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Old 11-10-2012, 01:56 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by SomeDPlease View Post

Although if he comes back, he'll likely bring the triangle back with him. And a lot of Nash's talents are wasted in the triangle, except his shooting ability.
I don't buy that. Phil is a basketball genius. He finds ways to maximize talent. He's has always been a guy that tailors the offense for certain players. That's how he always gets the most out of his guys, especially the role players.

Here's a quote from Brian Shaw from 2010 when asked about how Nash would look in the triangle offence:

[Nash] would probably explore things differently than some other guys that we typically have out there. There are certain areas of the offense- for instance that Kobe [Bryant] manipulates to get himself at the elbows or down at the post to take advantage of his size or his athletic ability over his defenders. Somebody like Steve Nash can put himself in situations where he could create more screen and roll. We have everything that he's running in Phoenix, or in Dallas and the teams he's played for, we have the ability to do that out of our offense. We don't, because we don't have that type of player. But if we did, we would just incorporate those aspects of it for someone like him.
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