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2013-14 NBA Stats

PTS

6.8

REB

1.9

AST

5.7

STL

0.5

BLK

0.1

2013-14 NBA Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Nash continues to work his way back into the Lakers' starting point guard role. However, the 40-year-old Nash has not played the number of minutes the Lakers expected him to this preseason due to a minor ankle injury and a stomach virus. The Lakers desperately need Nash to p...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Hamstring    EST. RETURN:  7/1/2014
HT: 6' 3"   WT: 180 lbs   DOB: 2/7/1974  College: Santa Clara
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #15 Overall in 1996   Show ContractHide Contract

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Steve Nash Contract Information:

The Lakers gave Nash a three-year contract worth about $27 million in 2012 after acquiring him in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns.

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Nash (hamstring) said in Thursday's exit interview that he's 3-to-4 weeks from getting healthy, Yahoo! Sports reports. Looking ahead to next season, he relayed, "I proved to myself I can still play at a high level. It's just how many minutes and how often. That's what I have to figure out."

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Steve Nash NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 30 75 34.3 15.5 3.3 11.5 1.0 0.1 1.3 50.2 88.7 3.3 0.8 2.6 2.9 43.1 5.7 11.4 2.8 3.2
2005-06 31 79 35.4 18.8 4.2 10.5 0.8 0.2 1.9 51.2 92.1 3.5 0.6 3.6 4.3 43.9 6.8 13.4 3.3 3.5
2006-07 32 76 35.3 18.6 3.5 11.6 0.8 0.1 2.1 53.2 89.9 3.8 0.4 3.1 4.5 45.5 6.8 12.8 2.9 3.3
2007-08 33 81 34.3 16.9 3.5 11.1 0.7 0.1 2.2 50.4 90.6 3.6 0.3 3.1 4.7 47.0 6.0 11.9 2.7 3.0
2008-09 34 74 33.6 15.7 3.0 9.7 0.7 0.1 1.5 50.3 93.3 3.4 0.3 2.8 3.3 43.9 5.8 11.5 2.6 2.8
2009-10 35 81 32.9 16.5 3.3 11.0 0.5 0.1 1.5 50.7 93.8 3.6 0.4 2.9 3.6 42.6 6.2 12.2 2.6 2.8
2010-11 36 PHO 75 33.3 14.7 3.5 11.4 0.6 0.1 1.1 49.2 91.2 3.5 0.5 2.9 2.7 39.5 5.3 10.8 3.0 3.3
2011-12 37 PHO 62 31.6 12.5 3.0 10.7 0.6 0.1 0.9 53.2 89.4 3.7 0.4 2.6 2.3 39.0 4.8 9.0 2.0 2.3
2012-13 38 LAL 50 32.5 12.7 2.8 6.7 0.6 0.1 1.1 49.7 92.2 2.5 0.5 2.3 2.6 43.8 4.7 9.5 2.1 2.3
2013-14 39 LAL 15 20.9 6.8 1.9 5.7 0.5 0.1 0.5 38.3 91.7 2.1 0.3 1.7 1.6 33.3 2.4 6.3 1.5 1.6
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Steve Nash NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 4 17.3 5.3 2.0 7.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 46.7 100.0 2.0 0.3 1.8 0.8 33.3 1.8 3.8 1.5 1.5
Last 5 Games 5 17.6 5.2 2.4 7.8 0.8 0.2 0.4 47.4 100.0 2.4 0.4 2.0 1.0 40.0 1.8 3.8 1.2 1.2
Last 10 Games 10 19.2 6.4 2.0 6.0 0.5 0.1 0.3 47.1 92.9 2.1 0.2 1.8 1.3 23.1 2.4 5.1 1.3 1.4

 

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2.  Jordan Farmar

XKent Bazemore

XXavier Henry

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True Shooting Percentage

48.8%

True Shooting % in 2013-14

In 2013-14, Steve Nash had a true shooting percentage of 48.8%.

