Andre Roberson is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA. He can play as a shooting guard / small forward. He majored in Communication at the University of Colorado at Boulder and was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2013. His father, John played professional basketball outside of the United States for 12 years.
Roberson was drafted with the 26th pick in the 2013 NBA draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves but was later traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder on draft night in a 3-way trade that also included the Golden State Warriors. During his rookie season, was assigned to the Tulsa 66ers multiple times. During the 2014–15 season he was the starting shooting guard for Oklahoma. He missed 10 games during the 2015-16 due to a right knee sprain in January.
Roberson was moved to the starting small forward spot for the 2016–17 season after the arrival of Victor Oladipo. On February 24, 2017, he scored a career high of 19 points over the Los Angeles Lakers. He was named in the NBA All-Defensive Second Team for the 2016-17 season.
Roberson re-signed with the Thunder to a three-year, $30 million deal on July 14, 2017. He was ruled out in January 2018 for rest of the season due to ruptured his left patellar tendon and remains doubtful for the first 2 months of 2018-19 NBA season.