Steve Nash Hosts 6th Annual Showdown 2013

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The LA Lakers point guard joined superstars from across the sports spectrum to raise money for his charity at Sara D. Roosevelt Park in Chinatown on Wednesday

Italian fans show their support outside Sarah D. Roosevelt Park Photo by: J.Amaro/TSD

Players including Stuart Holden, Massimi Ambrosini and Oguchi Onyewu arrive for the match Photo by: J.Amaro/TSD

…along with Sammy Ameobi and Giuseppe Rossi Photo by: J.Amaro/TSD

Bulls forward Joakim Noah towers over the crowd pre-game Photo by: J.Amaro/TSD

Rossi celebrates a goal with Bulls guard Marco Bellinelli Photo by: J.Amaro/TSD

Fiorentina pair Rossi and Ambosini defended by Stuart Holden, Sacha Kljestan, and Noah Photo by: J.Amaro/TSD

NY Knicks point guard Baron Davis supports Team USA from the sidelines Photo by: J.Amaro/TSD

Rossi cruises by Noah Photo by: J.Amaro/TSD

The Showdown's host Steve Nash shows off his skills Photo by: J.Amaro/TSD

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06/27/2013  New York, New York

Team World Lost to Team USA 9-7 in the 6th annual edition of the Steve Nash Showdown in Chinatown at Sarah D. Roosevelt Park in New York City on Thursday.

The Los Angeles Lakers point guard suffered his first ever loss at the charity event as Bulls center Joakim Noah was awarded the Girard-Perregaux MVP trophy for his performance with Team USA.

A host of soccer stars from around the world were joined by several NBA players and other celebrities to play in the charity match hosted by the Steve Nash Foundation to raise money for underprivileged children.

For more information, visit the Showdown’s official homepage.

Rosters:

Team World – Steve Nash, Simone Sandri, Massimo Ambrosini, Marco Bellinelli, Giuseppe Rossi, Emmerson Boyce, Alessandro Savelli, Giovanni Bartocci

Team USA – Joakim Noah, Sacha Kljestan, Sammy Amoebi, Oguchi Onyewu, Richie Williams, Stuart Holden, Mark Stein, Mike Marino

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