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Steve Nash NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 30 75 36.0 16.3 3.5 12.0 1.0 0.1 1.3 50.2 88.7 3.4 0.8 2.7 3.1 43.1 6.0 12.0 3.0 3.3
2005-06 31 79 36.0 19.2 4.3 10.6 0.8 0.2 1.9 51.2 92.1 3.6 0.6 3.7 4.4 43.9 7.0 13.6 3.3 3.6
2006-07 32 76 36.0 19.0 3.6 11.9 0.8 0.1 2.1 53.2 89.9 3.9 0.4 3.2 4.6 45.5 6.9 13.0 3.0 3.3
2007-08 33 81 36.0 17.8 3.7 11.6 0.7 0.1 2.3 50.4 90.6 3.8 0.4 3.3 4.9 47.0 6.3 12.5 2.9 3.2
2008-09 34 74 36.0 16.8 3.2 10.4 0.8 0.1 1.6 50.3 93.3 3.6 0.3 3.0 3.6 43.9 6.2 12.3 2.8 3.0
2009-10 35 81 36.0 18.0 3.6 12.1 0.6 0.2 1.7 50.7 93.8 4.0 0.5 3.2 3.9 42.6 6.7 13.3 2.9 3.0
2010-11 36 PHO 75 36.0 15.9 3.7 12.3 0.7 0.1 1.2 49.2 91.2 3.8 0.6 3.2 3.0 39.5 5.8 11.7 3.3 3.6
2011-12 37 PHO 62 36.0 14.2 3.4 12.2 0.7 0.1 1.0 53.2 89.4 4.2 0.5 2.9 2.6 39.0 5.4 10.2 2.3 2.6
2012-13 38 LAL 50 36.0 14.1 3.1 7.4 0.7 0.1 1.3 49.7 92.2 2.8 0.6 2.6 2.9 43.8 5.2 10.5 2.4 2.6
2013-14 39 LAL 15 36.0 11.7 3.3 9.9 0.8 0.2 0.9 38.3 91.7 3.6 0.5 2.9 2.8 33.3 4.1 10.8 2.5 2.8
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Steve Nash NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 30 75 2573 1165 249 861 74 6 94 50.2 88.7 245 57 192 218 43.1 430 857 211 238
2005-06 31 79 2796 1489 333 826 61 12 150 51.2 92.1 276 47 286 342 43.9 541 1056 257 279
2006-07 32 76 2682 1412 269 884 57 6 156 53.2 89.9 287 30 239 343 45.5 517 971 222 247
2007-08 33 81 2780 1371 282 898 53 5 179 50.4 90.6 295 28 254 381 47.0 485 962 222 245
2008-09 34 74 2484 1160 223 717 55 10 108 50.3 93.3 248 19 204 246 43.9 428 851 196 210
2009-10 35 81 2663 1333 268 892 42 12 124 50.7 93.8 295 34 234 291 42.6 499 985 211 225
2010-11 36 PHO 75 2497 1106 260 855 48 4 81 49.2 91.2 265 40 220 205 39.5 399 811 227 249
2011-12 37 PHO 62 1961 772 186 664 38 8 55 53.2 89.4 229 26 160 141 39.0 295 555 127 142
2012-13 38 LAL 50 1627 636 142 333 30 5 57 49.7 92.2 126 26 116 130 43.8 236 475 107 116
2013-14 39 LAL 15 313 102 29 86 7 2 8 38.3 91.7 31 4 25 24 33.3 36 94 22 24
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Steve Nash NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 30 75 34.3 60.6 55.7 41.6 11.8 3.5 22.1
2005-06 31 79 35.4 63.2 58.3 36.2 12.1 3.0 24.2
2006-07 32 76 35.3 65.4 61.3 39.3 12.8 3.1 24.5
2007-08 33 81 34.3 64.1 59.7 39.7 13.0 3.0 22.4
2008-09 34 74 33.6 61.5 56.6 37.6 13.0 2.9 20.0
2009-10 35 81 32.9 61.5 57.0 39.3 13.0 3.0 21.6
2010-11 36 PHO 75 33.3 60.1 54.2 41.9 13.0 3.2 21.0
2011-12 37 PHO 62 31.6 62.5 58.1 44.0 15.2 2.9 18.8
2012-13 38 LAL 50 32.5 60.5 55.7 33.8 12.8 2.6 15.4
2013-14 39 LAL 15 20.9 48.8 42.6 38.8 14.0 2.8 9.0
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Steve Nash 2013-14 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 16 at SAS                                
Apr 14 at UTA                                
Apr 13 MEM                                
Apr 11 GSW                                
Apr 8 HOU 13 3 3 5 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 0
Apr 6 at LAC                                
Apr 4 DAL 19 4 1 7 0 0 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Apr 2 at SAC                                
Apr 1 POR 22 10 4 10 0 1 1 2 5 6 6 0 0 0 4 1
Mar 30 PHO                                
Mar 28 at MIN 15 4 0 6 1 0 2 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Mar 27 at MIL                                
