November 9, 2001

Above the Rim With Steve Nash

Nov. 9, 2001

Jodie Valade
Dallas Morning News

Question: What's the deal with the hair? When was the last time you got a haircut?

Answer: The last time I got a real haircut was [long pause] ... April.

Question: Why so long?

Answer: I don't know. I just didn't feel like it.

Question: Is it a statement?

Answer: No, not at all. I just haven't had it cut in a long time. I don't know why.

Question: You've had a lot of publicity for relationships with celebrities like Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) and actress Elizabeth Hurley. Does that bother you when people pry into your personal life?

Answer: I don't really care. I don't read the paper or watch TV, so I don't hear that much about it.

Question: So are you dating anyone famous right now?

Answer: No. No one.

Question: I know you're a big soccer fan and you like to play. What was your best soccer experience?

Answer: I got to train with my favorite team, the Tottenham Spurs. It was one of the best days of my life. It was a real thrill. I did the warm-up drills with them and the finishing drills. They were great to me.

Question: Did you score in the finishing drills?

Answer: Yes, I did.

Question: What did that feel like?

Answer: It was amazing. You're there with all your heroes. To score, it was great.