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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 9:20 am  |  11 responses

Steve Nash Will Wear Jersey Number 10 for the Lakers


Due to some guy named Wilt, the Lakers long ago retired the no.13 that Steve Nash wore for so many years in Phoenix, so the newest Lakeshow member has settled on jersey number 10 instead. Per the OC Register: “With Steve Nash’s familiar No. 13 retired in Wilt Chamberlain’s honor by the Lakers, Nash has decided he will wear No. 10 in purple and gold for the coming season. Just like all the great soccer playmakers who’ve come before him and showcased that number on the pitch. it’s a fitting choice for Nash, a soccer fanatic and the Lakers’ new point guard, as he comes to center the Lakers’ offense, which struggled late in the season to get the ball to proven scorers Kobe Bryant, Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol in easy positions to do damage. (Bryant, Bynum and Gasol are — appropriately enough — also soccer fans. And Bryant wears No. 10 for USA Basketball, too.)”

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  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    Its just a jersey number, Steve Nash needs to play like he played in Phx last year. LA will be great.

  • Jer dawG

    Thumbs up. I hope Lakers win championship with Nash running show.

  • http://slam FLIGHT 9

    HEAT WILL NOT REPEAT!!!!

  • Justin05

    They sure won’t flight

  • http://www.slamonline.com/online/nba/2010/10/the-sad-case-of-adam-morrison/ vantot fresnedee

    i just made this my status on facebook. woohoo!

  • bbogg

    nice look!!! would be cool if kb went back to 8! always preferred him rockin 8 to be honest!

  • Jose

    Bynum- a soccer fan, didn’t see that really

  • kh

    Nice number 10 is a positive number in many ways

  • bike

    Whew! Glad to hear that. Big load off my mind.

  • Fresh Boirdee

    He chose 10 cause he gonna be passing those dimes.

  • http://kb24.com x-DrEw_MaiN-x

    I’m sorry but The clippers should be better than the Lakers even with nash Lakers still not athletic, can’t Gaurd any decent PG and still no bench.. they are bigger than most teams but OKC and Denver proved they can be ran out the gym…

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