Lakers land Steve Nash

Steve Nash is headed to the Los Angeles Lakers after the Phoenix Suns agreed to a sign-and-trade deal that will bring them four first-round draft picks. The Lakers will give Nash a three-year, $27 million contract.

Phoenix Suns guard Nash is fouled on a three-point shot by Los Angeles Lakers guard Fisher. 2012. Danny Moloshok / Reuters
Steve Nash
Phoenix Suns guard Nash is fouled on a three-point shot by Los Angeles Lakers guard Fisher. 2012. Danny Moloshok / Reuters
Suns Nash passes the ball off around Raptors Johnson, Bayless, and Johnson during their NBA basketball game in Toronto. 2011. Mark Blinch / Reuters
Steve Nash
Suns Nash passes the ball off around Raptors Johnson, Bayless, and Johnson during their NBA basketball game in Toronto. 2011. Mark Blinch / Reuters
Toronto Raptors point guard Calderon blocks the shot of Phoenix Suns point guard Nash in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game. 2011. Reuters/ Images
Steve Nash
Toronto Raptors point guard Calderon blocks the shot of Phoenix Suns point guard Nash in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game. 2011. Reuters/ Images
NASH OF CANADA DRIVES THROUGH BENDINHA DE ALMEIDA OF ANGOLA. 2000
Steve Nash
NASH OF CANADA DRIVES THROUGH BENDINHA DE ALMEIDA OF ANGOLA. 2000
NBA SUNS NASH PUSHES PAST MAVERICKS HARPER. 1997 Reuters/ Images
Steve Nash
NBA SUNS NASH PUSHES PAST MAVERICKS HARPER. 1997 Reuters/ Images
MAVERICKS NASH CELEBRATES AFTER THREE POINT SHOT AGAINST HEAT.
Steve Nash
MAVERICKS NASH CELEBRATES AFTER THREE POINT SHOT AGAINST HEAT.
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PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 26: Steve Nash #13 of the Phoenix Suns handles the ball against the New Orleans Hornets during the season openning NBA game at US Airways Center on December 26, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Hornets defeated the Suns 85-84. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
New Orleans Hornets v Phoenix Suns
PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 26: Steve Nash #13 of the Phoenix Suns handles the ball against the New Orleans Hornets during the season openning NBA game at US Airways Center on December 26, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Hornets defeated the Suns 85-84. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 25: Steve Nash #13 of the Phoenix Suns waves to fans as he walks off the court following the NBA game against the San Antonio Spurs at US Airways Center on April 25, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Spurs defeated the Suns 110-106. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Antonio Spurs v Phoenix Suns
PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 25: Steve Nash #13 of the Phoenix Suns waves to fans as he walks off the court following the NBA game against the San Antonio Spurs at US Airways Center on April 25, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Spurs defeated the Suns 110-106. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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