Steve Nash - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Steve Nash


Steve Nash's Apple appearance is this year's Shigeru Miyamoto moment

Sep 13, 2018 - 7:18 PM

Steve Nash introduces the Homecourt app, which tracks a basketball player's shots and other factors such as release angle and leg angle

Steve Nash leads 13 Basketball Hall of Fame inductees

Sep 07, 2018 - 9:29 AM

Other former NBA stars sharing the honor with Nash are Ray Allen, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Maurice Cheeks

LEGENDS. Naismith Hall of Fame inductee Steve Nash (center) describes the 2018 class as a 'Dream Team.' Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Nash, Kidd highlight 2018 Hall of Fame class

Apr 01, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Other inductees include ex-NBA stars Grant Hill, Ray Allen, Maurice Cheeks, college coach Lefty Driesell and female players Katie Smith and Tina Thompson

GREATS. (From left) Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Ray Allen and Grant Hill headline the 2018 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class. Kidd, Nash and Hill photos from Shutterstock and Allen photo by Rommel Demano/AFP/Getty Images

Nash, Turiaf to help develop top global talent

Jul 01, 2017 - 10:31 AM

The move follows the launch of NBA academies in China Australia India and Senegal

Steve Nash thinks Kevin Durant joining the Warriors is ‘great’

Jul 07, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Nash believes Durant capitalized on the NBA s rules making Golden State the NBA championship favorite on paper

Photo by Josh Albelda

Steve Nash sees James Harden improving under Mike D’Antoni

Jul 06, 2016 - 6:57 PM

Steve Nash knows first hand how much Mike D Antoni can improve a player

THE HARDEN WAY. James Harden bolstered his MVP case with his first 50 point game. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Steve Nash finds the Philippines’ love for basketball ‘fantastic’

Jul 06, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Nash also discusses Canada s opening win against Turkey

Photo by Josh Albelda

IN PHOTOS: Canada holds off Turkey in Manila OQT opener

Jul 05, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Canada opens up their bid to join the 2016 Olympic basketball tournament with a competitive win over Turkey

Tristan Thompson rises towards the rim. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Shaq, Iverson, Yao could join Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016

Dec 15, 2015 - 11:34 AM

With changes to the the eligibility period on the horizon 2016 could bring about one of the strongest induction classes in recent years

DEEP CLASS. The eligibility of Yao Ming, Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson could make for one of the more memorable induction classes in recent years.

NBA to join in historic development camp in Cuba

Apr 08, 2015 - 1:56 PM

The NBA co hosts a development camp in Cuba this month becoming the first US sports league to visit the country since America announced plans to restore ties with the country

Retired NBA stars Steve Nash (L) and Dikembe Mutombo (R) will lead league's camp in Cuba. File photos by EPA

Steve Nash announces retirement from basketball

Mar 22, 2015 - 4:27 AM

Steve Nash a two time NBA MVP announces his retirement after missing the entire season for the Los Angeles Lakers due to a nagging back injury

RETIREMENT. Steve Nash announces his retirement and says he'll likely 'never play basketball again' and that it's 'bittersweet. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

There will never be another Kobe Bryant

Oct 27, 2014 - 1:43 PM

At 36 and coming back from two major injuries there s no denying Bryant is just trying to make the most of what s left in his career before Father Time takes him for good

BLACK MAMBA. Kobe Bryant had to sit out this past season's All-Star game due to injuries. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Nash sidelined for rest of the season due to back injury

Oct 24, 2014 - 11:08 AM

Steve Nash s latest struggle with his recurring back injury results in him sitting out the rest of the 2014 2015 season

DONE FOR THE YEAR. Steve Nash grimaces in pain after taking a hard foul. File photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Lin excited to join Lakers

Jul 25, 2014 - 1:06 PM

The 25 year old point guard says he s not trying to recreate Linsanity but is hoping for a bigger role with the Lakers

EXCITED. Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak (L) formally introduces Jeremy Lin (R) as a member of the Lakers. Photo from LA Lakers' official Facebook page

NBA: Nowitzki and Nash make NBA history

Apr 09, 2014 - 3:36 PM

Nowitzki is now 10th in the all time scoring list while Nash moves up to the 3rd spot in the all time assist list

MILESTONES. Dirk Nowitzki (L) and Steve Nash (R) make NBA history in scoring, and assists respectively. File photos from EPA

Kobe Bryant to miss remainder of NBA season for Lakers

Mar 13, 2014 - 3:55 AM

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant will miss the remainder of the NBA season because of a nagging left knee injury

