as mentioned in The Sevens will now be adding 10-year NBA veteran Nate Robinson to the team, according to D-League Digest’s Adam Johnson:The Delaware 87ers have claimed NBA veteran Nate Robinson off waivers, league source tells @DLeagueDigest.
The Delaware 87ers have never been an organization to shy away from picking up some high profile guards.
Three-time dunk contest champ Nate Robinson is determined to get another shot in the NBA pic.twitter.com/aSKGMCcBf5 — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 2, 2017By joining the Sevens, Robinson should have the opportunity to prove whether or not he’s still capable of playing at a high level.
Robinson has been out of professional basketball since his brief stint overseas, but made it clear he’s desperate for another shot at the NBA.
In recent years, Robinson has struggled to solidify a spot on an NBA roster.
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Delaware 87ers Acquire 11-Year NBA Vet Nate Robinson
A collegiate standout at Washington, Robinson was a two-time Pac-12 All-Tournament Team selection (2004, 2005), NABC All-American Third Team selection (2005), AP All-American Third Team selection (2005), Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award winner (2005), Great Alaska Shootout Most Outstanding player (2005) and Pac-12 All-Freshman Team selection (2003).
WILMINGTON, DE – FEBRUARY 8, 2017 – The Delaware 87ers today announced that the team has acquired NBA veteran and three-time NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion Nate Robinson.
Robinson (5-9, 180) won NBA Slam Dunk Contests in 2006, 2009 and 2010.
He averaged 14 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals per game in his college career.
He most recently played in 2015-16 for Hapoel Tel Aviv of the Israeli Basketball Premier League, where he averaged 16 points, three assists, two rebounds and two steals per game.
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Delaware 87ers acquire former NBA guard Nate Robinson
Green listened and went on to set the record for most three-pointers made in the NBA Finals in 2013.
“He’s always the cup-is-half-full kind of guy,” Popovich said.
During the Spurs’ trip to Philadelphia on Wednesday, head coach Gregg Popovich, and players alike, raved about Brown’s 11-plus seasons with the organization.
Spurs guard Patty Mills, who also played for Brown on the Australian national team, was struck by his family values.
That season a rookie guard from Argentina and former 57th pick was joining the organization after years of international experience.
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