May 15, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Chicago Bulls point guard Nate Robinson (2) dribbles during the first half against the Miami Heat in game five of the second round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Nate Robinson signs with Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets agreed to sign free-agent guard Nate Robinson to a two-year $4.03 million contract, according to the Denver Post.

Robinson, 29, played in a career-high 82 games last season for the Chicago Bulls, averaging 13.1 points and 4.4 assists per game and 40.5 percent from three-point range. The 5-foot-9 Robinson, filled in for an injured Derrick Rose and helped lead the Bulls to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

During the playoffs, Robinson averaged 16.3 points and 4.4 assists per game. The Bulls will look to guards Marquis Teague and newly signed Mike Dunleavy, Jr. for production off the bench next season in Robinson’s role.

His offensive, explosive playing style off the bench will look to benefit Denver in a similar role as he will play behind point guard Ty Lawson.

The Nuggets will be Robinson’s sixth team since being drafted by the New York Knicks in the 2005 NBA Draft with the 21st overall pick. During his eight year career he has spent time with Knicks, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, and Bulls.

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