Steve Blake is a former professional basketball player. Steve Blake grew up in Miami Florida and would go on to play ont the same high school basketball team with future NBA player Udonis Haslem. Blake attened Oak Hill Acadmey for his senior year of high school. After high school, Blake attended the University of Maryland. Blake was the team's starter from the first game of his freshman year and was the first ACC player to compile 1,000 points, 800 assists, 400 rebounds and 200 steals. He finished his career 5th in NCAA all-time career assists with 972. Widely known for his superb passing ability, Blake helped lead the Terrapins to a Final Four appearance (2001) and the 2002 NCAA championship.
After winning the 2002 NCAA Championship with Maryland, Blake was selected by the Washington Wizards with the 38th overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft. Over his 13-year NBA career, Blake played for the Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons, and had three different stints with the Portland Trail Blazers. Blake tied an NBA record in 2009 with 14 assists in the first quater alone, one of his most notable records.
On September 27, 2017, Blake was reported to have joined the Portland Trail Blazers as a coaching intern. For the 2018–19 season, Blake was promoted to an on-court assistant for the Trail Blazers. On June 26, 2019, Blake was hired as an assistant coach for the Phoenix Suns. Blake is a devout Christian who is known for being outspkoen about his faith.