Steve Nash

Games year:
1991 – Canada Winter Games – Charlottetown, P.E.I.

1993 Canada Summer Games in Kamloops, British Columbia
Competed for Team BC - Basketball


  • Bronze

Steve Nash enjoyed a successful high-school basketball career, and he was eventually given a scholarship by Santa Clara University. In his four seasons with the Broncos, the team made three NCAA Tournament appearances, and Nash was twice named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year. After graduating from Santa Clara as the team's all-time leader in assists, Nash entered the 1996 NBA Draft and was selected as the 15th pick by the Phoenix Suns. After playing with the Dallas Mavericks he returned to the Suns led the Suns to the Western Conference Finals in 2005, and was named the league's Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2005 and 2006. Named by ESPN in 2006 as the ninth greatest point guard of all time, Nash has led the league in assists and free-throw percentage at various points in his career. He is also ranked as one of the top players in NBA league history for three-point shooting, free-throw shooting, total assists and assists per game.

Career Highlights:

  • 2× NBA Most Valuable Player (2005, 2006)

    8× NBA All-Star (2002–2003, 2005–2008, 2010,2012)

    3× All-NBA First Team (2005–2007)

    2× All-NBA Second Team (2008, 2010)

    2× All-NBA Third Team (2002–2003)

    2× NBA Skills Challenge champion (2005, 2010)

    5× NBA assists leader (2005–2007, 2010–2011)

    4× 50–40–90 club (2006, 2008–2010)

    J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (2007)

    FIBA Americas Championship MVP (2003)

    Lou Marsh Trophy (2005)

    3× Lionel Conacher Award (2002, 2005–2006)

    Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor

    2× WCC Player of the Year (1995–1996)

    No. 11 retired by Santa Clara

    1993 - Canada Games, Bronze

    1993 - World University Games, Silver