The Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson draws inspiration from the pioneering baseball legend

During his ongoing recovery from left ankle surgery, New York Knicks starting center Mitchell Robinson is taking inspiration from another Robinson.

Jackie Robinson.

The 7-foot center revealed that the book about the pioneering baseball legend is what drives him to come back stronger from another serious lower extremity injury.

“If Jackie Robinson can keep his faith in God and stay true to himself when he had to fight his toughest battles on a daily basis, I don’t see why I can’t,” Robinson wrote on his Instagram story. on March 2. “I’m currently reading Jackie Robinson’s book. The first chapter gave me inspiration and motivation, comfort and strength, wisdom and direction to stay true to myself and not disappoint. I’ve been fighting battles for a while now and I’ve lost a lot of them, but this battle I’m fighting now will definitely come out on top.

“A strong mind, strong faith, and continued trust in God make my feelings unstoppable.”