Nate Robinson Shares His Journey in New Book 'Heart Over Height'

NBA star and three-time slam dunk champ joins author Jon Finkel to present a story that proves that hard work makes dreams happen

NBA star Nate Robinson and writer Jon Finkel, author of The Dadvantage and the Greatest Stars of the NBA series, have teamed up to tell the inspirational story of how a 5’9” hoop dreamer rose to basketball prominence and three slam dunk titles amid the sport of giants.

In his new book Heart Over Height, available today at Amazon, iBooks and StateofNate.com, Robinson shares his motivational story of how he combined dogged determination with unstoppable will to achieve his seemingly impossible goals. In the book, Robinson’s first, he examines the habits of success he mastered that can apply to anyone facing personal obstacles that appear insurmountable.

Throughout the pages of Heart Over Height, Robinson takes fans behind the scenes to the challenges of his childhood as well as his career’s defining moments. Heart Over Height brings to life a story that personifies what it means to persevere.

Starting with Robinson being named both the high school football and basketball Player of the Year in his home state, his surprising selection as the New York Knicks’ first-round draft pick following just two full-time years of playing college basketball and his unprecedented claiming of three NBA Slam Dunk Championships, Nate has defied the odds every step of his journey. His has been the career countless pundits never believed could happen, particularly within a sport dominated by towering athletes.

Having just completed his ninth electrifying season in the NBA, Robinson has proven his doubters wrong. Heart Over Height chronicles the people, places, teams and fans along Nate’s unlikely path that cemented his confidence and made his rise to stardom possible.

Heart Over Height includes interviews with many of Robinson’s greatest influences, including NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas, NBA Slam Dunk Champion Spud Webb and University of Washington Men’s Head Basketball Coach Lorenzo Romar.