|Height||6 ft 7 in (2. The small forward, or colloquially the three, is one of the five positions in a regulation Basketball game A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit Inches redirects here To see the Les Savy Fav album see Inches. 01 m)|
|Weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|Born||January 10, 1973 |
|High school||Gary Roosevelt|
|Draft||1st overall, 1994|
|Former teams||Milwaukee Bucks (1994–2002)|
Atlanta Hawks (2002–2003)
Philadelphia 76ers (2003–2004)
San Antonio Spurs (2005)
|Awards||1994 USBWA College Player of the Year|
Two-time NBA All-Star (2000 and 2001)
Glenn "Big Dog" Robinson (born January 10, 1973 in Gary, Indiana) is an American professional basketball player, formerly in the NBA. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International The pound or pound-mass (abbreviation lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States #) is a unit of Mass Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war. Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The 1994 NBA Draft tookplace on 29 June 1994 in Indianapolis Indiana. The Milwaukee Bucks are a professional Basketball team based in Milwaukee Wisconsin. The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional Basketball team based in Atlanta Georgia. The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short are a professional Basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional Basketball team based in San Antonio Texas. The Oscar Robertson Trophy is given out annually to outstanding men's College basketball players by the United States Basketball Writers Association. Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war. Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m He played during the 2004-05 season. The 2004–05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA
Robinson led Gary Roosevelt High School to an Indiana state basketball championship and was a McDonald's All-American before playing college basketball at Purdue University for two seasons after struggling with NCAA eligibility courtesy of Proposition 48 which requires minimum academic standards. The State of Indiana ( was the 19th US state admitted into the union The McDonald's All-American Team is named each year for boys' and girls' High school basketball. College basketball most often refers to the American Basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA The Purdue Boilermakers basketball team is a college basketball program that competes in NCAA Division I and the Big Ten Conference. In 1994, he received the Wooden and Naismith Awards and led his team to an Elite Eight appearance. Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) The John R Wooden Award is an award given annually to the most outstanding men's and women's college Basketball players The Naismith College Player of the Year award named for Basketball inventor James Naismith, is given annually by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to College The term Elite Eight refers to the final eight teams in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship or the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship. Robinson was also unanimously selected as the Big Ten Conference Player of the Year following his junior campaign. On the season, he averaged 30. 3 points and more than 10 rebounds per game, leading the Big Ten in both categories. Robinson's coach, Gene Keady, commented that Robinson was "an absolute warrior on the court, especially the practice court. Gene Keady ( May 21 1936 is a former Basketball coach and NFL Quarterback. If all my players practiced with the same intensity and listened to his coaches as he does, my job would be much easier. " At the time, Robinson was one of the best all around college players of all time.
Robinson was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the first overall pick in the 1994 NBA draft. The 1994 NBA Draft tookplace on 29 June 1994 in Indianapolis Indiana. Unfortunately, before Glenn Robinson could take the court, he and the Bucks became involved in a contract holdout that lasted until the beginning of training camp after it was rumored that he desired a then-unprecedented 13 year $100 million contract (http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1208/is_n20_v218/ai_15924175]. Robinson eventually signed an nearly equally unprecedented 10-year, $68 million deal that still stands as the richest NBA contract to a rookie due to the "rookie cap" that was installed the following season. During his first pro year, Robinson was twice named the Schick NBA Rookie of the Month and was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team after a leading all rookies with an average of 21. 9 points per game. Throughout the season, Robinson and fellow rookie Grant Hill fought neck and neck for the Rookie of the Year award. Grant Henry Hill (born October 5 1972 is an American professional Basketball player currently playing for the NBA 's Phoenix Suns. Despite playing the same position, Hill was seen as a more clean cut player and was voted to the All Star team while Robinson was seen as more of an outsider, and at season's end Robinson finished third in Rookie of the Year voting behind the aforementioned Grant Hill and Jason Kidd who tied for the award. Jason Frederick Kidd (born March 23 1973 is an American professional Basketball player in the NBA who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks. While playing for the Milwaukee Bucks, Robinson racked up some of the best personal stats in franchise history. The Milwaukee Bucks are a professional Basketball team based in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Early in his career, Robinson shared the front court with teammate and All Star Vin Baker. Teaming with Ray Allen and Sam Cassell, Robinson helped lead the Bucks to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2001. Walter Ray Allen (born July 20 1975 in Merced, California) commonly referred to as Ray Allen, is an American professional Basketball player Samuel James Cassell (born November 18, 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland) commonly referred to as Sam Cassell, is an American Robinson is the second place all-time leading scorer in Milwaukee Bucks history, averaging at least 20 points per game in seven of his eight seasons in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Bucks are a professional Basketball team based in Milwaukee Wisconsin.
