Quote of the Day: Dirk Nowitzki on ‘short and white and slow and unathletic’ Steve Nash

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“He overcame a lot in his career – his health and being short and white and slow and unathletic. And to be one of the greatest ever is an unbelievable achievement.”

-Dirk Nowitzki on Steve Nash, via ESPN

Nash announced his retirement, and many players have offered kind words.

But I have yet to see a tribute as magnificent as that one from his former Mavericks teammate.