City Sports Report

Photo Recap of Steve Nash Showdown

Steve Nash Hosts Steve Nash Showdown (Photo by Lisa Murray)

All photos by Lisa Murray

The Steve Nash Foundation Showdown took play on Wednesday, June 26, 2014, in New York City.  The event, in it’s seventh year, features stars of the NBA and soccer world.  The teams were coached by Hasan Salihamidzic (6-time German Bundesliga champion, Bayern Munich) and Charley Ludi (Novara Calcio) for the red team and Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers coached the black team.  The players on the victorius black team included Simone Sandri (Showdown Co-Founder), Steve Nash (Showdown Co-Founder and Los Angeles Lakers) Alessandro Noselli (New York Cosmos), Kyle Martino (Columbus Crew & Los Angeles Galaxy), Mason Plumlee (Brooklyn Nets), Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City), Richie Williams (U.S. Men’s National Under 17 Coach), Bobby Perez (Steve Nash Foundation Prizeo Winner), Enrico Zanus, and Giovanni Bartolli.

The red team featured Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks), Giuseppe Rossi (Fiorentina), Wilson Chandler (Denver Nuggets), Jean Paul Pineda (Rangers Chilean Premier League), Jason Kreis (New York City FC), Tomas Pina Isla (Villarreal CF), Miles Joseph (New York City FC), Mike Quadrino and Marc Stein (ESPN’s Soccer Today).

Below is our photo recap of the event by Lisa Murray.

 

Derrel Jazz Johnson Interviewing Wilson Chandler (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Derrel Jazz Johnson Interviewing Wilson Chandler (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki Showing He is a Man of Many Talents (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki Showing He is a Man of Many Talents (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki Playing in Steve Nash Showdown (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki Playing in Steve Nash Showdown (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki Running Up Soccer Field (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki Running Up Soccer Field (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki, Mason Plumlee and Steve Nash Compete (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki, Mason Plumlee and Steve Nash Compete (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Steve Nash Takes His Soccer Play Seriously (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Steve Nash Takes His Soccer Play Seriously (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki at Steve Nash Showdown (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki at Steve Nash Showdown (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Steve Nash Displays Dribbling Ability (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Steve Nash Displays Dribbling Ability (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Steve Nash Defends (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Steve Nash Defends (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki Enjoying the Steve Nash Showdown (Photo by Lisa Murray)

Dirk Nowitzki Enjoying the Steve Nash Showdown (Photo by Lisa Murray)

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