[VIDEO PICK: Magic feet] Lakers point guard Steve Nash treated Celtic fans to a dazzling moment of foot skills on Boston's trademark parquet floor Thursday during TNT’s national telecast of basketball's most storied rivalry.
A minority owner of Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Nash won two MVPs in Phoenix wearing No. 13 for the Suns. The Lakers retired that number for some guy named Wilt Chamberlain so the Canadian chose No. 10 in Los Angeles as a nod to his love for the beautiful game.
A huge supporter of Tottenham Hotspur and Vancouver, where his brother Martin made 188 appearances, the self-professed soccer junkie plays frequently. Watching the older Nash pick apart NBA defenses it’s easy to envision Steve as an attacking midfielder who sees every pass before it develops.
Barely 10 seconds long, from his 39th birthday, there’s a whistle to stop play when low and behold Nash become Neymar ...