Steve Nash was the NBA’s unlikeliest MVP … then he won another one | The Class of ’96

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On this episode of The Class of ’96, Bomani Jones looks at the life and career of Steve Nash. Barely recruited out of Canada, Nash landed a scholarship to Santa Clara University and became the 15th pick in the 1996 NBA draft. He went on to win two MVP trophies with the Phoenix Suns while guiding some of the most efficient offenses in league history.

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0:00 The story of Steve Nash

0:46 Speeding up the game

1:45 The beginning

3:44 The prime years

5:24 Defining moment: The One-Eye Game

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