André Roberson

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André Roberson
No. 21 – Oklahoma City Thunder
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1991-12-04) December 4, 1991 (age 22)
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (201 cm)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Wagner (San Antonio, Texas)
College Colorado (2010–2013)
NBA draft 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26th overall
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Pro playing career 2013–present
Career history
2013–present Oklahoma City Thunder
2013–2014 Tulsa 66ers (D-League)
Career highlights and awards

André Lee Roberson (born December 4, 1991) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at the University of Colorado Boulder.

High school[edit]

Roberson attended Karen Wagner High School on the outskirts of San Antonio. During his senior year, he averaged 15 points, 12 rebounds and 1.7 blocked shots per game.[1]

College[edit]

Roberson played for the Colorado Buffaloes under coach Tad Boyle. In his three seasons at CU, Roberson was one of the country's top rebounders—finishing third in the country in 2011–12 and second in 2012–13. He led the Buffaloes to the NCAA Tournament both years.[1]

As a junior in 2012–13, Roberson averaged 10.9 points and 11.2 rebounds per game. He was named first team All-Pac-12 and the conference Defensive player of the Year.[2]

At the close of his junior season, Roberson declared his eligibility for the 2013 NBA draft.[3]

Professional[edit]

Roberson was selected with the 26th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves, but was later traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder.[4] On July 12, 2013, he signed his first professional contract with the Thunder.[5] During his rookie season, he has had multiple assignments with the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA D-League.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "#21 André Roberson". CUBuffs.com. Retrieved May 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ "CU Buffs' Andre Roberson named Pac-12 defensive player of the year". DenverPost.com. March 11, 2013. Retrieved May 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Andre Roberson entering NBA draft". ESPN.com. April 28, 2013. Retrieved May 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Wolves trade 26th pick Roberson in three-team trade". NBA.com. June 27, 2013. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 
  5. ^ Thunder Signs Steven Adams and Andre Roberson
  6. ^ 2013-14 NBA Assignments

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