Mar 25 NYK                                
Mar 23 ORL                                
Mar 21 WAS 19 5 4 11 3 0 4 2 4 0 0 1 2 1 3 1
Mar 19 SAS                                
Mar 14 at SAS                                
Mar 13 at OKC                                
Mar 9 OKC                                
Mar 7 at DEN                                
Mar 6 LAC                                
Mar 4 NOP                                
Mar 3 at POR                                
Feb 28 SAC                                
Feb 26 at MEM                                
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Feb 25 at IND                                
Feb 23 BKN                                
Feb 21 BOS                                
Feb 19 HOU                                
Feb 13 OKC                                
Feb 11 UTA 17 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
Feb 9 CHI 21 8 2 2 0 0 3 3 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
Feb 7 at PHI 28 19 4 5 0 0 2 8 15 3 4 0 2 0 4 2
Feb 5 at CLE                                
Feb 4 at MIN 25 7 1 9 1 0 2 3 6 0 0 1 2 0 1 0
Jan 31 CHA                                
Jan 28 IND                                
Jan 26 at NYK                                
Jan 24 at ORL                                
Jan 23 at MIA                                
Jan 20 at CHI                                
Jan 19 at TOR                                
Jan 17 at BOS                                
Jan 15 at PHO                                
Jan 14 CLE                                
Jan 10 at LAC                                
Jan 8 at HOU                                
Jan 7 at DAL                                
Jan 5 DEN                                
Jan 3 UTA                                
Dec 31 MIL                                
Dec 29 PHI                                
Dec 27 at UTA                                
Dec 25 MIA                                
Dec 23 at PHO                                
Dec 21 at GSW                                
Dec 20 MIN                                
Dec 17 at MEM                                
Dec 16 at ATL                                
Dec 14 at CHA                                
Dec 13 at OKC                                
Dec 10 PHO                                
Dec 8 TOR                                
Dec 6 at SAC                                
Dec 1 POR                                
Nov 29 at DET                                
Nov 27 at BKN                                
Nov 26 at WAS                                
Nov 24 SAC                                
Nov 22 GSW                                
Nov 17 DET                                
Nov 15 MEM                                
Nov 13 at DEN                                
Nov 12 NOP                                
Nov 10 MIN 13 2 0 3 0 0 2 0 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 1
Nov 8 at NOP                                
Nov 7 at HOU 28 12 1 6 1 0 4 3 11 4 4 2 5 1 0 4
Nov 5 at DAL 20 5 2 4 0 0 1 2 8 0 0 1 2 1 1 0
Nov 3 ATL 29 13 3 6 1 0 0 5 13 2 2 1 2 0 3 2
Nov 1 SAS 23 5 2 5 0 1 2 1 8 3 4 0 1 0 2 1
Oct 30 at GSW                                
Oct 29 LAC 21 3 1 5 0 0 3 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 3

