Thomas Robinson (basketball)
Thomas Earl Robinson ( born March 17, 1991 Washington, DC) is an American professional basketball player standing with the Portland Trail Blazers under contract. He was drafted in the NBA Draft in 2012 in fifth place after he played three seasons for the University of Kansas.
High school career
Robinson played during his high school time for the Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro. In his last year of high school, he scored an average of 16 points, 13 rebounds and 5 blocks.
Coming Robinson played the first two years of the bank. After key employees in 2011 were transferred to the NBA, Robinson moved on to the grid. In his third year Robinson scored 17.7 points and 11.9 rebounds per game took. Among other things, arrive Robinson, on 31 December 2011 in the game against the University of North Dakota, 30 points and 21 rebounds. He was the first player of his university since the legendary Wilt Chamberlain in 1961, who scored more than 30 points and 20 rebounds. At the end of the season Robinson was awarded the Big 12 Conference Player of the Year. He was also appointed to the 1st Team All Big 12 Conference team and the Consensus NCAA All-American First Team.
On June 28, 2012 Thomas Robinson was drafted in 5th place of the Sacramento Kings. For the Kings Robinson came in his rookie season off the bench to get used to the faster game in the NBA.
On February 20, 2013 Robinson, however, was transferred from the Kings to the Houston Rockets. Robinson came to the Kings in 51 games at an average of 4.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.
To save content, the Rockets Robinson transferred in the summer of 2013 to the Portland Trail Blazers.