|League||Lebanese Basketball League|
January 24, 1986 |
Bronx, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||196 lb (89 kg)|
|High school||Rice (New York City, New York)|
|NBA draft||2008 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2008–present|
|2010||Maine Red Claws|
|2013||Stelmet Zielona Góra|
|Career highlights and awards|
Russell Robinson, Jr. (born January 24, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for Champville SC of the Lebanese Basketball League. Prior to his move to Europe, Robinson played with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League, where he wore number 11. Robinson played for the University of Kansas in college for four seasons, including the 2007-08 national championship team.
Russell Robinson was born to Thearesa Watson and Russell Robinson, Sr. in the Bronx, New York. Robinson attended Rice High School in New York City, where he was coached by Maurice Hicks. As a junior, he led his team with 18 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals per game. His senior year, he averaged 22 points and eight rebounds. During his senior year he was the New York Newsday Manhattan Player of the Year, a New York Daily News All-City Team selection, a CHSAA All-City Team honoree, and a McDonald's All-American. Known for his ability to score as a high school guard, Robinson wore the number 23.
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- Russell Robinson inks with Turow, January 27, 2013.
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- "Champville tabs Russell Robinson". Sportando.net. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014.