I really don’t think it’s a big issue anymore. I think it would be surprisingly accepted, and a shorter shelf life than maybe we would imagine. I think the time has come when it should happen soon. I think it will be something that won’t take on this life of its own. It won’t be the O. J. trial.
Nash lives in Manhattan when he’s not in Phoenix playing for the Suns. In 2006, Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Earlier this month, Phoenix Sun’s Phoenix Suns president and chief executive Rick Welts announced he is gay.