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|
|2010||Maine Red Claws|
|Career highlights and awards|
Russell Robinson, Jr. (born January 24, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Austin Spurs of the NBA D-League. He played college basketball for the University of Kansas where he won an NCAA championship in 2008. He has previously played in Spain, Turkey, Italy, Poland and Lebanon.
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.
In his four-year college career at Kansas, Robinson played 134 games (107 starts) while averaging 7.1 points, 2.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.8 steals in 24.8 minutes per game. As a sophomore in 2005–06, he earned Big 12 All-Defensive team honors, and as a senior in 2007–08, he helped Kansas win the 2008 NCAA champion championship.
After going undrafted in the 2008 NBA draft, Robinson joined the Houston Rockets for the 2008 NBA Summer League where he averaged 3.3 points and 1.7 rebounds in three games. He later joined Erdemirspor of Turkey where he played for them during Erdemirspor's three day basketball tournament. He left them following the tournament and returned to the United States.
On November 7, 2008, Robinson was selected by the Reno Bighorns in the second round of the 2008 NBA Development League Draft. In 50 games (35 starts) for Reno during 2008–09, he averaged 12.3 points, 2.8 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 2.1 steals per game.
In July 2009, Robinson joined the Orlando Magic for the 2009 NBA Summer League. On September 3, 2009, he joined Team NBA for the 2009 NBA Asia Challenge held in Seoul, South Korea and Manila, Philippines. On September 28, 2009, he signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, he was later waived by the Cavaliers on October 22, 2009.
In July 2010, Robinson joined the Indiana Pacers for the Orlando Summer League and the NBA D-League Select Team for the Las Vegas Summer League. On August 3, 2010, he signed a one-year deal with DKV Joventut of the Liga ACB.
On July 26, 2012, Robinson signed a one-year deal Angelico Biella of the Lega Basket Serie A. In January 2013, he left Biella and signed with Turów Zgorzelec of Poland for the rest of the season.
On July 25, 2013, Robinson signed with Stelmet Zielona Góra of Poland for the 2013–14 season. On December 1, 2013, he parted ways with Zielona Góra before playing in a game for them. On January 24, 2014, he signed with Champville SC for the 2014 Lebanese Division A season. He five games before leaving the team in February 2014.
- Russell Robinson - 2005-06 Men's Basketball
- Russell Robinson Stats
- Erdemirspor rahat kazandı (Turkish)
- Bighorns pick Robinson
- Russell Robinson D-League Stats
- Former Jayhawks join Team NBA
- Cavs trim roster to 15, waive two guards and center
- RED CLAWS ACQUIRE RUSSELL ROBINSON IN TRADE WITH RENO
- Badalona tabs Russell Robinson
- JSF Nanterre brings in Russell Robinson
- JSF Nanterre and Russell Robinson part ways
- Turkey - Trabzonspor land Russell Robinson
- Angelico Biella lands Russell Robinson
- Biella to cut Jaramaz, Robinson, Chrysikopoulos, to sign Tsaldaris
- Russell Robinson inks with Turow
- "Stelmet Zielona Gora announced Brackins, Robinson and Eyenga". Sportando.com. July 25, 2013. Retrieved July 25, 2013.
- "Russell Robinson left Stelmet". basketzg.pl. December 1, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
- "Champville tabs Russell Robinson". Sportando.com. January 24, 2014. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
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