Thomas Earl Robinson (born March 17, 1991) is a professional basketball player from the United States who currently plays for Khimki in the VTB United League and the EuroLeague. Robinson, a consensus All-American from the University of Kansas, was picked fifth overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2012 NBA draft.
He attended Jesuit High School in Dallas before graduating in 2009. That year, he led Jesuit to its first undefeated regular season in school history. As a senior, he averaged 25 points, 10 rebounds and 1 block per game.
After high school, Robinson decided to stay home in Dallas and attend Kansas. He started 31 games as a freshman, averaging 14.4 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game. As a sophomore, he increased his scoring average to 16.7 and became only the second player in Kansas history to score 1500 points during their career. After the season, he declared for the 2012 NBA draft where he was selected by the Sacramento Kings with the 5th pick.
In 2013, after one season with Sacramento, he signed with the Brooklyn Nets. However, he was later traded to the Detroit Pistons. In February 2014, he signed a contract with CSKA Moscow. In April 2015, he returned to the Nets, this time in New Jersey. But he was later waived by the Nets after appearing in four games.
Thomas Earl Robinson (born March 17, 1991) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the NBA G League's Maine Red Claws. Standing at 6 ft 7 in (210 cm), he plays as a center.
He played one season of college basketball for the University of Kentucky before being drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers with the 28th pick in the 2013 NBA draft. He has since played for several teams including the Trail Blazers, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings.
Robinson was born on March 17, 1991, in South Portland, Maine. He attended South Portland High School where he led his team to a state title as a junior. As a senior, he averaged 25 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks per game.
He chose to attend the University of Kentucky over other schools such as North Carolina, Maryland and Providence. In 2012-13, he started all 37 games for the Wildcats and was named second team All-SEC. After graduating from UK, he entered the 2013 NBA draft where he was selected by the Trail Blazers with the 28th pick. He signed with them on July 11, 2013.
(born January 11, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player. He played collegiately for two seasons (1986-88) at Eastern Oklahoma State College (a community college) and then for two seasons (1988-90) at Centenary College of Louisiana. He was born in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Robinson attended KU. Robinson entered his junior year and the 2011–2012 men's college basketball season as one of 50 preseason John R. Wooden Award nominees. Robinson, along with senior teammate Tyshawn Taylor, was anticipated to become a leader for the Kansas squad.
He was a first-round draft pick of the Suns in 2005, who traded him to the Knicks on draft night. Robinson played for the Knicks until 2010, and despite performing well wherever he went, he finally became a journeyman NBA player. We'll look into Robinson's NBA career in further depth below.
Nate Robinson started in all 82 games of his only season in the NBA. He averaged 14.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game while shooting 39.5 percent from three-point range.
After spending one season with the Knicks, Robinson signed as a free agent with the Jazz in 2011. He ended up playing only four games that year before having surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck.
Robinson returned for 2012-13 but was eventually waived by the Jazz after appearing in two games. He then signed with the Wizards, where he spent the rest of the season. However, he failed to stick around long enough to see action in any more games.
In April 2013, Robinson was arrested for second-degree robbery and third-degree assault after an incident at a hotel in New York City. The charges were dropped a month later when the victim refused to testify against Robinson.
After leaving the Wizards, Robinson had a short stint with the Clippers before signing with the Minnesota Timberwolves as a free agent in October 2014.
Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson (born May 31, 1984) is a former professional basketball player from the United States. Robinson, who was born in Seattle, was the 21st choice in the 2005 NBA Draft after playing collegiate basketball for the University of Washington in Seattle... Robinson, Nate
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Robinson, Nate Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson (born May 31, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Lebanese Basketball League's Homenetmen Beirut. Robinson, who was born in Seattle, was the 21st choice in the 2005 NBA draft after playing collegiate basketball for the University of Washington in Seattle. He has also played for the Portland Trail Blazers and Chicago Bulls.
After graduating from high school in 2003, he attended college at the University of Washington where he played four seasons for the Huskies. As a freshman, he started all but one game and averaged 14.5 points per game. As a sophomore, he had a breakout season, averaging 20.4 points per game while shooting.500 from three-point range. As a junior, he again led the nation in scoring average with 36.1 points per game while shooting.564 from three-point range. His final season at UW was his best as he became only the second player in NCAA history to score 3000 points before becoming a senior. As a senior, he was named to the All-Pac-10 first team.
After graduating from college in 2007, he was not selected in any of the annual NBA draft camps or pre-draft workouts. However, on September 13, 2007, the Chicago Bulls signed him to a two-year deal worth $3 million.
Robinson played in the NBA for 11 seasons, including stints with the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, and Denver Nuggets. He finished his career with 7,037 total points, which puts him at number 14 all-time.
In addition to playing basketball, Robinson also has a music recording contract. His first album, The Robinson Experience, was released in October 2004. His second album, Life Goes On, was released in November 2009.
He currently plays in the NBA Development League (D-League) where he is part of the Minnesota Timberwolves team. In 2015, he won the D-League MVP Award.
Before becoming an NBA player, Robinson attended Columbia University, where he played college basketball for the Lions. He started off slowly, appearing in just nine games as a freshman before breaking out the following year by leading the team in scoring with 17.5 points per game. As a sophomore, Robinson again led the team in scoring with 19.4 points per contest.