Robinson remains a Net
East Rutherford, NJ (Sports Network) – The New Jersey Nets have come to terms
on a new contract with forward Clifford Robinson.
Terms of the deal were undisclosed for the unrestricted free agent, but
Robinson’s signing should become official in the next few days.
Robinson was suspended for five games after violating the terms of the
league’s anti-drug program and missed the final three contests of the Eastern
Conference semifinals against the Miami Heat.
Robinson averaged 6.9 points and 3.3 rebounds per contest with the Nets last
season. He was acquired by New Jersey from Golden State in the middle of the
The Nets also requested waivers on guard Zoran Planinic Friday. Last season
with New Jersey, the former first-round pick averaged just 3.4 points and 1.3
rebounds per game. Taken 22nd overall in 2003, Planinic averaged 3.8 points,
1.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 148 games over three seasons.
Named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team twice (2001-02 & 1999-00), Robinson
won the 1992-93 NBA Sixth Man Award when he played for Portland.