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Steve Nash’s game-used Los Suns jersey from Cinco de Mayo game hits auction block for charity by Chris Olds

By CHRIS OLDS | Beckett Media

Phoenix Suns star Steve Nash might be best known right now for his gutsy on-court performance against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Sunday where he scored 20 points with his right eye swollen shut.

But let’s not forget that he’s a two-time league MVP and one of those eccentric personalities that leagues are so desperate for — you know, ones that fans just can’t help but pay attention to. (Oh, and VitaminWater, anyone?)

And he’s also one of those players who is active within his community and with charity endeavors, and the latest from Beckett Select Auctions is one that’s already getting noticed.

It’s his game-used “Los Suns” jersey (and shoes) from the team’s game on Cinco De Mayo last week — a 110-102 victory in which he scored 19 points and had six assists — and the proceeds from the auction benefit The Steve Nash Foundation. After just a few hours on the block, it’s grabbed seven bids and is has topped $1,000 — an amount that won’t be that low for long as the fully certified jersey is linked to a specific memorable game in what could be a championship run in Phoenix. (Perhaps the only thing that could top it right now in significance? His bloody Game 4 jersey…)

It’s the latest offering for serious collectors through Beckett Media’s partnership with BDA Sports Management to offer unique game-worn and autographed memorabilia obtained directly from some of the top stars in the game today. Besides, Nash, other BDA players with memorabilia available through Beckett Select include Baron Davis, Brandon Jennings, Greg Oden, Darren Collison and Jordan Hill. Game-used shoes and jerseys will be among the items on the auction block on a regular basis.

To view the auction, click here.

For more on BDA auctions, click here.

For more on Beckett Select Auctions, click here.

Chris Olds is the editor of Beckett Baseball. Have a comment, question or idea? Send an e-mail to him at colds@beckett.com. Follow him on Twitter by clicking here.

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