Nate Robinson Quotes.
Fans are awesome.
As a kid growing up, I wanted the Allen Iverson shoes that came out, the Questions. My dad got them for me, so I was excited about that.
God blessed me with a lot of heart and no height, and I’ll take that any day.
My least favorite subject? Uh… I didn’t have a least favorite subject because, I mean, high school is so much fun.
I had to, … Tie my suit up, tie my tie and just get downstairs to my car as fast as I could, so nobody could see me.
I am a diehard Seahawks fan because I’m born and raised in Seattle.
It was just weird. Once you get the ball and you get in a situation, it’s like haywire, everything goes crazy, and everybody’s running around. You don’t know who to pass it to or what to do. So Coach said just slow down and just make the right play. I tried to get the best look I could at the basket.
My dad said, ‘Stay humble, and you gotta work harder than everybody else.’ My mom said, ‘Always be yourself.’ She always told me only God can judge me.
Mike D’Antoni was a cool coach, but he was just a bad person. He can coach. He was just mean for no reason.
My mom is probably the only person shorter than me that I’m scared of. Still to this day. She’s, like, five-two, maybe.
Now I’ve probably got to be more aggressive and pick up where [Marbury] left off, but I’m just going to take it how it comes. I’m not going to force it. I’m going to let the game come to me.
I remember back in the day, when Jordan wore the 7s, something magical always happened. He always performed at high levels, but it was something different when he laced up the 7s. Some of the Jordans still have that juice that MJ left in them, and the 7 is one of them.
I love for the crowd to feed off me, and I try to make my teammates feed off me.
I always wanted to play with Kobe Bryant. I used to tease him all the time. Every time I was a free agent, I was like, ‘What’s up, bro? You got a chance to get the pit that you need. You feel me? This is your chance.’
I love basketball, but I miss football every time I watch it.
It was a great idea from my teammate Jamal Crawford. He kept telling me to jump over Spud, so we decided to call him and he was more than willing to participate with me. I just thank God for him.
When I was younger, I was a bit of a feisty fighter type of guy. That’s something my father told me as I was becoming a man: ‘You don’t go picking fights, but you don’t run from any of them.’ And I was more afraid of my father than anybody else I had to fight.
The NBA is all politics. It’s about who you know.
Actually, I’m 5-8 and change without shoes. With shoes, 5-9.
You don’t have to be the biggest, tallest, strongest guy to do whatever you want to do. You can do anything. There’s tall doctors, short doctors. It doesn’t matter. You don’t have to be the tallest guy to play the sport of basketball, football or whatever you want to play.
I’ve got the best shoe guy in the business.
There’s so many kids in the world who are told, ‘You can’t do this, you can’t do that.’ Those are all put-downs. I’m all about pick-ups. You have to pick people up and pay it forward.
I’ve watched all (of Webb’s) dunks on tape. I talked to him about what his preparations were going into the dunk contest. He just said he practiced a couple of days before. That’s what I did. I practiced for two weeks, I know my routine, and I’m going to go in there, and I’m not going to shy away from it.
I observed the way Dee and Deron played at the Nike Camp [in Indianapolis]. They share the ball well; I mean, they average about 13 points apiece and they could both score 20 — they do what they have to do to help the team.
In college, the fans cheer the whole game, from start to finish. In the NBA it’s really laid back.
I’m going to be me, regardless of anything.
I don’t like one-foot jumpers like LeBron James. It looks better jumping off two feet. Every time Michael Jordan jumped off two feet, it looked so much better.
We’re a competitive family – we compete in everything we do: playing cards; if we’re walking down the street, we want to be the first one down the block.
I ran track for my school. I played football, but I didn’t play for my high school; I played for a little league team.
Guys back in the day, we didn’t have wallets. I never kept my money in my pocket; my money always went in my sock. My key my mom gave me, I put it in my sock – whatever it was.