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Sports Duncan Robinson: Lakers' bench called me 'Jimmy Neutron' during Finals

19:30  21 october  2020
19:30  21 october  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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Miami Heat sharpshooter Duncan Robinson received a new nickname from Los Angeles Lakers players during the NBA Finals.

Robinson told Fox Sports' "Titus & Tate" podcast that the Lakers' bench took to calling him "Jimmy Neutron," the title character from the 2001 movie "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" and spinoff television series "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius." The Heat forward revealed the moniker after the hosts brought up comparisons Robinson received on Twitter to Neutron and another character from the show, Sheen.

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"I'm OK with it," Robinson said. "This is my only problem with that is that I get Jimmy Neutron as well ... I can't be both, like that doesn't even make sense. How can I be two characters from the same show? During the Finals, the Lakers bench was yelling Jimmy Neutron at me, so I don't understand how I can be Sheen and also Jimmy Neutron."

When asked which character he would rather be, Robinson replied, "Probably Jimmy."

Robinson averaged 11.7 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 1.8 assists in 21 games during this year's playoffs.

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