June 16, 1986 |
Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia
(now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
|Nationality||Bosnian / Israeli / Serbian|
|Listed height||7 ft 1.5 in (2.17 m)|
|Listed weight||230 lb (104 kg)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2004–present|
|2004–2006||Paris Basket Racing|
|2006–2007||Hapoel Galil Elyon|
|2009–2010||Elitzur Maccabi Netanya|
|2013||Gamateks Pamukkale Üniversitesi|
Robert was born in Sarajevo the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the time part of the former Yugoslavia. Due to the war, Robert's family emigrated to Israel, where they stayed for two years before moving to United States
After graduating from the private elementary The Harker School in San Jose, California, Robert has successfully played high school basketball for Saint Francis High School (Mountain View, California), Monta Vista High School (Cupertino, California) and Natomas High School (Sacramento, California). During his stay in Sacramento, He was involved in the Indian community while he was supervised by Serbian-born NBA star Vlade Divac.
Although he initially committed to Indiana University, Rothbart decided in the summer of 2004, to skip college and move to Europe where he's active today. After two seasons with Paris Basket Racing in the French Ligue Nationale de Basketball and one season with Israeli Hapoel Galil Elyon, Rothbart moved to play in Bosnia and Herzegovina where he was born. Prior to the 2008/2009 season, he signed with Ironi Nahariya from the Israeli league again.
He featured best overall statistic, most rebounds, and no 3 in scoring in BIH League 13 competition for 2007/08 season, as per www.kosarka.ba, a national basketball web portal.
Prior to the 2009/2010 season he signed with Elitzur Maccabi Netanya B.C., with whom he has rached the Israeli Basketball State Cup semi-finals.In the summer of 2010 he has signed to play for Maccabi Haifa B.C..
He is a part of the Israeli national basketball team.
- He pulled out of the 2004 NBA Draft and decided to try his luck in the 2005 NBA Draft, but went undrafted.