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Born: 1974-02-07
Profession: Athlete
Nation: Canadian
Biography of Steve Nash

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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.

Tags: Life, School, Used

I use a lot of balance training and functional training. Basically it's where you add an element of instability to a regular exercise. So whether it's on the physioball or the Bosu ball or just balancing on one leg, I try to incorporate an instable plane and/or movement to the exercise, so the body's doing two or more movements.

Tags: Balance, Training, Try

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.

Tags: Hockey, School, Used

I'm really passionate about things I enjoy, and I like to be out there doing things, and learning and challenging myself. So it's just more fun that way, just to get out and try and do and learn and meet people and try to do something new.

Tags: Enjoy, Fun, Learning

I've always loved kids, but to have your own little munchkins is unlike anything else. It's the greatest form of love; it's challenging and scary, but so rewarding and exciting.

Tags: Else, Greatest, Love

I've always wanted to shoot a good percentage for my team, because I'm the point guard, and I can take fewer shots, still score more, so that I can get my teammates feeling good about themselves. That was always my feeling - that if I shoot a high percentage, I don't have to shoot a ton.

Tags: Feeling, Good, Team

I've been lucky enough to play on NBA teams I really enjoy, teams where I've liked everybody and had fun, and had that college kind of experience with an NBA team. When you have that, and I don't know that everyone does, but when I've had it, that's what it's all about.

Tags: Enjoy, Experience, Fun

I've spent half my life in gyms, if not more, and I love physical fitness and health; couple that with the fact that I love for people to be healthy, whether it's mentally, physically, or emotionally, and it's just a great opportunity for me to do something I love and have an impact on people's health.

Tags: Health, Life, Love

Leadership is possible in all different ways, and in all different areas of life. Whether it is with friends or family, I expect them to set a great example for me, and hopefully I will do the same for them. And that is all part of being a leader.

Tags: Family, Leadership, Life

My parents are from north London, and so it's not like I'm some Yank who wants to make a profit out of football. I don't care about making money. I just want to see Spurs succeed and, if I can help, that's great.

Tags: Care, Great, Money

The crowd gives us so much energy and we are able to really feed off of it. Hitting those shots and having the crowd go crazy helps boost our confidence. We love our fans.

Tags: Confidence, Crazy, Love

The fans in Dallas were hard on me my first year, but after having a great year last year they are now supporting me. It feels great to have my hard work pay off, especially when the fans made it hard for me.

Tags: Great, Hard, Work

There are so many different ways to lead. The most important thing is to be genuine. To have people around you trust you, trust in what you stand for and who you are. And I think that if people watch you day in and day out and believe in your motives and they believe that you set a high standard for yourself.

Tags: High, Trust, Yourself

We've been playing ugly. Without all of our bodies, we've been kicking it all over the shop, but fortunately we've been able to make the big buckets and rely on our defense for once.

Tags: Able, Big, Once

You have to rely on your preparation. You got to really be passionate and try to prepare more than anyone else, and put yourself in a position to succeed, and when the moment comes you got to enjoy, relax, breathe and rely on your preparation so that you can perform and not be anxious or filled with doubt.

Tags: Doubt, Enjoy, Yourself

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.

Tags: Adversity, Gone, Pretty

What happened in the past is just that, the past. Champion or not.

Tags: Champion, Happened, Past

You should be able to voice your opinion and respect the voice of the other side. You should be willing to educate yourself and know what it is you're dealing with.

Tags: Opinion, Respect, Yourself

People have always doubted whether I was good enough to play this game at this level. I thought I was, and I thought I could be. What other people thought was really always irrelevant to me.

Tags: Game, Good, Thought

It's important for us, if we're going to be a good team, to be a good defensive team in the fourth quarter.

Tags: Defensive, Good, Team

Anytime you play a finalist it's going to be a challenge.

Tags: Anytime, Challenge, Finalist

Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US. Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.

Tags: Basketball, Far, Hockey

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.

Tags: Giving, Life, Others

My free time at home is usually spent emailing, listening to music, reading and talking on the phone. I wish I was on the phone less, but I have been fortunate to stay in touch with so many incredible friends.

Tags: Home, Music, Time

I don't care what other people say. I fight every day to be the best player I can.

Tags: Best, Care, Fight

I hope my kids learn to put themselves first.

Tags: Hope, Learn, Put
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I think you can get too focused on the championship and forget how rewarding it is to be part of a team.

Tags: Focused, Forget, Team

My best memories are because I was on teams I love - even going back to being a kid. Not just in the NBA.

Tags: Best, Love, Memories

My best move is probably my pull up jump shot.

Tags: Best, Move, Shot

My father was a soccer player. All my friends played basketball though, so I stuck with basketball.

Tags: Basketball, Father, Friends

My ideal day would be to get a good work out in, listen to music, talk to my family and friends on the phone, read and go to a good movie.

Tags: Family, Music, Work

Nothing is black-and-white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that's why people gravitate to that so much.

Tags: Losing, Why, Winning

Our centers spread the floor, shoot the three and block shots. We can play pick and pop.

Tags: Pick, Pop, Three

Play because it's fun, and not to become a pro. If your goal is to become pro, the best way to realize that is by loving what you do.

Tags: Best, Fun, Goal

Sometimes I'm very impatient. I also feel the need to please everyone, which is unnecessary and impossible.

Tags: Everyone, Impossible, Sometimes

The NBA has the best point guards in the world, so it is important that I come ready to play every night.

Tags: Best, Night, Point

The person who's had the biggest impact on my career is Rick Celebrini, the physiotherapist.

Tags: Biggest, Career, Impact

The playoffs are the playoffs. You just play who is put in front of you.

Tags: Front, Playoffs, Put

We were excited to win, staying undefeated is just the icing.

Tags: Excited, Staying, Win

You know, once you have been through a certain amount of things in life, you definitely grow more comfortable with yourself.

Tags: Life, Once, Yourself

Beauty is but a flower, which wrinkles will devour.

Tags: Beauty, Flower, Wrinkles

No, you never get any fun out of the things you haven't done.

Tags: Done, Fun

Our learning ought to be our lives' amendment, and the fruits of our private study ought to appear in our public behavior.

Tags: Learning, Lives, Study

Blest is that government where no art thrives.

Tags: Art, Government, Thrives