PHOENIX — The crowd chanted.
“We want Steve. We want Steve. We want Steve.”
Wednesday night’s game between Phoenix and San Antonio
was the end of the line for the 2011-12 Suns, and possibly
the end of the road for Steve Nash in the Valley.
So, the fans wanted one more look at their point guard,
one final chance to show their appreciation for the last 8
They got their wish. Nash got appreciative.
“It was obviously amazing to have the reception and
support,” he said after the game. “It’s very special. It’s
not something I asked for or imagined, to get that type of
“It means it’s authentic, the relationship that I thought
we had, so it really feels special.”
There is no guarantee that this is the last time Suns fans
will see the two-time MVP in purple and orange. A free
agent, Nash could still return to the team he’s had his
greatest success with. But the feeling around the arena
Wednesday was one that said this was it for the face of
And, if it is, what a run he had in Phoenix.