Lakers guard Nash hits 10,000 assists
by USA TODAY Sports, USA TODAY
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash became the fifth player in NBA history to reach 10,000 career assists.
Nash and the Lakers are in Houston to take on the Rockets and got his 10,000th assist on a pass to Antawn Jamison with 29 seconds to go in the half.
Nash is averaging 8.8 assists per game this season, just ahead of his career average of 8.6.
NBA top 5 assist leaders
1. John Stockton –15,806
2. Jason Kidd –11,969
3 . Mark Jackson — 10,334
4. Magic Johnson — 10,141
5. Steve Nash — 10,000*
*Game not over