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Steve Nash eligible for 15% bonus if traded
Steve Nash eligible for 15% bonus if traded

Should the Lakers look to trade Steve Nash before his final season of a three-year, $27-million contract, the veteran point guard would receive a 15% trade bonus. Nash is set to earn $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season — a trade would land him an additional $1.5 million ($11.2 million in total salary).   It would be the Lakers' responsibility to pay the 40-year old guard's bonus, not Nash's new team. Acquired by the Lakers in 2012 from the Phoenix Suns, Nash has missed 99 of 164 regular-season games (60.4%) over two seasons with knee, back and hamstring issues. Holding the seventh pick in Thursday's NBA draft, the Lakers has discussed trade options with...

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