Topex Robinson

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Topex Robinson
No. 11
Point Guard
Personal information
Born (1979-12-25) December 25, 1979 (age 35)
Olongapo City, Philippines
Nationality  Philippines
Listed height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Listed weight 155 lb (70 kg)
Career information
College San Sebastian College - Recoletos
PBA draft 2001 / Pick: 44th overall
Selected by the Tanduay Rhum Masters
Pro career 2003–present
Career history
San Juan Knights (1999)
Red Bull Barako (2003-2008)
Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants (2008-2009)
Alaska Aces (2010-2011)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2005-06 PBA All-Defensive Team

Michael Christoper Robinson (born December 25, 1979 in Olongapo City, Zambales) (better known as Topex Robinson) is a former Filipino professional basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association. He was drafted forty-fourth overall by the Tanduay Rhum Masters.

Player Profile[edit]

Robinson is a solid and a defensive point guard. His career averages are 4.3 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 2.7 assists per game and 1 steals per game. Played for Montaña in the PBL alongside with Gary David, he was then was signed as a free agent by Yeng Guiao on 2003 to play for Red Bull Thunder as a back up point guard for Jimwell Torion.

After the 2008 PBA Fiesta Conference ended, the Red Bull Barako waived him alongside Mark Andaya and Paolo Bugia. He was immediately signed by the Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants in the 2008-09 PBA season.[1] During the 2010 PBA Fiesta Conference, he was signed by Alaska. He also first played for the San Juan Knights in the MBA.

Coaching career[edit]

Robinson was named coach of the RnW Pacific Pipes team in the PBA D-League during the 2011 PBA D-League Foundation Cup.[2] The team was eliminated in the quarterfinals by the FCA Cultivators.

On June 2011, Robinson was named coach of the San Sebastian Stags. He replaced Turo Valenzona, his coach while he played with the Stags in 1996.After the Stags lost to the San Beda Red Lions in the Finals of the NCAA Season 87 Robinson had a big achievement in the 2011 Philippine Collegiate Championship beating the 4-time UAAP champions and 2-time Philippine Collegiate Championship champions the Ateneo Blue Eagles in 2 games to end the year right on a winning note.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Red Bull Undergoes Revamp
  2. ^ "Gilmore-RnW duel kicks off PBA D-League". Philippine Star. 2011-03-12. Retrieved 2011-07-11. 
  3. ^ "Robinson to coach Stags in 87th NCAA season". GMA News Online. 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2011-07-10. 

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Preceded by
Turo Valenzona
San Sebastian Stags men's basketball head coach
20112012
Succeeded by
Allan Trinidad