SIDELINED. Lakers star Kobe Bryant will not return to action for the remainder of the 2013-14 season. Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

Holding Court - NBA gets bizarre as fortunes reverse

Mar 10, 2014 - 6:47 PM

March 6 was a bizarre days in NBA history as columnist Bert Alvarez analyzes

FULL CLIP.  Los Angeles Lakers Pau Gasol is pressured by Los Angeles Clippers Willie Green (L) and DeAndre Jordan (R) during the Lakers embarrassing defeat to crosstown rivals the Clippers. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Fil-Am Brickman aspires to play in NBA after NCAA benchmark

Mar 04, 2014 - 1:34 PM

Fil Am basketball player Jason Brickman just wrapped up his college career with the fourth best assists tally in NCAA history Now he sets his sights on the NBA

DARE TO BE GREAT. Fil-Am college basketball player Jason Brickman goes to the hoop during a game in November. Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images/AFP

Holding Court - Time, injuries have blunted the Lakers

Mar 03, 2014 - 6:21 PM

With the Lakers poised to miss the playoffs for the first time since 2005 columnist Bert A Ramirez analyzes the reasons why one of the league s premier teams is struggling this season

Kobe Bryant chews his jersey during a December game against the Toronto Raptors. The game marked his return to action in the 2013-14 season from injury. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

NBA: Steve Nash hurt again in Lakers' loss to Bulls

Feb 10, 2014 - 12:07 PM

Lakers point guard Steve Nash playing his third game since missing 39 games because of nerve related pain exited a 92 86 Los Angeles Lakers loss to the Chicago Bulls Sunday with pain in his left leg

SIDELINED. Lakers guard Steve Nash, shown here during a game against the Hornets last month, is headed back to the disabled list. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

NBA: Kevin Love's 31 lifts Timberwoves over Lakers

Feb 05, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Minnesota s Kevin Love scored 31 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves to a 109 99 NBA victory on Tuesday over the injury ravaged Los Angeles Lakers

FEEL THE LOVE. Timberwolves forward Kevin Love scored 31 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Minnesota past the Lakers. Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

Duncan leads the NBA's Best Senior Citizens

Apr 02, 2013 - 12:00 AM

Rappler ranks the best NBA players aged 35 and above but still bring out their A game night in night out

Why the Lakers and Celtics are struggling

Jan 26, 2013 - 5:55 PM

Halfway into the 2012 2013 NBA season there are two storied franchises struggling to meet expectations: the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics

HOWARD IN GOLD. Dwight Howard in his Lakers uniform. Courtesy of the Lakers' official Twitter account.

Nash's return brings hope to the Lakers

Dec 24, 2012 - 7:37 AM

Steve Nash made a triumphant NBA return for the Los Angeles Lakers and now the perennial contenders hope they can finally live up to pre season expectations as a championship threat

Phil Jackson slams Lakers for 'slimy' negotiating

Nov 15, 2012 - 1:27 PM

Phil Jackson has accused the Los Angeles Lakers of slimy negotiations in their search to fill the head coaching position left vacant by the firing of Mike Brown

COMING BACK? The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to lure back former head coach and Hall of Famer Phil Jackson. File photo by AFP.

NBA: Heat win season opener, Lakers fall to Mavs

Oct 31, 2012 - 5:07 PM

The Miami Heat launched their bid for another title with a season opening 120 107 victory over the Boston Celtics while the Los Angeles Lakers failed to fire in a 99 91 loss to the injury depleted Dallas Mavericks

NBA: Bryant, Lakers chase milestone titles

Oct 30, 2012 - 5:07 PM

With one more title the Lakers can match the Boston Celtics record of 17 NBA crowns while Bryant could match Michael Jordan s six career championships

Lakers assemble with Nash, Howard joining Kobe, Gasol

Oct 02, 2012 - 10:16 AM

Newcomers Dwight Howard and Steve Nash joined the Los Angeles Lakers for Monday s first day of training camp as Kobe Bryant looks for a sixth career NBA title and Pau Gasol bids for his third

How the Dwight Howard trade affects the league

Aug 11, 2012 - 2:24 PM

After a shocking 4 team deal Rappler basketball analyst Daniel Romero Salas explains what the Dwight Howard trade means for the NBA and for the teams involved

Steve Nash joining Lakers - report

Jul 05, 2012 - 10:12 AM

The deal is worth more than 25 million and a bunch of first and second round picks reports say