Big Ten writers pick Michigan to finish fifth

The Big Ten conference won’t release an entire preseason poll at Thursday’s Big Ten Media Day, opting instead to just unveil the league’s top three teams. However, Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch, completed his annual poll of Big Ten writers (27, up to two per program) for the upcoming season. The league’s media voted Michigan to finish in fifth place, behind Wisconsin...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves player profile: Glenn Robinson III

  This is the 10th installment in a 16-part series running Tuesdays and Fridays profiling each Minnesota Timberwolves player leading up to the start of the NBA season. If you believe the Timberwolves' front office members, Glenn Robinson III is a first-round talent with second-round challenges. President of basketball operations Flip Saunders was surprised to see the small forward...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Glenn Robinson III Agrees To Guaranteed Deal With T’Wolves

Former Michigan Wolverines forward Glenn Robinson III showed the Timberwolves enough during the summer league to earn himself a fully guaranteed deal according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Glenn Robinson III has agreed to a guaranteed deal with Minnesota, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Robinson was 40th pick in 2014 Draft. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 16, 2014 Robinson...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Glenn Robinson III Agrees To Gtd Deal With T’Wolves

Former Michigan Wolverines forward Glenn Robinson III showed the Timberwolves enough during the summer league to earn himself a fully guaranteed deal according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Glenn Robinson III has agreed to a guaranteed deal with Minnesota, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Robinson was 40th pick in 2014 Draft. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 16, 2014 Robinson...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Glenn Robinson III signs guaranteed contract with Minnesota Timberwolves

Dustin Johnston Glenn Robinson III left Michigan after his sophomore year and was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the 40th pick in the NBA Draft. Being selected in the second round meant that Robinson wasn’t guaranteed a contract and with an NBA offseason filled with roster moves and trade, his status was up in the air until today. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary, And Glenn Robinson III Have Brief Michigan Reunion, Rep Their NBA Teams

Michigan has been putting plenty of players into the NBA the last few seasons. This year, three Wolverines were drafted—Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary, and Glenn Robinson III, and the three caught up today. Stauskas and Robinson shared pictures on Instagram…it’s probably pretty weird for Michigan fans to see these three wearing colors other than maize and blue.  Stauskas is...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report Card 2014: Derrick Walton

Previously: Caris LeVert, Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan, Zak Irvin, Spike Albrecht (Photo: Dustin Johnston) Derrick Walton faced decidedly unrealistic expectations when he first stepped on the floor at the Crisler Center. Walton was the highest rated point guard that John Beilein had recruited to Michigan. The two point guards before him were Darius Morris and Trey...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletic LaVine, Robinson III part of Wolves' new transition attack

MINNEAPOLIS -- Zach LaVine's head slumped down toward the Barclays Center table in Brooklyn before he erected himself and uttered the naughty phrase lip-read around the Twin Cities. About an hour later in a ballroom in St. John, Ind., Glenn Robinson III breathed his own sigh of relief before hastily arranging a flight to Minnesota. Friday in the Target Center skyway lobby, LaVine...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves select Glenn Robinson III with No. 40 pick

Dustin Johnston The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Glenn Robinson III with the 40th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Robinson averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 rebounds per game as a sophomore at Michigan, starting every game he played during two years in Ann Arbor. . Robinson is the third Wolverine selected in this year’s draft after the Sacramento Kings selected Nik Stauskas with the...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Primer: Could three Wolverines end up in first round?

Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary, Glenn Robinson III and Jordan Morgan will all hope to hear their names called tonight during the 2014 NBA Draft. Stauskas will be watching from the green room in the Barclays Center and is expected to be a lottery pick. Rumors have swirled that McGary has a promise somewhere in the 20. Robinson is projected on the fringe of the first and second rounds...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report Card 2014: Caris LeVert

Previously: Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan, Zak Irvin, Spike Albrecht (Photo: Scott Mapes) Caris LeVert’s sophomore season was so impressive that it was tough to appreciate how good it really was until the season was finished. We seemed to spend more time worrying about whether LeVert would regress or if his surprising play would hold up for an entire season...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Check out Glenn Robinson III’s 16 Minute Documentary: Journey To The League

Michigan hoops star and son of Purdue Legend Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson, Glenn Robinson III is now an NBA Draft prospect and predicted 20th or so pick. The documentary highlights Robinson’s work ethic at Lake Central High School in St. John, Indiana and his rise to Michigan stardom. As a side note, Robinson had one of the best vertical leaps in Michigan hoops history. See the...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Glenn Robinson III Unveils “Journey To The League” Documentary

