Lakers Welcome Steve Nash to Los Angeles


0  Updated at 4:10 pm, July 11th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Christian Petersen/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The Lakers welcomed two-time MVP Steve Nash to Los Angeles on Wednesday. The Lakers acquired the 38-year-old Nash in a sign and trade deal with the Phoenix Suns.

The eight-time All-Star agreed to a three-year deal worth $27 million, according to ESPN.

“This is a day I never foresaw in my life,” Nash said. “Just an incredible opportunity for me.”

The 16-year NBA veteran is fifth on the league’s all-time assists list with 9,916.

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