Steve Nash is speaking remarkably honestly about his career

3/14/14 in NBA   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

Feb 7, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash (10) is defended by Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) during the fourth quarter at the Wells Fargo Center. The Lakers defeated the Sixers 112-98. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY SportsMost athletes feed the media the lines that they're expected to say. They try not to make waves, they shroud their answers in cliches and rhetoric, and they try not to provide bulletin board material for fans or opponents.

Perhaps it's just his advanced age (for the NBA, at least) of 40 years old, but it looks like Steve Nash isn't remotely interested in keeping up the façade.

He's being incredibly open and honest, including freely admitting that he's only interested in keeping his career going for the money that the Lakers still owe him.

On one hand, that's probably not what a lot of Lakers fans want to hear.

On the other hand, wouldn't all of us do the same?

Here's a few of his quotes, courtesy of Arash Markazi on Twitter. They go from bottom to top, chronologically:

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What do you think? Should Nash be a little less honest about things? Or do you respect him for being real?
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