The NBA's top playmaker
Among a list that includes Deron Williams, Chris Paul, LeBron James and Rajon Rondo, Steve Nash may still be No. 1. For the majority of his career, especially since his relocation to Phoenix after the 2003-04 season, Nash has been the epitome of the prototypical, John Stockton-like facilitator. The combination of first rate handles to get to the basket at will, nifty finishing moves when he gets there, and deadly accuracy practically anywhere on the court allows his teammates to get open looks all game long. Tack on Nash's court vision and ability to thread the needle in any given situation and you're looking at the top playmaker in the game. ... led the league in assists per game in two of the past three seasons.
“I really like our team this season,” said Roeser. “I don’t see any limit to what we can accomplish as a team. I think the additions with Lamar Odom, Jamal Crawford and Grant Hill help us at all the positions. I think we come back with a great mix of veterans, young players, experience and savvy and a lot of depth at every position. I can’t wait to see us play.”