Brendan Maloy
Saturday February 1st, 2014

Nate Robinson averaged 13.1 ppg last season with the Bulls. (Bart Young/Getty Images) Nate Robinson was averaging 10.4 points and 2.5 assists this season. (Bart Young/Getty Images)

Denver Nuggets announced that guard Nate Robinson will miss the rest of the season after having surgery to repair a torn ACL on Friday.

The 9-year veteran left the Nuggets game against Bobcats in the first quarter Wednesday, and underwent an MRI on his left knee the next day. GM Tim Connelly says he is confident Robinson will recover fully from the injury.

“Nate is known for his heart and determination, so I have no doubt he will work hard to get back on the court as soon as possible. He has the full support of our team and organization.”

SI WIRE: Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving: 'I'm happy to be here' Robinson was averaging 10.4 points and 2.5 assists in 19.7 minutes per game in his first season with Denver.

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