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A basketball legend
Date of birth
Point of origin
Nash came to Canada with his family in 1976, settling in British Columbia.
Steve Nash, 1974- , South Africa.
Nash came to Canada with his family in 1976, settling in British Columbia. He was a stellar athlete in high school and won a basketball scholarship to Santa Clara University. He was selected in the first round of the NBA draft and carved out an All-Star career from 1996 to 2015, including being league MVP twice. Nash is a basketball coach, a co-owner of a MLS soccer franchise, and runs a charitable foundation.