Found January 31, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Robinson was a late Bulls addition this season and said he wasn’t concerned before Thibodeau contacted him as he thought he’d play in the NFL this season if he didn’t land with and NBA. It’s Nate’s world. ”I was going to (try for a) tryout (with the Seahawks) and play football,” said Robinson. “If no team wanted me for basketball I was going to play football.” Robinson at the U. of Washington also played football and was a cornerback. He made a famous interception against Washington State when they were ranked No. 3 in an eventual triple overtime win. via Bulls.com
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Video: Nate Robinson dunks on the Bucks, Stacey King goes crazy

Former Celtic and NBA Dunk Contest champ Nate Robinson had a pretty sweet dunk during last night's Bulls-Bucks game. Stacey King (who played 5 games for the C's), was doing commentary on the game and goes nuts after Nate's dunk, mentioning that he has been waiting for little Nate Robinson to dunk this year. I would love to see Nate Robinson in the dunk contest this year...

Nate Robinson Dunks Vs. Bucks

Nate Robinson explodes to the rim for a one handed dunk off a back door cut during the Bulls victory over the Bucks on Wednesday evening. It was the 5’9” 3x dunk champion’s first dunk since the 2010-2011 season as he is heard yelling after the throw down “I want my money” to Rip Hamilton who he made a bet with that he would have one this year:

How Good Is This Bulls Team?

The Chicago Bulls entered this season with a dark cloud hanging over their heads.  Derrick Rose was unavailable until further notice. Crucial role players, including C.J. Watson, John Lucas III, Ronnie Brewer, and Omer Asik had all left to pursue more money, and more playing time, elsewhere.  The year had already been a dry one in Chicago. The Cubs finished with fewer than 70 wins...

Bulls' Noah out with plantar fasciitis

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was sidelined for Friday's game against Brooklyn because of plantar fasciitis, according to CSNChicago.com, and it's unclear how long he will be out. Noah had this same problem in 2009-2010 as well. Plantar fasciitis is a condition that affects the bottom of the foot. Noah is averaging 12.1 points and 11.3 rebounds this season, both of...

Bulls 104, Bucks 88

Nate Robinson scored 16 of his 24 points in the second quarter, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 104-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night. Jimmy Butler, a second-year pro from Marquette, had 18 points and five rebounds in a return to the arena where he played college basketball. Samuel Dalembert had 14 points and a season-high 13 rebounds for the Bucks. Ersan Ilyasova...

Bulls G Hinrich to have right elbow examined

Guard Kirk Hinrich has returned to Chicago to have his right elbow examined, and the Bulls also played without center Joakim Noah and forward Carlos Boozer when they faced the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night. Hinrich has been hampered by injuries for much of the season. He is averaging 7.0 points in 40 games. He started Chicago's 104-88 victory at Milwaukee on Wednesday and finished...

British basketball earns Olympic funding reprieve

The plea from Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng to British Prime Minister David Cameron has worked: Funding will be restored to the country's Olympic basketball program. Britain's men's and women's basketball squads were told in December they'd receive no funding for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. UK Sport distributes the money and on Friday said basketball...

Bulls' Hinrich to miss game with elbow injury

Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich has returned to Chicago to have his right elbow examined, and he will not play in the Bulls' game against Brooklyn on Friday, the team announced. He will be evaluated by Bulls head team physician Dr. Brian Cole. Hinrich's status will be determined after that examination. Hinrich has started all 40 games in which he has played this season...

Derrick Rose Taking Full Contact

Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Wednesday that Derrick Rose is now taking “full contact” and the only thing left in his return from ACL surgery is putting in more time and then getting acclimated to a game situation. “He’s full contact, yeah,” Thibodeau said before Wednesday’s morning shoot-around as the Bulls prepared to face the Milwaukee Bucks. “He can...

Nate Robinson Thought About Trying Out For Seahawks Last Summer

There are several athletes in the major pro sports that we talk about in terms of what it would be like if they played another sport. A lot of the time the question revolves around basketball players transitioning to the NFL or vice versa.  Some of those athletes were great in dual sports and think about making the jump. Chicago Bulls point guard Nate Robinson was once an All American...

Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 51 vs. the Bulls

Celtics (37-13) vs. Chicago (18-33) January 29, 1980 Chicago Stadium The Celtics continued to build some momentum before the All Star break with a 103-99 victory in Chicago over Jerry Sloan’s Bulls.     The win was anything but easy.  A 23-minue delay in the third quarter due to a broken clock allowed Bill Fitch some extra time to devise a plan to pick apart the Bulls’ defense...

Bulls finally beat Bucks in third attempt

MILWAUKEE -- There would be no comeback this time. After surrendering double-digits leads in their last two losses against Milwaukee, the Chicago Bulls put a halt to every attempt at a surge Wednesday, holding on to beat the Bucks 104-88 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Nate Robinson scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the second quarter, and five other Bulls players scored...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.