- Date of Birth:
- May 31, 1984
- 5' 9"
Nate Robinson (born Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson in Seattle, Washington on May 31, 1984) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the University of Washington and was the 21st pick in the 2005 NBA draft. He has played for the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, OK City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls and Denver Nuggets. He has most recently played for Hapoel Tel Aviv of the Israeli Basketball Premier League. In June 2016, he tried out for the Seattle Seahawks.
Best Known For:
Nate is known for being the NBA’s first three-time slam dunk champion and one of the shortest players in the NBA.
Nate’s father, Jacque Robinson, played professional football for the Buffalo Bills and the Philadelphia Eagles. He has three three children, Navyi, Nahmier and Ny’ale, with his high school sweetheart, Sheena Felitz.