Lakers News: Steve Nash Moves Into 3rd On NBA’s All-Time Assist List

The end of a Hall-of-Fame-caliber career may be drawing near for two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash, but he’s not going to leave the game without leaving his mark.

Nash passed current Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson on the NBA’s all-time assist list on Tuesday with his fifth assist against the Houston Rockets. Nash now has 10,335 assists in his career and will go down as one of the best to ever play the point guard position.

Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear!

Once becoming a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in the summer of 2012, it didn’t take long before Steve Nash’s body started to breakdown. Nash collided with first-year point guard Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers in the second game of the 2012-13 NBA season and missed 32 games as a result.

The injury problems carried over to the 2013-14 NBA season for Nash with a nerve issue in his back becoming the biggest problem for the veteran. Although Nash has struggled to stay on the floor with the end drawing near, but passing Jackson on the all-time assist list puts him in elite category behind Jason Kidd and John Stockton.

For player reaction to Steve Nash’s accomplishment, click here!
_______________________________________________________________________________
VIDEO: Steve Nash Talks About Passing Mark Jackson

You May Also Like

Lakers Trim Training Camp Roster By Waiving Malik Newman

Not long after announcing the signing of Jeffrey Carroll, the Los Angeles Lakers waived fellow undrafted guard Malik…

Lakers News: Nick Young Back In The Starting Lineup

When Nick Young was moved to the bench in favor of Xavier…

Lakers News: 87 Percent Of NBA Players Say LaVar Ball Couldn’t Score On Them, 82 Percent Praise His Business Acumen

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball’s three-point NBA debut didn’t go quite as he hoped, but on that’s still more than players think LaVar Ball would score…

Time Warner Cable Sports Releases Statement on Distribution

The 2012-13 NBA regular season is only days away with the Los…