So, it was only fitting that the franchise which drafted the late-blooming point guard with the 15th pick in the 1996 draft recognized the 41-year-old for his unparalleled contributions to the organization.
The Suns inducted Nash into their Ring of Honor on Friday during the team's game versus the Portland Trail Blazers.
Here is a collection of photos, videos, and quotes from the commemorative ceremonies.
Nash led the Suns to their best record in franchise history in 2004-05, and earned back-to-back league MVP honors for his excellence in 2004-05 and 2005-06.
The British Columbia native is the Suns' all-time leader in assists, 3-point field goals made, and free-throw percentage. He ranks third in games played.
He is the 14th member of the Ring of Honor.