STEVE NASH COMPETED IN THE 1993 CANADA SUMMER GAMES IN KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA, AS PART OF THE BRITISH COLUMBIA MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM, TAKING HOME THE BRONZE MEDAL.
Not just one of Canada’s greatest basketball players in history, Steve is one of the best point guards ever to play the game. A natural leader, he was the face of Canadian basketball for decades, playing a prominent role in Team Canada qualifying for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He played in the NBA from 1996 to 2015 with the Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers.
A two-time NBA MVP and an eight- time NBA All-Star, Steve received the Lou Marsh Trophy in 2005, which recognizes the Canadian athlete of the year, and he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018. In addition to his athletic achievements, Steve also has many philanthropic endeavours. Of note is the Steve Nash Foundation which is dedicated to assisting underserved children in their health, personal development, education, and enjoyment of life. Steve is the head coach of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and a senior advisor with the Canadian men’s national basketball team.