Diminutive point guard Nate Robinson will no longer be seen in action for the Denver Nuggets this season after he underwent an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgery in his left knee.
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The 5’9 explosive point guard suffered the injury last Wednesday on their game against Charlotte, where he is starting in place for another injured guard Ty Lawson. The injury was initially diagnosed as a sprain only.
The Nuggets will miss Robinson’s 10.4 points, 2.5 (–foul word(s) removed–)ists production in 19.4 minutes of play in his 44 games for the team.
Robinson, who is playing his sixth team in the league, was signed last July by Denver after his impressive stint with Rose-less Chicago Bulls last season.
The 29-year-old Nate Robinson was born in Seattle and played college basketball at the University of Washington. He was the 21st pick during the 2005 National Basketball (–foul word(s) removed–)ociation (NBA) Draft.
Nate Robinson played for NBA Teams New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors and the Chicago Bulls as a starting and backup point guard. Although he is not that tall enough, Nate Robinson’s career highlights is his title as the first three-time NBA slam dunk champion.