Quotes by Steve Nash

Anytime you play a finalist it's going to be a challenge.
– Steve Nash
Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US. Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.
– Steve Nash
Besides P.E., geography was my best class in high school. I was in this gifted class when I was younger, and it was wicked!
– Steve Nash
Growing up in a soccer family I learned some good moves, but I spend a lot of time in practice working on my shots-from free throws to off-balance shots. The only way a shooter can perfect their shots is through constant practice.
– Steve Nash
I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose. I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.
– Steve Nash
I am not too accusatorial or defensive by nature. I have always been kind of philosophical about it, remembering that it is just a game. People take these things too seriously.
– Steve Nash
I am thrilled to be an Olympian, and I think that although we will be underdogs we can beat many teams and will be a surprise in Sydney.
– Steve Nash
I don't think coaches should have to wear mic's. It is an invasion of privacy. We are trying to accomplish things, and wearing microphones may hinder development by straining the nature of relationships coaches and players have.
– Steve Nash
I have definitely gone through my ups and downs and faced my adversity and my nay-sayers, but managed to do all right. It is a pretty classic tale.
– Steve Nash
I have to say I've worked very few days of my life. I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school, I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.
– Steve Nash
I learned at a young age to dribble with both hands, and that allows me to be more creative when I go against bigger and stronger opponents.
– Steve Nash
I lick my fingers because I don't like when my hands get slick. Licking my fingers helps me keep a good grip on the ball.
– Steve Nash
I love playing in Vancouver and Toronto. They are beautiful cities, and I know lots of people in both places. I also love The Garden in New York, and I love going to Miami.
– Steve Nash
I really don't care about the response to my hair... this is just how my hair is. I don't take care of it, or comb it, or put anything in it, or style it or anything. When people comment on it, it is funny to me that it draws such attention. It makes me realize how insignificant that sort of thing is.
– Steve Nash
I think it's important that people stand up for what they believe in. It's important that people discuss things.
– Steve Nash
I used to collect hockey cards. It was like Vegas at my school. You'd go to school with your box of cards, and at recess and lunchtime there were all these games we'd play.
– Steve Nash
I wear number 13 because my college number, 11, was taken by Wesley Person when I was drafted by the Suns. Thirteen was the number I wore in Jr. HS, and the number one of my best friends, Duck, wore in HS.
– Steve Nash
It's important for us, if we're going to be a good team, to be a good defensive team in the fourth quarter.
– Steve Nash
My best move is probably my pull up jump shot.
– Steve Nash
My closest friends in the league are Dirk Nowitzki and Rex Chapman. Although I think Michael Finley and I will be friends forever.
– Steve Nash