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NBA: Denver Nuggets, Nate Robinson Agree to 2-Year, $4-M Deal
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NBA: Denver Nuggets, Nate Robinson Agree to 2-Year, $4-M Deal

Jul 22 2013, 6:56pm CDT | by

The Denver Nuggets reached a deal with point guard Nate Robinson for a two-year, $4-million deal on Monday.

Nate Robinson is headed to the Mile High City.  Robinson reached an agreement with the Denver Nuggets for a two-year deal reportedly worth $4.03 million, per the Denver Post's Benjamin Hochman. The...

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NBA: Denver Nuggets, Nate Robinson Agree to 2-Year, $4-M Deal

Jul 22 2013, 6:56pm CDT | by

The Denver Nuggets reached a deal with point guard Nate Robinson for a two-year, $4-million deal on Monday.

Nate Robinson is headed to the Mile High City. 

Robinson reached an agreement with the Denver Nuggets for a two-year deal reportedly worth $4.03 million, per the Denver Post's Benjamin Hochman. The deal is for the bi-annual salary cap exception. 

He tweeted his sentiments shortly thereafter, saying he will miss playing for the Chicago Bulls

"Chicago will always have a place in my heart I'm a miss all my teammates it was a treat playing along side of all of them stand up guys

"I know the nba is a Business but when u build friendships with guys on the team it's hard to say goodbye...Thanks again chitown one love"

Robinson's impending signing is a welcome relief for Nuggets management and fans, who have had to endure an offseason which saw the firing of 2013 NBA Coach of the Year George Karl as well as the departure of former general manager Masai Uriji to the Toronto Raptors, Andre Iguodala to the Golden State Warriors and Corey Brewer to the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Nuggets' latest acquisition should complement the signing of free agent forward-center J.J. Hickson, who played for the Portland Trail Blazers last season, to a three-year deal nearly two weeks ago.

Robinson is projected to see action at both guard spots, joining Andre Iguodala, Ty Lawson, Randy Foye and Evan Fournier in the Denver backcourt. As a member of the Nuggets, he will be reunited with his former New York Knicks teammates Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler

He averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 assists last season with the Bulls. 

 
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J.J. Hickson suspended 5 games for drug violation

Sep 17 2014 3:20pm CDT | Source: SBNation

The Denver Nuggets center will miss the first five games he's able to play. Denver Nuggets center J.J. Hickson will miss five games of the regular season for breaking the NBA's anti-drug policy, the league announced Wednesday. The Denver Post's Chris Dempsey first reported the suspension and added the team is not expected to comment on the matter. The NBA has typically handed out five-game suspensions to punish players for their third marijuana violations, bu ...
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Q+A: Win Butler

Aug 25 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: slamonline

Standing at 6-4, Arcade Fire’s front man Win Butler was once accurately referred to as “a Serbian basketball player” by Tina Fey on an episode of Saturday Night Live. Accurate because Butler is a serious hooper, once beating Toronto Raptors big man, Amir Johnson, in a three point shootout and even more impressive besting noted San Antonio Spurs three-point marksman Matt Bonner in another shootout. Butler played center at New England prep school Phillips Exete ...
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3 weeks ago

Lions Hold Off Kickers For Victory

Aug 23 2014 9:00pm CDT | Source: United Soccer Leagues (USL)

USL PRO Game ReportSaturday, Augustt 23, 2014RICHMOND, Va. – Orlando City SC took a six-point lead at the top of the USL PRO standings, and Kevin Molino scored his record-setting 16th goal of the season, as the Lions took a thrilling 3-2 victory against the Richmond Kickers in front of a rain-soaked crowd of 3,562 at City Stadium on Saturday night. Orlando midfielders Valdmiro Lameira and Molino boosted the visitors to a 2-0 lead within the first 10 minutes on eith ...
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Johnny Stephene Is Handling Life

Aug 20 2014 2:32pm CDT | Source: slamonline

Johnny Stephene, founder of HandleLife, blew up the internet a month ago when he put Teyana Taylor on skates at the Jordan XX9 release event in Las Vegas. But that’s not the only thing he’s done this summer. The Boynton Beach, FL, native also helped 2014 NBA MVP Kevin Durant and Men’s USA National Team member DeMar DeRozan with their handles. He’s worked with Nate Robinson during his comeback from ACL surgery. Brandon Jennings, Paul George, Jamal Crawford and Gilber ...
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4 weeks ago

Nate Robinson Will Be the Denver Nuggets’ Secret Weapon

Aug 19 2014 3:43pm CDT | Source: Rant Sports

For a man who had ACL surgery back in January, Nate Robinson is looking pretty spry. In fact, he posted several videos to his Instagram account of him dunking on his home court in Seattle, Wash. All signs point to him being ready by training camp. For those of you who h ...
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4 weeks ago

Nate Robinson Is Dunking Again (VIDEO)

Aug 16 2014 4:38pm CDT | Source: slamonline

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. The post Nate Robinson Is Dunking Agai ...
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Aug 15 2014 10:08am CDT | Source: slamonline

As told to Franklyn Calle / Portraits Ahmed Klink You may have heard of me from the mixtape videos that have been going around the Internet recently. There’s definitely a difference in the way people approach me because of the videos, some positive and some negative. I use the negativity as a way to push me and I use the positivity as a reason to continue to do well. When I see that other kids and even adults tell me that my game inspires them, it pushes me to want to achieve the maximum. ...
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7 weeks ago

Isaiah Thomas Felt “Disrespected” By Kings

Jul 24 2014 12:11pm CDT | Source: dime mag

Maybe because 5-9 point guard Isaiah Thomas was the last pick (N0. 60) in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Kings just couldn’t see past his height and a lack of hype after coming out of the University of Washington. Like fellow Pacific Northwest guard, Nate Robinson, Thomas kept surprising prognosticators who didn’t think he had […] The post Isaiah Thomas Felt “Disrespected” By Kings appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NB ...
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