Once an underdog, Nash enters Hall of Fame as innovator

Staff Writer

BOSTON (AP) — There were few times in Steve Nash's basketball career when he wasn't an underdog.
Before there were players like Stephen Curry and James Harden captivating NBA audiences with a free-wheeling, open-court style, Nash, a 6-foot-3 Canadian, was laying the groundwork for what would become the league's "point guard era."
From starring at St. Michaels High School in Victoria, British Columbia, to playing college ball at tiny Santa Clara, Nash was never supposed to an innovator in a game long dominated by much taller players...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.