NBA roundup: Nuggets announce signing of Robinson

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The Denver Nuggets signed free-agent guard Nate Robinson to a multiyear contract, the team announced Friday.
The 5-foot-9 Robinson has career averages of 11.5 points, 3.0 assists and 2.5 rebounds in eight NBA seasons with the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls.
Last season, he played a key role for the Bulls when star point guard Derrick Rose missed the entire season after knee surgery. Robinson averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 assists during the regular season and 16.3 points and 4.4 assists during the Bulls' run to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

---The Dallas Mavericks re-signed center Bernard James, the team announced.
Terms of the contract were not disclosed by the team.
James, the former Air Force sergeant who served in Iraq, Afghanistan and Qatar, played in 46 games and started 11 for the Mavericks last season as a rookie, averaging 2.8 points and 2.8 rebounds.
The Mavericks had waived the 6-foot-10 James on July 19.

---The Memphis Grizzlies signed guard Jamaal Franklin to a multiyear contract, the team announced.
Financial terms of the rookie's deal with the team were not disclosed.
The Grizzlies selected the 6-foot-5 Franklin the second round of the 2013 NBA Draft.

---Derek Fisher, who is now a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder, will retire after this coming season, reported.
It will be Fisher's 18th season in the league, and he plans to make it his last.

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