I want a love so alive,
so fierce and relentlessly freeing
That all the tears I might have shed in pursuit of it, or in the desiring it more than anything else
Would be worth their weight in platinum
Yet still nowhere near as valuable as the joy it brings me.
Isn’t it time to finally ask for a trade? Don’t you want one more shot at a ring before you retire? How much more of this can you take?
“What does that mean?” Nash asks back. “Do I go in and say, ‘Trade me to a top two or three team?’ I think it’s lot more difficult than people think.
“One, it’s not my style. Maybe I’m old school, but I feel like that’s not my place to give up on my team, give up on my teammates. I signed a contract and made a commitment.
“And two, I don’t feel it’s like choosing a restaurant. It’s got to be a situation that works for two teams. And I don’t know how simple that is. But before we even get to that part of it, I just feel that I owe it to my teammates to stay committed to them. I feel that I owe it to the fans and the organization to fight.”