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The Nash Effect: Part 2

With Steve Nash winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award, we may have hit a point of no return in Canadian sports. This could have more of an impact on us than when we almost scored a goal in the 1986 World Cup, or when a Canadian luger finished eighth in the Albertville Olympics. Okay, all kidding aside, this is colossal! Nash has done the near impossible – the unfathomable. A skinny, soccer-loving kid from Victoria, with a solitary scholarship offer to his name, has not only taken the game of Jordan, Bird, and Magic by storm – he has dominated it. And if you think the effect it has on us today is huge, just look ahead at what it has done to the […]

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Steve Nash The Nash Effect Part 2 Basketballbuzz Magazine 2006.
Steve Nash The Nash Effect Part 2 Basketballbuzz Magazine 2006.
With Steve Nash winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award, we may have hit a point of no return in Canadian sports. This could have more of an impact on us than when we almost scored a goal in the 1986 World Cup, or when a Canadian luger finished eighth in the Albertville Olympics. Okay, all kidding aside, this is colossal! Nash has done the near impossible – the unfathomable. A skinny, soccer-loving kid from Victoria, with a solitary scholarship offer to his name, has not only taken the game of Jordan, Bird, and Magic by storm – he has dominated it. And if you think the effect it has on us today is huge, just look ahead at what it has done to the […]
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