Report: Suns Willing To Consider Trading Steve Nash

Monday February 6th, 2012

The Phoenix Suns are lagging at 9-14, once again on the outside of the Western Conference playoff picture looking in from 12th place. Steve Nash has nevertheless maintained that he's not seeking a trade -- but according to Ken Berger of CBS, the Suns would pursue a deal if Nash wanted it.

"It's really on him in terms of what he wants to do or not do," a source told Berger.

Nash said a month ago that he wasn't interested in a trade, insisting "it's not my style" when asked. But as the Suns head toward the draft lottery again and Nash inches toward the end of his two-year, $22 million contract in Phoenix, the trade rumors have begun swirling once again. Nash turns 38 on Tuesday. He's averaging 14.5 points and 9.9 assists per game for the Suns this season.

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