Nate Robinson (born May 31, 1984) is an NBA
player. He was the 21st overall selection of the
2005 NBA Draft, chosen by the Phoenix Suns before
being traded to the New York Knicks with Quentin
Richardson for Kurt Thomas (basketball
player)|Kurt Thomas. Robinson played college
basketball at the University of Washington.
Listed at 5'9" (1.75 m) but in reality 5'7" (1.70
m), Robinson is one of the smallest players in the
NBA, with only a few players his height or
shorter. However, despite his size, Robinson is
known as an explosive dunker, and footage of a
slam dunk he made during the summer league games
was posted on nba.com.
Robinson also played college football and was a
highly touted return man.