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Prospect Profile:
Nate Robinson

Full Name: Nathaniel Robinson
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 5-9 / 180
Birthdate: May 31, 1984 (Seattle, Wash.)
High School: Logan HS (Oakland, Calif.), then Rainier Beach HS (Seattle, Wash.)
College: Washington
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2002-03 23 10 120 260 .462 41 57 .719 19 74 .257 89 52 26 0 300 13.0
2003-04 31 21 138 309 .447 87 102 .853 46 130 .354 121 84 53 3 409 13.2
2004-05 35 35 188 406 .463 136 174 .782 62 161 .385 135 159 61 6 574 16.4
Totals 89 66 446 975 .457 264 333 .793 127 365 .348 345 295 140 9 1283 14.4

An early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft. Originally an early entry candidate for the 2004 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration. Participated in the 2004 NBA Pre-Draft Camp in Chicago.

Career Highlights: Named Third Team All-American by AP and NABC as a junior. Earned First Team All-Pac-10 honors his sophomore and junior seasons. Finished collegiate career as Washington’s 18th all-time leading scorer with 1,283 points. Also ranks fourth all-time in three-point field goals made with 127 and third in steals with 140. Originally signed with Washington to play football before deciding to concentrate on basketball prior to his sophomore year.

Junior (2004-05): Ranked sixth in the Pac-10 in scoring (16.4 ppg) and fourth in assists (4.5 apg). Total of 159 assists was the third-highest single season total in school history. Led team in scoring 14 times, in rebounding five times, and in assists 12 times. Set season-high with 29 points vs. Utah in the Great Alaska Shootout. Scored 22 points and dished out eight assists at Gonzaga. Registered 15 points, eight rebounds, and eight assists vs. Oregon State. Tallied 22 points and seven assists vs. Arizona. Matched season-high with 29 points vs. Arizona State in the first round of the Pac-10 Tournament. Led team with 23 points vs. Pacific in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Sophomore (2003-04): Led the team in scoring (13.2 ppg), steals (53) and free throw shooting (.853). Posted career-high 31 points on 11-for-15 shooting vs. Arizona. Scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half at Oregon State. Dished out season-high seven assists vs. UCLA in the first round of the Pac-10 Tournament. Tallied 20 points, six rebounds and five assists vs. Arizona in the Pac-10 Tournament Semifinals. Paced team with 27 points vs. UAB in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Freshman (2002-03): Led the team in scoring (13.0 ppg). Joined the team after the conclusion of football season and started the final 10 games of the year. Scored in double figures 17 times with a season-high of 20 points vs. Arizona State. Tallied 19 points, six rebounds and four assists at Santa Clara.

Strengths: Explosive athlete who can get into the lane almost at will. Able to finish at the rim due to tremendous physical strength and jumping ability. Plays the game at high speeds and rarely gets tired.

Personal: Is the oldest of seven siblings. Father, Jacque Robinson, played running back at Washington and in the NFL. Accumulated two interceptions, 34 total tackles and 103 yards on kickoff returns as a true freshman defensive back during the 2002 football season for Washington. Favorite book is The Cat in the Hat.