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Steve Nash now fourth in assists

Updated: February 21, 2013, 1:10 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- On the night the Los Angeles Lakers honored the late Jerry Buss, the architect of "Showtime," Steve Nash passed the legendary point guard in charge of those run-and-gun teams.

With seven assists in the Lakers' 113-99 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, Nash leapfrogged Magic Johnson for fourth place on the NBA's all-time assists list.

"It's crazy," Nash said. "I definitely didn't see that coming when I was 15 years old. What can I say? It's almost embarrassing. ...

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