Cliff Robinson is a former professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association, Continental Basketball League, and American Basketball Association, and he also played internationally in Greece. He has played for teams like the Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA.

Player Profile and High School and College Career

Clifford Trent Robinson was born on March 13, 1960, in Oakland, California. He stands 206 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 100 kg.

He attended Castlemont High School in his hometown of Oakland, California. Later, he attended the University of Southern California from 1977 to 1979. While there, he was named to the First-team All-Pac-10 in 1978 and 1979.

Position Small Forward
Height / weight 2.06 m / 100 kg
Born 13 Mar 1960
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed
Team History
Milon B.C. 1993 - 1994
Rapid City Thrillers 1994
Rapid City Thrillers 1992 - 1993
Miami Tropics 1993
Rapid City Thrillers 1991 - 1992
Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles Lakers 1992
Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia 76ers 1986 - 1989
Washington Bullets Washington Bullets 1984 - 1986
Cleveland Cavaliers Cleveland Cavaliers 1982 - 1984
Kansas City Kings Kansas City Kings 1981 - 1982
New Jersey Nets New Jersey Nets 1979 - 1981

Professional Career

Robinson joined the NBA in 1979 during the NBA Draft. He was the 11th overall pick, chosen in the first round by the New Jersey Nets. He played for the Nets from 1979 to 1994. After that, he moved to play for the then-Kansas City Kings.

He then spent two seasons playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers and then moved to play two seasons for the Washington Bullets. From 1986 to 1989, he played with the Philadelphia 76ers.

In 1991, he joined the CBL and played for the Rapid City Thrillers. Later, he played for the Miami Tropics in the ABA. From the 1993 to 1994 season, he played for Milon BC in Greece. In 1994, he returned to Rapid City before retiring from playing professionally.

Career Highlights

  • 1978, 1979 - First-team All-Pac-10

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