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Steve Nash to be traded to Lakers for picks

Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash will be apart of a sign-and-trade deal that will send him to the Los Angeles Lakers and multiple first-round picks and cash to the Suns.

The Suns will receive four draft picks plus cash, reported by Arizona Sports 620’s Jon Bloom.

The exact picks the Suns will receive are the 2013 and 2015 first-round picks and the 2013 and 2014 second-round picks.

The amount of cash the Suns will receive is estimated to be about $3 million.

Nash never was serious about the interest from the New York Knicks, Gambadoro said. The Lakers were his first choice. Nash did not want to take Toronto’s offer, as he wanted to stay close to his home in Phoenix.

According to Gambadoro, the deal is expected to be finalized Wednesday evening.

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