Mitchell Robinson is an American professional basketball player playing for the New York Knicks. He had a tumultuous path to the NBA. After getting selected in the Western Kentucky University, he withdrew before fulfilling his commitment and announced he would prepare for the NBA Draft on his own.
As a 7-footer he is a good inside scorer and holds the NBA record for highest field goal percentage over a season at 74.2.
He was 36th pick by the New York Knicks in the 2018 NBA Draft. In 2019, after an impressive season, where he finished second in blocked shots per game, he was selected to the All-Rookie 2nd team.
He played his High School basketball at Pine Forest High school Pensacola. He started taking basketball seriously when in 8th grade he had a growth spurt taking him from 6'2" to 7'0". He led his High school to its first state playoffs in 19 years while giving a stellar performance in those playoffs earning him his 5th star as a college recruit.
A 7 foot center who is skilled inside the key and can get easy buckets for the team. He is a good rotation player and a solid backup center.
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