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    Golden State Warriors nearing deal to have Steve Nash as part of coaching staff, according to report

    Sep 16, 2015

    SO small ball is getting a big boost.

    Retired superstar playmaker Steve Nash is said to be “in advanced negotiations” to become a member of the Golden State Warriors staff.

    The 41-year-old Nash, who played for the Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks and LA Lakers, is expected to take the job as part-time player development consultant, according to an ESPN report.

    Nash, who was earlier reported to have been joining Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson in training, was apparently not interested in a formal coaching job but has reportedly been convinced to take a spot on the team staff on a limited-role.

    [See Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson, young Lakers get personal mentoring from retired great Steve Nash]

    The role was described by Marc Stein of ESPN as “occasional tutor to the Golden State guards.”

    Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, as well as Warriors player development coach Bruce Fraser, had previously worked with Nash .

    [See Jordan Clarkson to train again under Steve Nash; Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell may join in]

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