Fresno State Athletics

Fresno State Athletics

iHeartMedia! The New Home For Fresno State Athletics!


Robinson in Chicago for NBA Combine

Orlando Robinson has an opportunity to showcase his skills and meet with NBA teams in Chicago at the Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine 2022.

CHICAGO – The road to the NBA has Orlando Robinson in Chicago this week for the Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine 2022, which runs from May 18-20.

In the last 22 seasons, Fresno State has produced three NBA Lottery picks - Paul George (No. 10 overall in 2010), Melvin Ely (No. 12 overall in 2002) and Courtney Alexander (No. 13 overall in 2000) - while UNLV has two and San Diego State has one in that same 22-season span.

Overall, Fresno State has had 31 players go on to play in the NBA, including 21 being selected in the NBA Draft with five first-round picks (four since 2000).

Notes: Orlando Robinson, Fresno State

Orlando Robinson is one of two players in NCAA history with at least 700 points, 300 rebounds and 100 assists in a season. During the 2021-22 season, Robinson had 700 points, 301 rebounds and 103 assists. Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky had 732 points, 320 rebounds and 103 assists in 2014-15.

As a junior this past season, Robinson averaged 19.4 points and 8.4 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs, who went 23-13 overall while winning The Basketball Classic, presented by ERACISM and the 2021 Venue Twin Southern California Challenge. Robinson was named the MVP for both tournaments.

Robinson finished sixth nationally in the 2022 Player of the Year Standings (1.341 kPOY rating) with the second-most game MVPs (21), per

Robinson earned 2021-22 Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America honors and was a 2021-22 Lefty Driesell Award finalist, which is presented annually to the top defensive player in Division I basketball.

Robinson was on two midseason National Player of the Year Watch Lists.

Robinson also earned first-team All-Mountain West and NABC All-District honors in 2022.

Information: Microsoft Surface NBADraft Combine 2022

The NBA announced that 76 players are expected to attend the Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine 2022, scheduled for May 18-20 at Wintrust Arena and the Marriott Marquis in Chicago.

The Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine 2022 is an important step in the draft process for NBA prospects, leading up to NBA Draft 2022 presented by State Farm on June 23.

Players will have interviews with NBA teams and participate in five-on-five games as well as shooting and strength and agility drills from May 18-20. Coverage of the Microsoft Surface NBA Draft Combine 2022 begins Thursday, May 19 on ESPNews from 12-2 p.m. PT and transitions to ESPN2 from 2-4 p.m. PT. The coverage continues on Friday, May 20 from 10-11 a.m. PT on ESPN2 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. PT on ESPNews.

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content