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5’9″ NBA Legend Nate Robinson Makes a Shocking Claim About His Health: ‘I know that I don’t have long’

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Former NBA Star who announced renal kidney failure diagnosis a couple of years ago made a very concerning claim about his health.
Nate Robinson reveals that he is still looking for a doner and is fully dependent of weekly dialysis for survival.

NBA legend Nate Robinson Gives a Health Update

Nate hasn’t appeared a lot in the media ever since he announced the kidney failure diagnosis. In a recent media interview, he said, ‘I know that I don’t have long if I can’t get a kidney,’.

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‘I know I’m not going to have long to live. So I just want to make the best of it as much as I can.’

 

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He continued, ‘Some people’s body reject dialysis. And thank God that mine accepts it and I can live… if I didn’t go to dialysis, I wouldn’t live probably longer than a week or two. So it’s serious, can’t miss a day. I go in for four hours, three days a week, four hours a day. And they clean my blood to get my toxins out. And they help me out a lot because that’s how I’m living.’

Nate Robinson in the NBA

Robinson has a sparkling NBA career spanned over a decade, during which he played for multiple teams. He started his career with the New York Knicks in 2005 and played there until 2010. Despite his height of 5-foot-9-inch, which is considered short by NBA standards, Robinson made a significant impact on the court1. He averaged 11.0 points, 3.0 assists, and 2.3 rebounds in 618 regular-season games. Robinson’s career was marked by several notable achievements. He became the NBA’s first three-time slam dunk champion in 2010. His other accolades include being a Venezuelan League champion (2017) and Venezuelan League Grand Final MVP (2017).

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Abhishek is a veteran journalist who covers the sport of MMA, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Arm-wrestling, Boxing and Pop Culture. His passion for Combat Sports began when he first saw the highlights of boxing legends like Manny Pacquiao, Arturo Gatti, Miguel Cotto etc.
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