Reports are swarming that LeBron James will be named the NBA’s MVP for the fourth time in the past five seasons. Somehow this makes Derrick Rose’s 2011 MVP — the only blemish in that stretch for LeBron — seem all the more impressive, if all the more anomalous. Only four other players (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, … » 5/04/13 4:50pm 5/04/13 4:50pm

Here's Steve Nash In A Wheelchair, So Good Luck With That, Lakers Fans

We knew Steve Nash was a wreck. Injuries made him look like an old man last night, so he's getting an epidural for his <strike>hamstring</strike> back today in the hopes of playing in Game 3. He also has a bad hamstring, and nerve damage in his hip, which probably aren't good things for a basketball player to have. » 4/25/13 4:33pm 4/25/13 4:33pm

Steve Nash Wipes His Armpits With A Towel, Metta World Peace Uses Same …

This video comes from last night's Lakers-Rockets game, which ended as another demoralizing loss of the Lakers. That's Steve Nash wiping the sweat from his armpits with a towel, casually handing the towel to his teammate Metta World Peace, and then walking away as World Peace proceeds to bury his face in the gross,… » 1/09/13 10:55am 1/09/13 10:55am

The Lakers Found A New Coach In Seven Seconds Or Less: Mike D'Antoni

ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein are reporting that the Los Angeles Lakers have settled on Mike D'Antoni as the team's replacement for Mike Brown. This move is surprising for a few reasons, first among them the fact that D'Antoni is still recovering from knee surgery, and as recently as last week he was… » 11/12/12 9:03am 11/12/12 9:03am

What Is Sadder Than The Lakers' 72-Year-Old Backcourt? Let's Discuss!

So now, having watched a team led by a 27-year-old superstar beat a team led by a pair of 23-year-old superstars in the NBA Finals, the Lakers have produced their own blueprint for returning to championship form: pairing a 38-year-old former MVP point guard with their 34-year-old former MVP shooting guard. And now… » 7/05/12 3:22pm 7/05/12 3:22pm

Raptors Sign Landry Fields Solely To Cockblock The Knicks On Steve Nash

Marc Stein reports that the Raptors have agreed to terms with Knicks RFA guard Landry Fields, at three years for around $20 million. That's exactly the sort of backloaded, poison pill deal we wrote about yesterday—the Knicks have the right to match the offer, but probably not the financial wherewithal. So the Raptors… » 7/03/12 1:35pm 7/03/12 1:35pm

Suns Fans Celebrate The Career Of Steve Nash With A Giant Drawing Of A …

Steve Nash becomes an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and since the Suns didn't qualify for the playoffs, his offseason essentially started last night. Suns fans came out to lament his departure (or beg him to stay) including at least one who decided the occasion called for a display of a giant cock-and-balls… » 4/26/12 9:00am 4/26/12 9:00am

Steve Nash Dished A No-Look Pass While On His Ass Complaining To The…

Last night's Suns-Spurs game got off to a unique start, as Steve Nash fell to the floor after being checked by a San Antonio defender, looked up at the referee to complain about the no-call, and simultaneously passed the ball to Marcin Gortat, who attempted a three-pointer. If there's any play that might represent… » 3/28/12 11:00am 3/28/12 11:00am