Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, and the MVP

I stayed up till 1:30 last night to watch the Suns’ victory over the Lakers in overtime. I felt awed by the displays of power by Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash. Nash may lack Kobe’s athleticism, and Jordanity, but it is beautiful to watch him run that offense. It ticked me off when the Arizona Republic reported that Nash is going to win a second MVP in a row. He doesn’t have a complete enough game, and Jason Kidd held him scoreless (my basketball pals tell me). But last night I saw how exciting he is just to watch handling the ball. And I don’t watch much basketball. I wonder if these guys could be the Johnson/Bird rivalry that got so many people to watch basketball back when. Someone has to do something to make their teams better…

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