Raptors, Knicks players in Nash sweepstakes

May 13, 2012, 11:08 PM | Updated: May 14, 2012, 12:50 am

While two-time MVP point guard Steve Nash hasn’t ruled out re-signing
the Phoenix Suns, he’s sure to garner quite a few free agent offers this

One team that has been oft mentioned as
a suitor for Nash
has been the Toronto
Raptors. The Raptors boast a young squad and have money to spend, which
lends credence to the belief that Nash may opt to finish his career in his

The Raptors are constantly going to be linked to Steve Nash because of
Colangelo’s link to Nash’s Suns, which Colangelo was GM for.

Toronto isn’t the only team considered to be strong players in the Nash
sweepstakes. The New York Knicks also figure to make a concerted effort
land the 38-year-old guard. Although, if Nash has his sights set on a
championship, both teams could be left out in the cold.

Toronto will be in direct competition with the Knicks for Steve Nash. But
is expected to look to sign with a bona fide contender, and the Knicks and
Raptors don’t fit that description.

Nash averaged 12.5 points, 10.7 assists and 3 rebounds per game in 2011.

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