Nathaniel Cornelius Nate Robinson (born May 31, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA.
Born in Seattle, Robinson played college basketball at the University of Washington in Seattle and was the 21st pick in the 2005 NBA Draft. Before signing with the Bulls, Robinson was a point guard for the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Golden State Warriors. Robinson is the NBA’s first three-time slam dunk champion.
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On July 31, 2012, Robinson signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls. On February 4, 2013, Robinson was announced as the Eastern Conference Player of the Week, after averaging 17.8 points, 6.8 assists, and 2.5 steals in a 4 game span. Robinson averaged 13.1 points per game with the Bulls during the regular season. On April 27, 2013, Robinson scored 34 points in Game 4 of a first round series against the Brooklyn Nets, including a personal 12-0 run over a period of 1:42 late in regulation, nearly erasing a 14-point deficit. The Bulls eventually won the game in triple overtime.
The Nuggets have agreed to sign free-agent guard Nate Robinson to a two-year $4 million contract, according to Yahoo! Sports and USA Today Sports.