Stanley Robinson Biography – Stanley Robinson Wiki
Stanley Robinson (Stanley “Sticks” Robinson born Stanley Earl Robinson) was an American professional basketball player.
He attended Huffman High in Birmingham where he was named Mr. Alabama Basketball in 2006 following his senior season and was also named the state Gatorade Player of the Year. He had over 2,000 career points, almost 1,000 rebounds, over 500 assists, 250 steals and 300 blocked shots with the Vikings.
He went on to study at the University of Connecticut, where he played college basketball with the Connecticut Huskies from 2006-2010. Over his four-year UConn career, he averaged 9.8 points and 6.2 rebounds, scoring 1,231 career points, 36th all-time, and grabbing 776 rebounds. His UConn teams won 90 games, including a glittering 31-5 record in 2008-09, when the Huskies reached the Final Four in Detroit.
Robinson was drafted by the Orlando Magic in the second round of the 2010 NBA Draft, the 59th overall pick, but was waived on the last day of training camp. He played with the Iowa Energy of the NBA Developmental League. He continued his professional career in the National Basketball League of Canada, as well as in Iceland, Chile and a number of other teams overseas, but injuries continually hampered his career.
Stanley Robinson Age
Stanley Robinson was born on July 14, 1988, in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. He died on July 21, 2020, in Birmingham, Alabama, aged 32.
Stanley Robinson Family
Stanley Robinson was the son of Rosa Robinson. He had two sisters, Erika and April, and three daughters.
Stanley Robinson Death – Stanley Robinson Suicide
Stanley Robinson died at his home in Birmingham, Alabama on July 21, 2020, at the age of 32. He was found unresponsive in the bedroom of a family home in the 1500 block of 23rd Street S.W. in Birmingham, Alabama, according to Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
UConn Men’s Basketball tweeted: “The UConn Basketball family grieves the loss of a great player and an even greater person, Stanley “Sticks” Robinson. Our thoughts and prayers are with Stanley’s family at this difficult time 🙏 Rest In Peace, Sticks.”
The UConn Basketball family grieves the loss of a great player and an even greater person, Stanley “Sticks” Robinson. Our thoughts and prayers are with Stanley’s family at this difficult time 🙏
Rest In Peace, Sticks. pic.twitter.com/ihm5z0h1OK
— UConn Men’s Basketball (@UConnMBB) July 22, 2020
Robinson’s coach at UConn, Hall of Fame Coach Jim Calhoun, said in a statement: “I am truly heartbroken. Stanley was such a beautiful person, caring and giving. He was a gentle soul, too gentle for this world. He was not only loved by his teammates, but everybody who met Sticks liked him. He will always be a Husky.”
Huffman Basketball tweeted: “The Viking family mourns the loss of Stanley Robinson “Sticks”. True pioneer for the Huffman Basketball program. Continued prayers for his family and Children 🙏🏾.”
The Viking family mourns the loss of Stanley Robinson “Sticks”. True pioneer for the Huffman Basketball program. Continued prayers for his family and Children 🙏🏾. pic.twitter.com/oId6xj5EZq
— Huffman Basketball (@_VikingsBball) July 22, 2020
Calhoun said in a statement to ESPN: “Today is a sad day. I’ve lost one of my guys. Stanley was not only an exceptional player for me, but one of the most genuine guys to be around. He was a tremendous, tremendous athlete, but what I loved about him the most was his personality and childlike smile. He has left us far too early, but he will never be forgotten.”
Stanley Robinson Cause of Death – Stanley “Sticks” Robinson Cause of Death
Stanley Robinson’s cause of death was not revealed. According to Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates, “An autopsy was performed on 7/22/2020 and, the determination of cause and manner of death is pending toxicology results and microscopic studies. There has been no evidence found to suggest trauma or foul play contributed to the death.”
Stanley Robinson Net Worth
Stanley Robinson’s net worth was estimated to be $1 million.
Stanley Robinson Height
He stood at a height of 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m).