Wolves gaining confidence in Hummel

As he has so many times the past three NBA seasons, Ricky Rubio drove toward the lane, drew defenders his direction and alertly found Kevin Love on the wing. It's proven the perfect go-to play for coach Rick Adelman when his team needs a clutch 3. On this occasion, though, Dallas' defense alertly and quickly shifted Love's direction. So rather than attempt that patented...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Hummel heading to Europe

Minnesota's second-round draft pick Robbie Hummel says he will play in Europe rather than the NBA next season. Hummel tells the Lafayette Journal and Courier he has agreed to a deal with El Obradoiro, which plays in Spain's top professional league. He says the deal was made with the approval of the Timberwolves, who drafted Hummel 58th overall in June. Hummel says Minnesota...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

How high is NBA Draft stock of Purdue’s Robbie Hummel? (Video)

The Sports Bank’s Ngozi Ekeledo stopped by the 2012 NBA Draft Combine’s Media Day and talked to Purdue’s tough man Robbie Hummel about the Big Ten’s physical play serving as preparation for the NBA.  
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June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

The Case For...Robbie Hummel

As we head towards the 2012 NBA Draft, it is time to give some looks at players who are not locks to be drafted, but may have the skills and intangibles which could translate to a NBA career.  The Case For….takes a look at these players and tries to give a brief outline of what skills they have, what they are missing, and what steps would eventually lead them to the to the NBA...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Purdue's Hummel prepares for NBA

Robbie Hummel has overcome an array of injuries and hopes his ups and downs have prepared him for the NBA. A torn ACL in his right knee forced the Purdue forward to miss all of last season. He returned this season and was a first-team All-Big Ten selection after averaging 16.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game. He scored 26 points in an NCAA tournament loss to Kansas...
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Hummel ready lead Purdue in tournament

OMAHA, Neb. Now it can be told: Robbie Hummel cannot rap. He can make it rain from the corner. He can drive the lane like a Dodge Charger. Give him the ball while you're up a point or two, with the clock winding down, and he'll answer with a dagger. He can tear his right anterior cruciate ligament, climb all the way back, tear it again, then climb back a second time. He...
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March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Tom Izzo, Matt Painter Rip Michigan State Fan Who Taunted Robbie Hummel ‘I Hope You Tear your ACL Again’

Michigan State’s “Izzone” is generally considered to be one of the best fan cheering sections in college basketball. But both Purdue coach Matt Painter and the man who inspired the Izzone, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, agree that one fan crossed the line with a taunt Saturday. During Saturday’s 83-58 win over the Boilermakers, a fan apparently said to Purdue senior Robbie...
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January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Thunderous Buzzer Beater Tip Dunk by Purdue’s Robbie Hummel (Video)

Purdue senior forward Robbie Hummel had a sweet buzzer-beating tip-dunk at the end of the first-half buzzer of a Boilermakers’ win earlier this year. Today it was announced that the play was nominated for GEICO Play of the Year. Watch it after the jump. Each week’s winner will be determined by fan voting through the official Facebook page. To vote for Hummel’s dunk, visit...
Via The Sports Bank
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Hummel puts in extra time, effort to help Purdue

Purdue forward Robbie Hummel is used to hard work. The senior captain of the Boilermakers missed two late free throws in what turned out to be a close win over High Point on Monday night. Hummel says it felt like a loss and he stayed late into the night practicing his free throws. Hummel is back after missing last season with a knee injury, and the final few weeks of the year before...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Hummel strong in return for Purdue

Robbie Hummel scored 18 points to help Purdue beat Northern State 78-46 in the Boilermakers' exhibition opener Tuesday night. It was Hummel's first game action since he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in February 2010. He missed all of last season after re-injuring the knee in preseason practice. His first real test came early. He drove down the lane...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss

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