Nate Robinson is an American professionalplayer in basketball. He is the only 3-time slam-dunk champion. In 2005 he won the prestigious award "Francis Pomeroy Naismith". In 2013, he helped the "Chicago Bulls" go into the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Several times he was recognized as the "Best Player of the Week" and "Best Sportsman of the Country".
Fans and rivals call it"Explosive and unpredictable." All are fighting on the spot with their technique of playing Nate Robinson (whose growth is 1.75 meters). And what do you say when you find out more about this brilliant athlete ?!
Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson was born on May 31, 1984, in Seattle, Washington. At a young age, he dreamed of becoming a champion.
For training he went to Renier High SchoolRich. In the first year I began to play football under the guidance of coach Mark Haley. In 2002, he brought his team Rainier Beach High School in the second round of the playoffs.
For his success in football, he received many awards(for "running back" and for "wide reception"). He was named the State Player of the Year in Washington. Nate Robinson led his team to the seventh position of the national rating USA Today. In addition, in 2001 he was named the "football player of the year" and received the status of SuperPrep All-American. He was recognized as the best sportsman of the country.
He showed outstanding achievements in both lightathletics, setting a national record, running 110 meters with obstacles in 13.85 seconds. After graduating from high school, he was offered a scholarship at the University of Washington.
Robinson had a successful collegiate career: led the Washington Husky at the NCAA basketball tournament. At the end of the season, his team was named third in the "Associated Press" poll, and Nate was included in the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
His college football game was alsois brilliant. Especially remember his interception in the last minutes of the match in 2002 for the Cup against the "Washington Pumas". It was he who helped the team win the game in triple overtime.
When Robinson turned 21, he signedcontract with the NBA and began to play for the team "New York Knicks". He was rightly called the "rookie of the year", because the result, on average, was 9.3 points and 2.0 pickups per game.
During the 2005-2006 season, Nate became a participant in thephysical altercations between teammates - Jerome James and Malik Rose. Coach Larry Brown for these incidents lowered Robinson to the NBA Development League. He was included in the list of inactive players for 10 games.
On December 16, 2006, Nate was one of the main participants in the fight between Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks players. For this he again was not allowed to play.
He competed in Slam Dunk Contest 2007 to defend his title in 2006, and came in second after Gerald Green.
In the NBA Summer League 2007, Nate led his team to record "5-0" and won the title of "Most Valuable Player", along with such future "stars" as Al Thornton, Greg Oden, La Marcus Aldridge and Durant.
On February 14, 2009, the contest "Sprite Slam Dunk 2009" wins.
Nate Robinson firmly established in the rotation of the "Knicks"under the guidance of the new coach Mike De Anthony. The 2008-2009 season was the best in his career as a basketball player. Thanks to his energy and amazing technique, he even became a favorite among fans at Madison Square Garden.
In 2010, Robinson signed a contract with the "Boston Celtics". In the second quarter of the season 2010-2011 scored 13 points.
In 2011, he was sold to Oklahoma City Thunder, and in 2012 - to the Golden State Warriors.
In 2012, he became a player of the Chicago Bulls. Thanks to his brilliant technique, he was declared the "Player of the Week" in February 2013.
In 2015, he signed a contract for a period of 1 year with the team "New Orleans Pelicans".
With his future wife, Nate met in high school. Now the couple had three beautiful children: sons Nahmir (2004) and Neil Cameron (2006), daughter Naivi Kayann (2009).
In 2014, he publishes the book "Heart is more important than growth," in which he talks about his youth, his football career and those people whose meeting changed his life.
In conclusion, we can say that Nate Robinson -the legendary basketball player. His sports feats will never be forgotten by the fans. He became the best athlete in the history of Washington State and veteran of the NBA, earning 22.4 million dollars. His technique of playing is driving the rivals Nate Robinson (jump up - 110 cm). However, his ingenious playfulness and unpredictable behavior always leads to victory.