Kevin Nash was basketball’s loss and wrestling’s acquire. Earlier than forging a path as one of many iconic figures within the WWE, Nash had aspirations of sometime taking part in within the NBA.
Nash, who turned a legend within the wrestling world as “Diesel,” spent three years with the College of Tennessee within the SEC. An incident in his faculty days, nonetheless, compelled him to surrender his basketball desires.
The massive man reportedly obtained into an altercation with former coach Don DeVoe, who allegedly blamed Nash for his or her loss to Kentucky. After his jersey was supposedly “grabbed” by the top coach, Nash “b***hsmacked him.”
The dust-up in the end modified his life as he left faculty after that. He tried to maintain his dream alive by taking part in basketball abroad, however a debilitating knee harm ultimately took him out of the hoops world.
A number of years after engaged on a wide range of jobs, Kevin Nash debuted within the WCW as “Metal.”