15 Facts About Glenn Robinson

1. Glenn Robinson attended Purdue University and was the first overall pick in the 1994 NBA draft.

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2. Glenn Robinson was a member of three IHSAA Sectional title teams, two Regional title teams and a State Championship team.

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3. Glenn Robinson won the 1991 Indiana Mr Basketball award, the oldest such award in the nation.

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4. Glenn Robinson was selected as a McDonald's All-American and along with Chris Webber was one of the MVPs of the Dapper Dan Roundball classic.

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5. Glenn Robinson worked as a welder during the summers while at Purdue.

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6. Glenn Robinson received First Team All-Big Ten and Second Team All-American honors.

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7. Glenn Robinson was the recipient for the USBWA College Player of the Year.

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8. At the draft, Glenn Robinson wore a gold suit and black alligator slip-ons.

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9. Glenn Robinson finished third in Rookie of the Year voting behind Grant Hill and Jason Kidd, who shared the award, but was named Rookie Of The Year by Basketball Digest magazine.

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10. Early in his career, Glenn Robinson shared the frontcourt with teammate and All-Star Vin Baker.

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11. Glenn Robinson averaged at least 20 points per game in seven of his eight seasons in Milwaukee.

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12. Glenn Robinson made back-to-back NBA All-Star Team appearances in 2000 and 2001.

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13. Glenn Robinson was waived by the team almost immediately and never suited up for them.

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14. Glenn Robinson signed with the San Antonio Spurs on April 4, 2005 to establish an additional veteran shooting presence as the team prepared for the playoffs.

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15. Glenn Robinson was forced to retire due to injuries, particularly to his knees.

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