The following is a list of Steve Nash’s NBA career highs in points scored, rebounds, assists, steals, and three-point shots made in one game. I’ve also listed the number of triple-doubles Steve Nash has had in the NBA.
Steve Nash was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on February 7, 1974. Nash grew up in Canada, and went to college at Santa Clara, where he averaged 14.9 points and 4.5 assists per game from 1993 to 1996. Steve Nash was then taken with the 15th overall pick in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns.
So far in his NBA career, Steve Nash has led the league five times in assists per game, was league MVP in 2005 and 2006, and he has been an all-star 11 times. Steve Nash is a bit unusual for a NBA player because he set his career highs in points, assists and rebounds in playoff games.
Steve Nash’s NBA Career Highs in Points, Rebounds, Assists and Threes
- Steve Nash’s Career High for Points Scored in a NBA Game is 48
Steve Nash’s career high for points scored in a NBA game is 48. Nash set his career high in a playoff game playing for the Phoenix Suns vs the Dallas Mavericks that was played on May 15, 2005.
In the game, Steve Nash made 20 out of 28 shots from the field, including four of six threes, and he also made four of four three throws to account for his career high 48 points. Despite the career high 48 points from Steve Nash, the Mavericks beat the Suns, 119-109.
Steve Nash’s career high for points in a regular season game is 42, which he set in 2007.
- Steve Nash’s Career High for Assists in a NBA Game is 23
Steve Nash’s career high for assists in a NBA game is 23. Like his career high for points, Steve Nash also set his career high for assists in a playoff game. Nash had a career high 23 assists while playing for the Phoenix Suns vs the Los Angeles Lakers on April 29, 2007.
In the playoff game, Steve Nash also scored 17 points, as he led the Suns to a 113-100 win. Steve Nash’s career high for assists in a regular season NBA game is 22, which he accomplished during the 2006 season.
- Steve Nash Career High in a NBA game for Rebounds is 13
Steve Nash’s career high for rebounds in a NBA game is 13, which he has accomplished twice, both during the 2005 season. Nash, playing for the Suns, had 13 rebounds in a regular season game on March 30, 2005, against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Steve Nash also had 13 rebounds on May 18, 2005, vs the Dallas Mavericks in a playoff game. Nash
had 34 points and 12 assists in the playoff game, to notch a triple-double.
- Steve Nash Career High for Steals in a NBA Game is 5
The most steals Steve Nash has had in a regular season NBA game is five, which he accomplished during the 2001 season.
- Steve Nash Career High for Threes in a Game is 8
Steve Nash’s career high for threes in a NBA game is eight, which he had on March 31, 2008, while playing for the Suns vs the Denver Nuggets. Nash made eight out of the 12 threes he took in the game. He scored 36 points and led the Suns to an easy 132-117 win.
Steve Nash Triple-Doubles in the NBA
So far in his NBA career, Steve Nash has had three triple-doubles in the regular season, and one in the playoffs. His first triple-double was with Dallas in 2004, when he had 14 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists vs the Portland Trail Blazers on November 17, 2003.
Nash’s second triple-double was with the Suns in the game he had a career high 13 rebounds vs the 76ers in 2005. Nash also had 12 assists and 12 points in the game.
Steve Nash had his third regular season triple-double on April 19, 2006, vs the Trail Blazers, when he had 16 points, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists. As noted above Steve Nash also had a triple-double in the playoffs in 2005, when he had 34 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 assists vs Dallas.