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Phoenix Suns lookback: Steve Nash and the 2005 playoff run

Going into the 2005 NBA Playoffs, the Phoenix Suns were in contention for an NBA Championship, and having the MVP of the league along with two other All-Stars and a great supporting cast made fans feel like the trophy was already in their possession. While the Suns couldn’t make it to the Finals, Steve Nash tried his hardest to push his team in his historic playoff run.

The Suns won 62 games during Nash’s first year back with the Suns after being traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 1998. Nash averaged 15.5 points per game and 11.