For the last seven seasons, Steve Nash has played remarkably for the Phoenix Suns. In his second stint with the team that originally drafted him in 1996, Nash has won two MVP Awards, catalyzed the team's rise to perennial contention and became an instant fan favorite.
Still, they say all good things must come to an end, and everything points to this being the right time for Nash to make a change in the (likely) twilight of his career.
There appears to be nothing even resembling bad blood between the star point guard and the team, nor has Nash ever outwardly desired a trade. But, nevertheless, it would seem best for both parties involved to move on in their separate directions.
Here are seven reasons why.