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Glenn Robinson - Big Dog With The Bucks

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Big Dog with the Bucks

Due to the holdout, Robinson missed training camp. As a result, his start with the Bucks was shaky. His recovery was quick, however, and by the end of the season he led all rookie scorers with 21.9 points per game and finished second in the voting for Rookie of the Year. In 1996 he was named to the Olympic "Dream Team III," although he opted to fully recover from the Achilles tendonitis that had plagued him during the season rather than play.

During his time off, Robinson worked on conditioning, footwork and ballhandling. "I want to be known as a complete player," he told The Sporting News. "The emphasis was on my offense the first two years, but I want to be known for all aspects of the game." Coach Chris Ford took notice, and named Robinson co-captain in the 1996-97 season. It took some time, but the Bucks finally made the postseason in 1999 and again in 2000. In 2001 Robinson led the Bucks to the Eastern Conference finals.

In July 2002 Robinson made headlines for his off-court behavior. After an altercation with his former fiancée, he was arrested for domestic battery, assault and possession of a firearm. The next month, following a season in which the Bucks did not make the playoffs, the team traded Robinson to Atlanta. Robinson, who has risen above defeat and disappointment so often in the past, told Sports Illustrated he was thrilled with the move. "I've always thought about living and playing in Atlanta," he said. "I'm in my prime, and this is a new beginning."

Career Statistics

Yr Team GP PTS FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF
MIL: Milwaukee Bucks.
1994-95 MIL 80 1755 .451 .321 .796 6.40 2.5 1.44 .28 3.91 2.90
1995-96 MIL 82 1660 .454 .342 .812 6.10 3.6 1.16 .51 3.44 2.90
1996-97 MIL 80 1689 .465 .350 .791 6.30 3.1 1.29 .85 3.36 2.80
1997-98 MIL 56 1308 .470 .385 .808 5.50 2.8 1.23 .61 3.57 2.90
1998-99 MIL 47 865 .459 .392 .870 5.90 2.1 .98 .87 2.26 2.40
1999-00 MIL 81 1693 .472 .363 .802 6.00 2.4 .96 .51 2.75 2.60
2000-01 MIL 76 1674 .468 .299 .820 6.90 3.3 1.13 .82 2.88 2.50
2001-02 MIL 66 1366 .467 .326 .837 6.20 2.5 1.47 .62 2.64 2.60

Awards and Accomplishments

1991 Indiana Mr. Basketball
1991 National High School Player of the Year (tie with Chris Webber)
1994 Big Ten championship
1994 Naismith Award
1994 Wooden Award
1994 National College Basketball Player of the Year
1995 NBA All-Rookie Team
1996 Named to U.S. Olympic men's basketball team (sits out due to injury)
2000-01 NBA All-Star Team

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