Orlando Lamon Robinson Jr. (born July 10, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the Fresno State Bulldogs.
|No. 25 – Miami Heat|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|Born||July 10, 2000|
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|College||Fresno State (2019–2022)|
|NBA draft||2022 / Undrafted|
|2022–present||→Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|2022||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
High school careerEdit
Robinson began his high school career at Centennial High School in Las Vegas. Prior to his junior season, he transferred to Cathedral High School in Los Angeles and scored 29 points in his first game. Robinson attended Middlebrooks Academy for his senior season. On October 11, 2018, he committed to Fresno State over offers from Oregon State, Georgia Tech and Boise State.
Robinson averaged 12.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game as a freshman. In the offseason, he worked on his ballhandling and strength training in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. On January 4, 2021, he scored a career-high 33 points and had 13 rebounds in an 81–61 win against Wyoming. As a sophomore, Robinson averaged 14.6 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game and had 11 double-doubles. He was named to the Second Team All-Mountain West and received CoSIDA Academic All-District honors. Following the season, Robinson declared for the 2021 NBA draft while maintaining his college eligibility. On July 2, 2021, he withdrew from the draft and returned to Fresno State for his junior season. Robinson was named to the First Team All-Mountain West as a junior.
Miami Heat / Sioux Falls Skyforce (2022–present)Edit
After going undrafted in the 2022 NBA draft, Robinson was signed by the Miami Heat on July 14, 2022.
On October 24, 2022, Robinson joined the Sioux Falls Skyforce roster for training camp. On November 13, Robinson was signed to a two-way contract with the Miami Heat. He was waived by the Heat on November 25, and subsequently re-joined the Skyforce. However, on December 11, he signed a second two-way contract.
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- ^ Callaghan-Croley, Dylan (April 24, 2018). "Georgia Tech Basketball Recruiting: Jackets fast rising west coast power forward Orlando Robinson". Yellow Jacked Up. FanSided. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
- ^ Kuwada, Robert (October 11, 2018). "Fresno State lands commitment from versatile big man Orlando Robinson". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
- ^ Moore, Jackson (June 14, 2021). "Fresno State's Orlando Robinson invited to G League Elite Camp". 247 Sports. Retrieved July 17, 2021.
- ^ Kuwada, Robert (May 15, 2020). "Fresno State's Orlando Robinson has NBA potential. Here's how he's getting training done". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
- ^ "Robinson scores 33 to carry Fresno St. over Wyoming 81–61". ESPN. Associated Press. January 4, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
- ^ Lopez, Julia (April 29, 2021). "Fresno State's Orlando Robinson declares for NBA Draft". KSEE. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
- ^ Cano, Jesus (July 2, 2021). "Orlando Robinson will return to Bulldogs for 2021-2022 season". The Collegian. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
- ^ "Mountain West Reveals 2021-22 Men's Basketball All-Conference Teams" (Press release). Mountain West Conference. March 8, 2022. Retrieved March 8, 2022.
- ^ Masood, Azam (July 14, 2022). "Orlando Robinson: Making A Statement". NBA.com. Retrieved July 21, 2022.
- ^ "SKYFORCE ANNOUNCES TRAINING CAMP ROSTER AHEAD OF 2022-23 SEASON". gleague.nba.com. October 24, 2022. Retrieved October 24, 2022.
- ^ "Heat Sign Orlando Robinson to Two-Way Contract". NBA. November 13, 2022. Retrieved November 14, 2022.
- ^ "HEAT SIGN DRU SMITH TO TWO-WAY CONTRACT". NBA.com. November 25, 2022. Retrieved November 25, 2022.
- ^ Miami HEAT [@MiamiHEAT] (December 11, 2022). "OFFICIAL: The Miami HEAT have signed Orlando Robinson to a two-way contract and have waived Dru Smith" (Tweet). Retrieved December 11, 2022 – via Twitter.