Found July 30, 2013 on
Well I didn’t see that one coming.
A few days ago we reported that Denver Nuggets point guard Nate Robinson, was switching his jersey number to 10, in honor of the best soccer player in the world Lionel Messi.
Well somehow, the Argentinian heard of Robinson’s tribute, and posted a message of support on his Facebook account to Lil Nate, according to the guys at The Basketball Jones.
Hey man, what a great surprise to see you are using the number 10. Welcome to the #10Team – Nate Robinson, wishing you the best on your next season with the Nuggets #NateBigFan
This is kind of incredible, Messi, a global superstar, took time out of his day to give a NBA role player, (although a pretty popular one) a shout out. The power of the internet.
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With the news that Nate Robinson will be playing with the Denver Nuggets, he will be on his sixth team during his NBA career and it appears that Nate will be switching up his number choice.
The fine folks over at Denver Stiffs decided to talk to Nate about the reason behind his number change and he provided, a very Nate-like response:
Nate Robinson on wearing the No. 10 next season...
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Nate Robinson recently said he’d be wearing No. 10 this season with the Nuggets to honor Lionel Messi, and it turns out the Argentine soccer star approves, posting a message on his Facebook page to wish Nate luck this season, adding “Welcome to the #10Team.”
Hey man, what a great surprise to see you are using the number 10. Welcome to the #10Team - Nate Robinson...
Who's up for some dunks, eh?
These belong to JaVale McGee of the Denver Nuggets, who is spending part of his offseason playing in the Drew League and, by the looks of things, obliterating it:
Not bad for a guy who earlier this year was called "lazy and crazy" by his own head coach.
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Lionel Messi is excited to see Nate Robinson sporting No. 10 with the Denver Nuggets in honor of the FC Barcalona god.
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