Glenn Robinson is a former professional American basketball player. From 1994 to 2005 he played in the NBA. During his whole career, he played for Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, and San Antonio Spurs.
Glenn Robinson Early life
Glenn Robinson was born on January 10, 1973, in Gary, Indiana, United States. He was born in raised to Christine Bridgeman. His mother was an unmarried teenager, so Robinson rarely saw his father. He attended Theodore Roosevelt High School for his early education. During his school days, he played basketball for the school team.
However, his mother once pulled him off the basketball because of not receiving good grades. Robinson completed his graduation from the Purdue University.
Glenn Robinson Professional career
Robinson played basketball along with the school team. Besides his playing career, he also worked in the air-conditioning and refrigeration shop. Well, during his high school, he started playing organized basketball during in his 9th grade.
Well, he was also the member of three IHSAA Sectional title teams as well as two Regional title teams. Furthermore, he was also the member of a State Championship team.
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However, during his senior games, his team won the Indiana state basketball championship. Well, he won the 1991 Indiana Mr. Basketball award. After his high school career, he continued his basketball career but played his first game in the sophomore season. Furthermore, he also played all the games in the NCCA tournament and won his First Team All-Big Ten and Second-Teameam All-American honors.
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In 1993 and 1994, he played his junior seasons for the college team. Well, within the first season he became the first player to lead the Big Ten Conference in both scoring and rebound. Moreover, he also became the Big Ten Confreshmanlayer of the Year. Furthermore, he also won the John R. Wooden Award as well as Naismith Award. After his college career, Milwaukee Bucks selected Robinson in the 1994 NBA draft.
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Before the training, some of the rumors said that he desired 13-year $100 million contracts. However, he later signed the 10-year Rockies contract with the club for $68 million deal. Within the first season, he became the Schick NBA Rookie of the Month for the two times as well as NBA All-Rookie First Team. He continuously played all the seasons for the club until mid of the 2005 season. But during his 2005 season, he suffered knee injury so the club forced him to retire.
Glenn Robinson Personal life
Former professional basketball player Glenn Robinson is blessed with a happily married as well as family life. He is married to Shantelle Clay. This couple has two sons named Glenn Robinson III and Gelen Robinson.
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Robinson III is also a basketball player who plays for Indiana Pacers. However, their younger son Gleen is a wrestler. Robinson and his wife are successfully maintaining the married as well as a family since a long time. So there are very few chances of their divorce. Besides this, there are no any records of his other relationships. Robinson is from an American nationality and falls under black ethnic group.
Glenn Robinson Net worth
Glenn Robinson is one of the richest basketball players with a good net worth. According to the recent data, his estimated net worth is $20 million.