ESPN's Marc Stein reported that Brooklyn is one of three teams who are positioned to make a legitimate run at Nash, who will be an unrestricted free agent July 1.
After 16 NBA seasons, Nash is still a feared guard who can burn you at anytime. Despite playing the game with no fear, he has remained healthy enough to continue performing at a high level.
Brooklyn would be an interesting situation for Nash should he decide to head east, and the Nets would be crazy not to try their best to grab him.
Here are five reasons the Nets need Nash to open their tenure in Brooklyn with success.