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Undoubtedly, the biggest free agent acquisition of this current offseason has been Steve Nash to the Los Angeles Lakers.
But, it was a great gamble, too.
Yes, Nash is a superstar, as is Kobe Bryant, and they team up with stars Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum as well.
It's LA's answer to the current "superteam" epidemic, and it should be a formidable foe for defending Western Conference Champion Oklahoma City Thunder and the rest of the west as well.
But it's not necessarily a slam dunk.
Nash is ancient, at 38 years old, and like everyone else, his game is slipping.
His 12.5 points per game last year were his lowest since 2000, though his 10.7 assists were tops in the league.
Unquestionably, Nash is the best passer in the NBA today, and he was brought into LA to be the on-court general.
There are other questions besides his age that make signing Nash a gamble though.
Can he play decent enough defense to slow down the likes of Russel Westbrook, Tony Parker and other speedy point guards?
Can he motivate Bynum and Gasol to run the floor like they can? Nash is at his best in transition, and the Lakers bigs are lazy at times.
And, most importantly, can he coexist with Kobe?
Everyone in LA knows it's Kobe's town, and we're sure to see some clashes on the court between the two all-time greats.
Will Nash be able to back down and give King Kobe his power?
It all remains to be seen.
And in this era of superteams, where piling on aged stars and superstars in an effort to capture a title, keep in mind that basketball is the quintessential team game; chemistry cannot be understated or forgotten.
Rich Kurtzman is a freelance journalist. You can follow Rich on facebook and/or twitter.