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Former Phoenix Suns great Steve Nash is finally an NBA champion

Posted: 9:06 PM, Jun 12, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-13 05:57:01Z

Twelve NBA seasons. Twelve playoff appearances. Four Western Conference Finals appearances.

For as much success as former Phoenix Suns point guard and two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash had as a player, he never had the chance to lift the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy at the end of a season.

Well, on Monday, the 43-year-old Nash finally got himself an NBA championship. Why? Because Nash is a player development consultant for the world champion Golden State Warriors, a role he began in November 2015.  Nash and Warriors coach Steve Kerr know each other well, as Kerr was the Suns' general manager from 2007-10.

 

This guy deserves everything! Unbelievable person who's been through a lot of tough days. To good health my friend.

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Congrats, Steve. Few deserve it as much as you do.

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