The New Jersey Nets will acquire Clifford Robinson from Golden State later Monday in exchange for two future second-round picks and a Nets trade exception worth roughly $5 million, according to league sources.
At this stage of his career, Robinson is a defensive specialist who can guard big men of various sizes and still occupy defenses occasionally with his shooting range. Minnesota's Kevin Garnett once described Robinson as "hands-down the best defensive player in the league."
2004-2005 SEASON STATISTICS GM PPG RPG APG FG% FT% 42 8.5 2.7 1.8 .398 .603
I saw the Warriors play the other day when they were down here to play the Hornets and Robinson is really not much on the scoring, decent defender. That being said, the Warriors scored 108 points that night and lost by 3.
Also, Where did you get those waving flags for a signature? I'd love to find them for myself, they're a great addition.
After the Hakeem disaster (which I totally called it the day he signed while the media here was gushing about it) I'm thinking the Raptors might (and should be) a little reluctant to give an aging big man with injury problems who's in his late 30s...