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player did not play in the game.

Steve Nash: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nash will miss the Lakers' season finale on Wednesday, ESPN Los Angeles reports.

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Nash (hamstring) won't play Monday and is doubtful for Wednesday's game against the Spurs, the Lakers' official site reports.

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Nash (hamstring) will be sidelined for Friday's contest against the Warriors, the Lakers' official site reports.

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Nash (hamstring) is likely done for the season after suffering a setback in Tuesday's game, Inside SoCal reports. "Because I had a pretty good setback today, I probably won't play again," Nash said. "If I get a good recovery over the next week, I'd love to play again. A big goal for me was not to go into the summer injured. The fact that I had a setback today was frustrating."

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Nash had five assists Tuesday to move past Mark Jackson for No. 3 on the all-time assists list, giving him 10,335 for his career.

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Nash (ankle) will be available for Tuesday's contest against the Rockets, the Lakers' official Twitter feed reports.

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Nash (back) expects to play Tuesday against the Rockets, the L.A. Daily News reports.

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Nash (ankle) won't play Sunday against the Clippers.

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Nash (ankle) posted four points (2-3 FG) and seven assists in 19 minutes Friday against the Mavericks, and while coach Mike D'Antoni doesn't believe the contest will be the guard's last of the season, Nash likely won't play Sunday at the Clippers, the Lakers' official site reports.

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Nash (ankle) will play Friday versus the Mavericks, but it will likley be his final game of the season, the Orange County Register reports.

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Nash (ankle) will not play Wednesday against the Kings, the Los Angeles Daily News reports. He said the ankle injury is unrelated to his nerves issue.

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Nash had a double-double against the Blazers on Tuesday with 10 points (2-5 FG, 6-6 FT) and 10 assists. He also added four rebounds and a block in 22 minutes.

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2013-14

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2012-13

While the Knicks and Raptors were fighting over Nash with competing sign-and-trade offers and poison pill offer sheets, the Lakers stepped up and grabbed the future hall-of-famer. He immediately becomes (apologies to Smush Parker) the best backcourt mate Kobe Bryant has ever had. Even at his advanced age, Nash remains one of the best passers and most efficient shooters in the league. But how will the Lakers use him? Mike Brown is famous--maybe notorious is a better word--for running an isolation-heavy offense through a perimeter player, but Nash--and Dwight Howard--are too good to stand around and watch Bryant set himself up. Knowing that, Los Angeles is adding Eddie Jordan to the coaching staff this year, and he'll be installing some elements of the Princeton offense he ran in Sacramento and New Jersey. That should play to the strengths of both Nash and Pau Gasol and prevent any drop-off in Nash's fantasy value.

2011-12

The Suns continue to stray further and further from their “Seven Seconds or Less” heyday and the Western Conference Finals. But Steve Nash keeps putting up remarkable numbers. He led the league in assists in 2010-11 with 11.4 assists, and is still a remarkably efficient scorer, though his scoring, shooting percentages and three-pointers made all dropped slightly last season. We’ll give him that. After all, he turned 37 in February. There will be a lot of talk about Nash – whose contract expires next summer – getting traded to a contender, which would seemingly make sense for both team and player. But to this point, the Suns have shown exactly zero inclination to deal their star, and Nash has given no indication that he’ll seek one.

2010-11

Steve Nash continues to produce… and the Suns continue to repay him by letting his most talented teammates go. The Suns were one of the surprise teams of 2009-10, getting back to their high-octane roots after the failed, "Hey, let's play defense" experiment and reaching the Western Conference Finals. Nash was at the heart of that run, running the offense (11.0 apg) and scoring with remarkable efficiency (16.5 ppg, .507 from the field, .426 from three, and a league-leading .938 from the line). But in the offseason, Phoenix sent Amar'e Stoudemire to the Knicks via a sign-and-trade deal and included Leandro Barbosa in the deal that brought Hedo Turkoglu to the Valley of the Sun. The new-look Suns will feature Nash and veteran guard Jason Richardson in the backcourt, with some combination of Turkoglu, Josh Childress, Grant Hill, Channing Frye, Hakim Warrick and Jared Dudley down low. Everyone predicting a return to the Conference Finals, raise your hand. Of course, fronting a less-talented team might not be the worst thing for Nash's fantasy numbers; he could be required to score more often, and he's a remarkably efficient scorer. It will be interesting to see how he works with Turkoglu – another highly adept facilitator.

2009-10

The good: after last season’s abortive attempt to re-fashion the Suns into a more defense-oriented, half-court team, Phoenix will be back to a more up-tempo, aggressive offensive style for all of 2009-10. And the rumored fire sale that was to send Amar’e Stoudemire to parts unknown seems to be on hold, at least for now, so one of Nash’s most potent weapons will be back in the valley of the sun this season. After a 2008-09 season that had the Suns in an identity crisis, that means a big boost to Nash’s fantasy value. On the other hand, Nash will be 36 in February, and simply can’t be counted on to produce the same sort of numbers he generated as a two-time MVP. His scoring average dropped to 15.7 points per game last season, his assist average dipped into single digits for the first time since his arrival in Phoenix, and his 74 games played were his lowest total since 2000-01. Look for a slight rebound to his numbers this season, helped by the return to the up-tempo offense he runs so well, and the fact that he won’t have to force the ball into the low post to make Shaq happy. And expect his usual stellar percentages (.503 from the floor, .439 from three, .933 from the line in 2008-09). But don’t expect 82 games’ worth.

