Robert Werdann

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Robert Werdann
Personal information
Born (1970-09-12) September 12, 1970 (age 46)
Queens, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school Archbishop Molloy
(Queens, New York)
College St. John's (1988–1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46th overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career 1992–2000
Position Center
Number 28, 41
Career history
1992–1993 Denver Nuggets
1993–1994 Yakima Sun Kings
1994 Long Island Surf
1994–1995 Harrisburg Hammerheads
1995 Long Island Surf
1995–1996 New Jersey Nets
1996 Oklahoma City Cavalry
1996–1997 New Jersey Nets
1997 Long Island Surf
1997–1999 Yakima Sun Kings
1999–2000 Baltimore Bayrunners
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Robert Werdann (born September 12, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Sunnyside, Queens, New York, he attended academic and athletic powerhouse Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens, New York, graduating in 1988. In his senior year of high school, he won McDonald's High School All-American. During his college playing career at St. John's University, he became the all-time leader in career blocked shots. He was also a part of the team that won the NIT Championship in 1989, the Big East Championship in 1992, and reached the NCAA tournament 3 times. In his junior year, he won All-Big East Honors. He was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the second round (46th overall) of the 1992 NBA draft. A 6'11" center from St. John's University, Werdann played in three NBA seasons. While playing for St. John's, Werdann was third-team All-Big East as a junior.[1] He played for the Nuggets and New Jersey Nets. He also played with the Harrisburg Hammerheads of the CBA.[1]

In his NBA career, Werdann played in 47 games and scored a total of 101 points.

He later became an assistant coach with the New Orleans Hornets after earlier working for the team as a player scout for five years.[2][3]

The Golden State Warriors named Robert Werdann an assistant coach for the 2010–2011 season for head coach Keith Smart, along with Jerry Sichting, Calbert Cheaney, and Mark Price.

In 2011, he became an assistant coach with the Charlotte Bobcats.[4] In 2013, he was coaching in Puerto Rico.[5]

In October 2013, he was hired by the Idaho Stampede as an assistant coach for the 2013–14 season.[6] In 2014, Robert became the Pro Scout for the Detroit Pistons and currently holds the position.


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