HoopsHype Nate Robinson rumors

November 17, 2014 Updates

The Nuggets will go into Monday's game at Cleveland without Danilo Gallinari and Nate Robinson, coach Brian Shaw said Sunday. Gallinari and Robinson are not yet cleared to play in back-to-back games. Robinson is dealing with more nicks and bruises on top of making sure his surgically repaired knee is fully healthy. "Nate and Gallo will be out for sure," Shaw said. "We'll see about J.J. (Hickson)." Denver Post

November 6, 2014 Updates

Arguably the biggest sneakerhead in the NBA, Nate Robinson isn't about that keeping his kicks in the closet life. He's not even saving them for pre and post-game stunting. When Nate gets his hands on a fresh pair, he intends to wear them on the court, just as he did in tonight's game against the Sacramento Kings. While everybody else was parading around in team colored sneakers from their respective brands, Nate was playing in the colorful 'Miro' Air Jordan 7 Retro from 2008. This shoe came dangerously close to making Our (Least) Favorite Colorway of Every Air Jordan list, but we know there's a lot of you out there who disagree. Sole Collector

November 2, 2014 Updates

Player contracts due to expire at the end of this season belong to guard Nate Robinson and forward Darrell Arthur. Both have expressed a desire to return to the team, but both will be unrestricted free agents next summer, free to sign with any team in the league. Meanwhile, Arron Afflalo has a player option for his final season. It will pay him $7.5 million for his last season, and he would be an unrestricted free agent at its end, in 2016. Or he could opt out of the final year and become an unrestricted free agent next summer. Denver Post

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Veteran point guard Nate Robinson is in the final year of a two-year contract worth $4.1 million. Robinson was a huge spark off the bench for the Nuggets last season, averaging 10.4 points and shooting 42 percent before suffering a torn ACL in January. Asked if he'd like to come back to the Nuggets after this season, he said, "I believe so. I'm too old to be moving around too much more. I don't know if I have too many more years doing that. For me, I would love to stay here. I've taken a liking to Denver; it's been fun. The city is great, the fans are great and this team is awesome. I would love to be here if they would love to have me." Denver Post

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Then I would like to say thanks to his beautiful wife, Tori, for sharing him with all of his fans and letting him play a game of basketball for the great city of Seattle at the pro-am on this weekend! Most guys would be lucky to play a game of basketball a week after getting married but Jamal’s wife let him and his friends – Chris Paul, Nate Robinson, LaMarcus Aldridge, Matt Barnes, Tony Wroten, Isaiah Thomas, Dejounte Murray, Wale, Will Conroy – have a pick-up game…at midnight…in front of a few thousand people! That’s love. From wife to husband, husband to fans, fans to the city. It was all love in Seattle last night. Just in case you were wondering who won. Chris Paul’s team beat Crawford’s 136-129 BallIsLife.com

August 17, 2014 Updates

Nate Robinson posted a video on Instagram of himself dunking at his outdoor court in Seattle on Friday with the caption, “New me coming soon.” Very impressive, considering Robinson had surgery to repair his torn left ACL on January 31. SLAM

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Richard Sherman’s charity softball game, which drew over 22,000 spectators at SafeCo Field on Sunday. Participants in the game included Nate Robinson, Lawyer Milloy, Macklemore, Kobe Bryant, Shawn Kemp, Russell Wilson, and a bunch of Sherman’s other Seahawks teammates. Kobe homered and later claimed he hadn’t swung a bat in 20 years, which, more likely than not, was a blatant lie. Sherman also went deep, and that zany Russell Wilson tagged Kobe out at third base with the hidden ball trick. He knows what it takes to win. The Big Lead

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The team already has 12 players with guaranteed contracts for next season, and another — Quincy Miller — whose contract would become guaranteed on opening day next season. Two of those contracts, Nate Robinson's and Darrell Arthur's, are player options. Both have told The Denver Post they plan to stay with the Nuggets next season. Denver Post

March 6, 2014 Updates

Nate Robinson has certainly made the list of the missed. He's around, but not in uniform. The Nuggets' bench has suffered without him. But he'll be back. He promises. Robinson plans to be around at the start of next season. The business end of that means he'll exercise his player option to do so. Robinson signed a two-year deal with the Nuggets last summer, and that second year will pay him $2.1 million in 2014-15. He had never torn an ACL until he did so in January, which knocked him out for the season. So the rehab is all new to him. Denver Post

"Things happen," Robinson said. "God always has a plan for everybody. So, it's just another obstacle that I've got to hop over and keep pushing. But for me, it's going push me to continue to work hard. You can't take your game for granted. It just shows your character. It shows how hard and how bad you really want it. I'm a player that, I love this game. I'm going to come back strong and ready to play." Asked if he'd be ready for training camp in the fall, Robinson said, "Yeah, for sure." His production off the bench has been missed. In 44 games, he averaged 10.4 points in just under 20 minutes and shot 37.7 percent from the 3-point line. Denver Post

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