2008-09

At 34, Nash is still one of the top point guards in the league, but his MVP days are likely behind him for good. He’s also missed a handful of games over the years, but has played through several nagging injuries. Nash is an elite playmaker that manages the fast break as well as anyone – he’s averaged 11.2 assists per game in four seasons with the Suns. Nash has also hit over 50 percent of his shots over that span while maintaining elite levels from 3-point range and the free-throw line. We’ll be waiting to see the impact of a full season with Shaquille O’Neal along with a new coach in Terry Porter. O’Neal doesn’t thrive in the high-tempo game we’ve become accustomed to. And Porter is looking to instill a more defensive-minded approach. The high-speed Phoenix teams we became used to are looking like a thing of the past, though we still expect Nash to push it when the situation arises.

2007-08

By trading away draft picks and not stocking the pipeline with expensive prospects, Phoenix has been able to tweak its roster and retain its biggest stars. That means another season of Amare Stoudemire and Shawn Marion, which should keep Nash stocked with scoring targets to build his stunningly-high assist numbers – his contribution to a fantasy team’s assist total is greater than any other single player’s contribution in any other single category. With the Suns finishing third in the league in possessions per game, Nash gets more opportunities than nearly anyone else to dish or shoot. He’s accurate from all ranges and boasts a career of 42.6 percentage from beyond the three-point line. The addition of Grant Hill and return of scoring machine Leandro Barbosa and an in-shape Boris Diaw will give Nash even more weapons in 2007-08.

2006-07

This time last year, the word was out: the Suns’ running style won’t win in the post-season. They’re going to slow down and play tougher. Yeah. Not so much. The Phoenix offense, keyed by Nash, is to the NBA what Coors Field, pre-humidor, is to baseball; it makes everyone look good. Joe Johnson. Tim Thomas. Quentin Richardson – all turned in tremendous performances playing with Nashie. Heck, Boris Diaw became the NBA’s least likely superstar. Unfortunately, the Suns wore down at playoff time, and that may lead coach Mike D’Antoni to try and rest his key players more during the regular season. It seems reasonable to expect a slight drop-off to Nash’s stellar overall numbers, though he’ll likely lead the league in assists once again.

2005-06

Everyone’s favorite floppy-haired Canadian put on a clinic last season, posting a season average double-double in points and assists (15.5 and 11.5, respectively), shooting over 50% from the floor and 40% from range, and leading Phoenix to the NBA’s best record. Unfortunately, the Suns’ fun-and-gun offense didn’t prove as successful in the playoffs, and the team went through an offseason extreme makeover. Gone are wing scorers Joe Johnson and Quentin Richardson; in their place are defensive specialist Boris Diaw and physical 4/5 Kurt Thomas. Due to those personnel changes alone, don’t look for a repeat of Nash’s MVP numbers. The Suns simply won’t score as much as they did last year. That said, don’t drop Nashie’s rating too far. He and Amare Stoudemire are still a near-unstoppable pick-and-roll combo. Expect him to be back among the league leaders in assists, with a possible increase in scoring this year as the Suns look to replace Richardson’s and Johnson’s outside scoring.

2004-05

The long-haired Canadian moves back to the team that gave him his NBA start back in 1996-97. Nash isn't the scorer that some of the point guards listed above him are (averaging 14.5 ppg last season), but Nash picks his spots intelligently, shooting 48 percent from the field overall, and 41 percent from the 3-point line. Nash really helps you in two important categories. Nash put up 8.8 assists per game last season, and with Quentin Richardson, Shawn Marion, and Amare Stoudamire filling the lane, Nash should have plenty of targets. And if you draft Nash (unless you draft Shaq along with him), you've got a big leg up in free throw percentage: Nash shot 92 percent from the charity stripe last season. Not bad.

2003-04