In just a few short weeks, Glenn Robinson III, son of former NBA star Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson, will realize his lifelong dream of playing professional basketball. Robinson, who played for Michigan the past two years and is forgoing his final two seasons of eligibility, has been working out for a number of different teams the past few weeks as he attempts to convince NBA franchises...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns work out Napier and Robinson III

  As the second week of pre-draft workouts gets underway, the Suns brought in more first round talent to evaluate. The headliners on Tuesday should surprise few with their talent and skills as they put them on display the past two years in the NCAA Title Game. Shabazz Napier of 2011 and 2014 National Champion UConn and Glenn Robinson III of 2013 Runner-up Michigan and son of former...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets work out Glenn Robinson III in draft prep

He’s not as tall as his dad or as accomplished. Glenn Robinson III won’t be the top pick in the NBA draft, the way his namesake was back in 1994. But people who’ve seen father and son play recognize distinctive similarities. “He actually moves a lot like his dad,” Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford observed, after Robinson was one of six players working out at Time...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Profile: Glenn Robinson III – Michigan

Glenn Robinson III Glenn has a familiar name to those on the NBA scene, because his dad was a two-time NBA all-star.  Glenn Robinson Jr. was fantastic pro who for his career averaged 20.7 point, 6.1 rebounds, and 2.7 assists.  After being picked with the #1 pick, he was the face of the Milwaukee Bucks from 1994-2002.  This means Glenn Robinson III has great lineage of competitive...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Robinson impresses at NBA Draft Combine

The NBA Draft Combine began in Chicago on Thursday and a number of Michigan players were in attendance. Glenn Robinson III was a full participant, Nik Stauskas attended but didn’t participate in basketball drills while Mitch McGary opted to sit out the entire combine. Players completed interviews, took their official measurements and participated in shooting drills on Thursday...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III discuss NBA Draft process

Two of Michigan’s NBA-bound sophomores sat down with NBA TV last night to answer some questions about the draft process, their time at Michigan and what they hope to prove during pre-draft workouts. We’ve transcribed the interview below. On the decision process to go pro: Nik Stauskas: “For me, obviously the one thing that played in my mind was just thinking about we the kind...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former U-M forward Glenn Robinson III out to show he's still an NBA first-round talent

When the NBA basketball combine begins Wednesday in Chicago, former Michigan forward Glenn Robinson III feels certain he will turn heads. Robinson, accompanied by his mother, Shantelle, and grandmother Carolyn, was at the M Den Tuesday night signing posters, mugs, T-shirts and pictures, before heading to the combine that concludes Sunday. Last month, the 6-foot-6 Robinson announced...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Roundup: Could Michigan have three 1st round picks?

Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary have all moved on from Michigan, but they have an important month and a half ahead to prepare for the NBA Draft. The NBA Draft Combine runs May 14th through 18th in Chicago and will be the first big test to rise up NBA draft boards before the June 26th draft. The upcoming month will also be filled with workouts at team facilities...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report Card 2014: Zak Irvin

Scott Mapes Previously: Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan When Michigan needed points in a hurry this season, Zak Irvin was the man springing to action off the bench. The talented freshman was Michigan’s very own version of “the microwave,” providing instant 3-pointers on demand. Irvin’s unorthodox delivery combined with his length and elevation made for a nearly...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report Card 2014: Glenn Robinson III

Scott Mapes Previously: Nik Stauskas, Jordan Morgan Glenn Robinson III played 76 games in a Michigan uniform and was always been faced with the unenviable task of living up to his potential. He can jump so high, why doesn’t he dominate every game? As a freshman, Robinson didn’t do much other than dunk. He was one of the best finishers in the country – but almost everything...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Aubrey Dawkins to visit Michigan this weekend

Class of 2014 guard Aubrey Dawkins is set to visit Michigan this weekend, according to a report by Sam Webb. Dawkins will join Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman on Michigan’s campus this weekend as the Wolverines look to add to their 2014 class. Michigan has two open scholarships in the class of 2014 after Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III opted to enter the NBA Draft after their...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Nick Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III to enter 2014 NBA Draft

Tweet After leading Michigan deep into the NCAA tournament the past two seasons, sophomores Nick Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III will be skipping their final two years of eligibility to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. The decision was confirmed in a press release from the University Tuesday. “For as long as I can remember I have had a goal of playing in the NBA, whether it was...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

As Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III depart, Michigan settles into new reality

It’s a good thing Tuesday afternoon’s press conference, during which Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III officially announced their intentions to leave school early and declare for the NBA draft, was televised on the Big Ten Network. Otherwise, Michigan fans might have missed out on a couple of agonizing musings by Robinson and Stauskas. “It would be great if we all stayed...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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