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KUSA - The aftermath of knee surgery usually limits a person's opportunity to do many things. For Nate Robinson, it gave him the opportunity at pursuing and promoting his latest goal of becoming a best-selling author.

In June, Robinson released his first memoir called Heart Over Height, which details Nate's journey to basketball's highest level.

The book might lack a Pulitzer pedigree, but it's an achievement that Robinson is extremely proud of.

"It's not one of those books that Oprah is going to stamps, and it's golden," smiled Robinson. "For me, it's an accomplishment to be able to publish my own book about my life story. And I encourage kids to keep a journal about their lives because they can reflect on everything they've been through."

Robinson's 2013-14 season ended abruptly last January when he underwent knee surgery to repair his injured ACL. He says he is swimming, biking and taking plenty of jumpers in the hopes that he will be ready for the start of training camp this fall. Robinson has also spent part of his summer in Denver working out with his Denver teammates, such as Evan Fournier and J.J. Hickson.

"It motivates you," said Robinson upon seeing his teammates at the workouts. "I just really can't wait to play. It's been a long time."

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