Nuggets Trade Nate Robinson to Celtics for Jameer Nelson

by January 14, 2015

According to multiple reports, Boston and Denver have agreed to terms on a trade of point guards Jameer Nelson and Nate Robinson.

The Celtics are expected to cut ties with Robinson, buying out the remainder of his $2.1 million contract.

Per Yahoo! Sports:

If Robinson clears waivers, the Los Angeles Clippers could be a candidate to sign him. The Clippers previously had talks with the Nuggets about Robinson, sources said.


Nelson, 32, began the season with the Dallas Mavericks and came to Boston in the Rajon Rondo trade last month. He is averaging 6.8 points and 4.4 assists in 29 games this season. He missed the past five games with the Celtics with an ankle injury, but is expected to soon return to the court. He is making $2.7 million this season and has a $3.2 million player option for next season.


Robinson, 30, is averaging 5.8 points and 2.3 assists in 33 games this season.