Strengths: Jumping jack small forward with wiry, sinewy frame … Premier level athlete, almost to the point of intimidation … Jaw dropping length and vertical leap off of two feet … Explosive finisher around the rim, with a multitude of thunderous jams … If he has space to get his legs underneath him, just get out of the way … Ability to hang and adjust his body mid-flight borders on acrobatic … His agility is sublime and possesses a quick first step. Long strider with outstanding end to end speed … Thrives in the open court where only a select few can match his pure athleticism … Vacuum cleaner on offensive boards with his ability to play above the rim (2.7 off.) … He attacks the glass relentlessly, looking to grab missed shots at their apex (7.6 total) … Scored 14.5 points per game as a senior, over 4 points higher than his previous season high … Shot over 50% from the floor in both his junior and senior seasons … Only takes shots that are within his comfort zone … Does the majority of his scoring on the offensive glass, off setups from teammates and in transition … Shot 32% from three during his college career and 34% as a senior (less than a make per contest) … When able to elevate off both feet his jump shot is effective … Uses pump fakes well. Works the baseline adroitly moving without the rock … Uses his tremendous wingspan and quickness laterally to defend multiple positions … Shows nice potential as a defender for the next level … Has the make up speed and length to impact plays from out of position … Strong weakside shot blocker. Averaged 1.2 rejections his senior season …
Weaknesses: Does not possess a natural feel for the game … Basketball IQ/focus needs work … Seems satisfied to ride his athletic prowess, rather than working on suspect areas of his development … Ball handling is a major drawback, negating his quickness advantage to a degree … Creativity with the ball in his hands is limited … As a result, he’s unable to create his own offense, and does very little to make people around him better … Lack of aggression taking the ball to the rim- failed to crack the 3 free throw attempt barrier in any of his 4 seasons … Was not successful at the stripe in limited attempts (65% career FT) … Plays soft … Could stand to add some bulk to his 210 lb. frame … Passing is not a strong point (1 AST per game) … Decision-making is extremely questionable … Despite not having the ball in his hands a great deal, still had problems with turnovers (2.3 per game) … Does not possess a pure stroke … Shoots a low trajectory shot and lacks touch … His 13% accuracy from the three point line as a junior is puzzling … His percentage drops substantially when shooting off the bounce- needs to set his feet … Can’t shoot off one leg … Makes infrequent use of the mid-range game, often passing up wide open 15-18 footers … His repertoire essentially consists of either a three pointer or dunk at this stage … Has all the defensive tools, but lacks awareness … Gets caught up watching the ball and loses himself in the action … Needs to maintain concentration and keep his head in the game … Was benched at times during his senior year for inconsistent/lackadaisical effort … Projects as a tweener at the next level: without sufficient ball skills to play the 3 or strength to defend the 4.
Notes: Nicknamed "Sticks" … Shined in the 2008-09 NCAA tournament …
Adam Ganeles – 5/17/2010
Weaknesses: At this point, Robinsons best asset is clearly his athleticism … Must add consistency to his all around game … Though he confidently shoots the ball from the perimeter, Robinson struggles to create his own shot … Right now, the extent of his scoring comes from open spot-up shots, fast break dunks, and put-backs Is a bit of a tweener at the next level … Must improve his perimeter skills, passing and ball handling … Lacks the bulk, size and post game to play power forward … Most likely, Calhoun will have Robinson honing his ball-handling, passing, and shot creating skills so he can develop into a capable wing player.
Notes: In his sophomore season, Robinson will look to assume a more prominant role in the team’s offense.
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