What is it Like Playing in the NBA?
New York Knicks rookie Nate Robinson blogs his experiences on MSNBC.com
For Immediate Release—New York Knicks rookie Nate “The Great” Robinson is giving basketball fans an inside look into his first season in the NBA with his MSNBC.com blog “The Gr8 Life.” From the grueling practices and the long road trips to the thrill of playing under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden, readers will be kept up to date with multiple posts every week from the 5-foot-9, 21 year-old rookie playing in the land of giants.
Robinson, a first-round draft pick from the University of Washington, is excited about sharing his stories.
“It’s a great way for my fans to really connect with me and I am able to share my experiences on and off the court as a rookie in the NBA,” he said.
“The Gr8 Life,” written in MSNBC.com’s fully interactive blog style, includes written posts, audio downloads from Nate and the opportunity for readers to comment on each post. Since launch, the excitement from fans has been apparent:
“Nate, this blog is sick. It's so awesome to get a real basketball's player perspective. Don't stop writing these, they are really interesting, and really show what it's like to be you. Thanks for this.” A SPAT, Babylon, NY
“Nate, it's awesome that you have a blog! You are able to give fans a unique real-time perspective on what daily life is like for an NBA player. This is soooo bleeding edge. I think you may be the first pro athlete in the world to blog your life experiences. Right on!” Eric, Seattle, WA
The “Gr8 Life” is available at http://www.gr8life.msnbc.com.