Last edited by TheMoneyTeam; 12-25-2012 at 11:37 PM.
I watched Nash playing defense today.
His biggest weakness, even at his age, is that he's not physically strong. Still, the guy works hard and doesn't cheat on screens. Compared to his offense he's no wiz on defense, but I've seen plenty of players who are a lot worse. And they don't end up chasing zippy point guards most of the time.
This isn't meant as a back-hand diss to anyone else on the team, but simply a clear compliment to Nash. He's the leader of the team.
Listen to him talking about Metta:
Nobody else on the team, including the head coach, could make that kind of articulate and exacting statement, all in a way that reflects positively on both the speaker and the person being talked about. Yes, guys compliment each other all the time -- but Nash is right on the specific merits he cites, and on the context of Metta's contribution to the team throughout the season."I want to say it's inspired, but this is what he's been doing the whole year," Nash said. "He pounds on the best player on the other team. He gets his hands on a lot of balls. Rebounds. Scores. Makes threes. I mean, he's playing phenomenal, he's a great teammate and he's a huge part of why we're able to win."
I respect him for keeping quiet when he wasn't able to play, but clearly the man has been paying attention in detail to what the team has been doing.
How many effects does Nash have?
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This is such a great title for a thread I'm shocked -- shocked! -- that it hasn't already been used.
Oh...wait a minute.....
The Nash effect...get Kobe 41 shot attempts.
Mr. Jones is a beautiful young lad with broad hips and a tapered waste.