Robinson was traded by Milwaukee to the Atlanta Hawks for Toni Kukoč, Leon Smith and a 2003 first-round pick on August 2, 2002. The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional Basketball team based in Atlanta Georgia. Toni Kukoč (ˈkʊkɔtʃ (born September 18 1968 in Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a retired Croatian Leon Smith (born November 2 1980 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional Basketball player The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Events 338 BC - A Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. After a year in Atlanta he was traded on July 23, 2003 with a 2006 second-round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in a four-team deal in which the Hawks acquired Randy Holcomb, a first-round draft pick and cash considerations from Philadelphia, along with Terrell Brandon from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Events 1632 - Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe France. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. The 2006 NBA Draft was held on June 28 at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short are a professional Basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Randy Alfred Holcomb (born August 8, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional Basketball player Thomas Terrell Brandon (born) is a retired American professional Basketball player in the NBA. The Minnesota Timberwolves are a professional Basketball team based in Minneapolis Minnesota, United States. As part of the deal Philadelphia sent Keith Van Horn to the New York Knicks and acquired Marc Jackson from the Timberwolves. Keith Adam Van Horn (born October 23 1975 in Fullerton California) is an American Basketball player who is under contract with the New Marc Anthony Jackson (born January 16 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player The Timberwolves acquired Latrell Sprewell from Knicks. Latrell Fontaine Sprewell (born September 8 1970 in Milwaukee Wisconsin) is a former American professional Basketball player After a year in Philadelphia during the 2003-04 season, Robinson did not play a game for the 76ers in the 2004-05 season largely due to an injury. The 2003–04 NBA season was the 58th season of the National Basketball Association. The 2004–05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA On February 24, 2005 he was traded to the New Orleans Hornets. Events 303 - Galerius, Roman Emperor, publishes his edict that begins the persecution of Christians in his portion of the Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The New Orleans Hornets are a professional Basketball team based in New Orleans Louisiana, United States. In exchange the 76ers acquired forwards Rodney Rogers and Jamal Mashburn. Rodney Ray Rogers (born June 20, 1971, in Durham North Carolina) is a retired American Basketball player who last played power forward Jamal Mashburn (born November 29 1972 in New York City) is a retired American professional Basketball player Robinson was waived by the team almost immediately and never suited up for them. Robinson was signed by the San Antonio Spurs on April 5, 2005 to establish an additional veteran shooting presence as the team prepared for the playoffs. The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional Basketball team based in San Antonio Texas. With the Spurs, Robinson finally won an NBA championship in 2005, playing about 8 minutes per game in the postseason.
Robinson has not played professional basketball since the 2004-05 season. At present, he has scored 14,234 career points (a career scoring average of 20. 7 PPG). Robinson also averaged 6. 1 rebounds, 2. 7 assists, and 1. 2 steals per game throughout his NBA career. He was selected for the 1996 U.S. Olympic basketball team but was unable to play because of injury. The United States men's national basketball team is the representative for the United States of America in international men's Basketball.
|Naismith College Player of the Year (men)|
|John R. Wooden Award (men)|
|NBA first overall draft pick|
1994 NBA Draft