Glenn Alan Robinson III is a professional basketball player playing for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association. He has also played college basketball for the Michigan Wolverines for two years. He proved his career successful at such an early age.
Early Life and Education
Robinson was born on January 8, 1994, in Gary, Indiana. He belongs to the African ethnicity and holds an American nationality. He is the son born to Shantelle Clay (his mother) and Glenn Robinson (his father). He has a younger brother named Gelen Robinson.
Robinson was born three months premature at Methodist Hospital in Gary, Indiana. He weighed just 3 pounds and 4 ounces (1.5 kg) during his birth and was kept in an incubator for first two months until he was about 6 pounds.
Robinson attended Grimmer Middle School in Schererville, Indiana and later moved to the Lake Central High School in St. John, Indiana. He has played several games during his time in high school. He has played junior varsity for Lake Central as a freshman and once made a game-winning half-court shot.
Robinson started his career with Michigan Wolverines in the starting lineup on November 9. He posted a double-double with ten points and eight rebounds in a 100-62 victory against Slippery Rock in the first game of his career.
Robinson was the first Michigan freshman to post at least 20 points and ten rebounds in a game since LaVell Blanchard did so three times for the 1999–2000 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team. He earned recognition as Big Ten Freshman of the Week award on January 7.
Robinson made his professional debut with Minnesota Timberwolves in 2014. He played several championship games for the team for about one year. He then started playing with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2015.
Robinson is currently playing with the Indiana Pacers. He signed a three-year contract with the Pacers on July 27, 2015. His first game with the Pacers was against the Boston Celtics in their 5th game of the season posting 10 points and two rebounds in 19 minutes.
Personal Life and Affairs
Robinson has reached the age of 23 now. He currently resides in Gary, Indiana. He belongs to the family from a sports background. His father, Glenn was a former basketball player whereas his younger brother, Gelen is also a junior basketball player.
Talking about his personal life, he is not married yet and has not been involved in any relationship in the past. He has kept his personal life confidential to the public. He has earned a huge popularity through hard work and dedication towards the game.
Wade officially welcomed Toronto Raptors swingman Terrence Ross and Indiana Pacers forward Glenn Robinson III to Team Wade. Both players have been wearing the Li-Ning Wade All City 4.
Body Measurements, Net Worth and Salary
Robinson stands an incredible height of 1.98 meters (6 feet 6 inches) and weighs 222 pounds. As of 2015, he is earning a well-deserving salary of $845,059 and has maintained an impressive net worth of about $3.2 million.
Robinson is active on social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and has a huge fan following on all of his accounts.
by sanjeet, 28 May, 2017