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Top 38 Steve Nash Quotes on Success (NBA)

Top 10 Most Famous Steve Nash Quotes (BEST)

“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
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.
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.
I try to go with the flow, and I feel pretty comfortable with who I am. I feel courageous enough to go outside myself and try something new, like everything in life.
I try to go with the flow, and I feel pretty comfortable with who I am. I feel courageous enough to go outside myself and try something new, like everything in life.
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.
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.
It seems like my whole life I’ve been this little Canadian kid dreaming somebody would give me a chance.
It seems like my whole life I’ve been this little Canadian kid dreaming somebody would give me a chance.

“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.”

Steve Nash
I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.
I believe that the measure of a person’s life is the affect they have on others.
If every basketball player worked as hard as I did, I'd be out of a job.
If every basketball player worked as hard as I did, I’d be out of a job.
Once you have been through a certain amount of things in life, you definitely grow more comfortable with yourself. To persevere and hang in there and believe in yourself.
Once you have been through a certain amount of things in life, you definitely grow more comfortable with yourself. To persevere and hang in there and believe in yourself.
It feels great to have my hard work pay off, especially when the fans made it hard for me.
It feels great to have my hard work pay off, especially when the fans made it hard for me.

9 Inspirational Steve Nash Quotes About Life (BELIEVE)

“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.”

Steve Nash
People have always doubted whether I was good enough to play this game at this level... What other people thought was really always irrelevant to me.
People have always doubted whether I was good enough to play this game at this level… What other people thought was really always irrelevant to me.
I want my kids to have passion for life, to really have a passion for life. I think when you have a passion for something, you can overcome obstacles...
I want my kids to have passion for life, to really have a passion for life. I think when you have a passion for something, you can overcome obstacles…
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.
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.
I really love my career, an opportunity to compete every day and to push myself physically, mentally and emotionally.
I really love my career, an opportunity to compete every day and to push myself physically, mentally and emotionally.

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.”

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.
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.
I think it's important that people stand up for what they believe in. It's important that people discuss things.
I think it’s important that people stand up for what they believe in. It’s important that people discuss things.

“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.”

Steve Nash

4 Wise Steve Nash Quotes that will Make You Think

Sometimes I'm very impatient. I also feel the need to please everyone, which is unnecessary and impossible.
Sometimes I’m very impatient. I also feel the need to please everyone, which is unnecessary and impossible.
I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose.
I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose.
The guys that improve every year are those that are always adding something to their game.
The guys that improve every year are those that are always adding something to their game.
It's a strange one - I've been away for 20 years now; I've been away longer than I lived in Canada, but for some reason I remain wholly Canadian.
It’s a strange one – I’ve been away for 20 years now; I’ve been away longer than I lived in Canada, but for some reason I remain wholly Canadian.

9 Steve Nash Quotes on Playing Basketball and Winning (NBA)

We were excited to win, staying undefeated is just the icing.
We were excited to win, staying undefeated is just the icing.
The NBA has the best point guards in the world, so it is important that I come ready to play every night.
The NBA has the best point guards in the world, so it is important that I come ready to play every night.
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.
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.
The toughest opponents to defend are Iverson, Marbury and Payton. They are all very talented and can shoot at anytime from anywhere.
The toughest opponents to defend are Iverson, Marbury and Payton. They are all very talented and can shoot at anytime from anywhere.
You should always want your coach to be critical. It gives you an opportunity to learn and to overcome adversity.
You should always want your coach to be critical. It gives you an opportunity to learn and to overcome adversity.
Nothing is black-and-white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that's why people gravitate to that so much.
Nothing is black-and-white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that’s why people gravitate to that so much.
We've got very few bodies right now so we were tired, but we've also got a lot of character and we want to win.
We’ve got very few bodies right now so we were tired, but we’ve also got a lot of character and we want to win.
My best move is probably my pull up jump shot.
My best move is probably my pull up jump shot.
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.
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.

6 Steve Nash Quotes on his Teammates and Team (TEAMWORK)

“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.”

Steve Nash
I think you can get too focused on the championship and forget how rewarding it is to be part of a team.
I think you can get too focused on the championship and forget how rewarding it is to be part of a team.
My best memories are because I was on teams I love - even going back to being a kid. Not just in the NBA.
My best memories are because I was on teams I love – even going back to being a kid. Not just in the NBA.
We play a different style than other teams. It's effective, but different. We run the floor, block shots and create turnovers.
We play a different style than other teams. It’s effective, but different. We run the floor, block shots and create turnovers.
We love playing together and we love adversity. You know, back-to-back, the two best teams in the East.
We love playing together and we love adversity. You know, back-to-back, the two best teams in the East.

“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.”

Steve Nash

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