Nate Robinson still has $1.5 million beef with Doc Rivers

Nate Robinson still holds a grudge against Doc Rivers.

Robinson joined Udonis Haslem and Mike Miller on The OGs podcast and revealed that Rivers paid him a big bonus at one point in his career.

“Doc and I are still a little unsettled,” Robinson said. Covered by Larry Brown Sports. “My contract said if I played a certain amount of games, I was going to make something like $2 million or $1.5 million. Doc Rivers gave me a DNP. [did not play] He needed one more match to earn $1.5 million. ”

Nate Robinson revealed on his podcast this week that he has a $1.5 million beef
With Doc Rivers. EPA

“…I never asked him, but I know he did it on purpose.”

Rivers currently coaches the Bucks.

In 2010, the Knicks traded Robinson to the Celtics for Eddie House, J.R. Giddens, and a draft pick.

Robinson ended up playing parts of two seasons with the Celtics for Rivers (Boston released him to the Thunder the following year), and the two also had brief stints with the Clippers, with Robinson playing for Rivers in the 2014-15 season. He played in 9 games during that period.

On a more serious note, Robinson also revealed this week that he is in urgent need of a kidney transplant.

“If I don’t get a kidney, I know it won’t last long,” Robinson said. told the Daily Mail. “I know I don’t have much time to live. So I want to do the best I can.

“Some people’s bodies reject dialysis. And I thank God that I accept it and that I can live…If I hadn’t been on dialysis, I would have probably only lived a week or two.” I wouldn’t have. So seriously, I don’t miss a day. I work three days a week, four hours a day, four hours a day. And they clean my blood and remove toxins. And They help me a lot, because that’s how I live.”

Robinson, 39, added that he has been hospitalized several times in recent years.

Nate Robinson "O.G." Podcast.
Nate Robinson appears on the podcast “The OG.” OG Podcast

” [dialysis] Machines have helped me live a long life and live the way I do now,” Robinson said, adding that she avoids processed foods to stay healthy. “So I’m just enjoying the time that I feel healthy. I’m trying to get out with my kids, see my family, play basketball, do the things I love.