Robbie Hummel Biography and Career
Robert John Hummel, popularly known as Robbie, is an American basketball player who now works as a television commentator. Purdue University was his college basketball team. On the FIBA 3×3 World Tour, he is currently a member of Princeton 3X3. Hummel won gold at the 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Cup in Amsterdam on June 23, 2019. In this article we are going to talk about biography, career, and notable works of Robbie Hummel so read the full article here.
With a 13-point performance in a 73–66 loss on January 9, 2010, Hummel became the 44th player in school history to earn over 1,000 career points. Hummel became the tenth player in school history to reach 700 rebounds on December 23, 2011 vs Iowa. During the 2009–2010 season, he had the second-best free throw percentage in school history, at 90.2 percent. Robbie Hummel earned his 1,720th career point in a defeat to Indiana on March 4, 2012, putting him in eighth place all-time at Purdue in points. He concluded his career with 1,772 points (9th), 862 rebounds (4th), 268 assists, 132 steals, and 112 blocks, making him the first Boiler to do so.
He is quite active on the platform and he joined twitter in 2011. His account can be reached at @RobbieHummel and has been followed by over 42k people.
In Valparaiso, Indiana, Hummel attended Valparaiso High School. He was coached by Bob Punter and played alongside Scott Martin, a future college freshman classmate (who transferred to University of Notre Dame after one season at Purdue). During his senior season as a Viking, Hummel averaged 15.7 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 4.1 assists per game. Robbie Hummel was ranked as the No. 21 small forward and the No. 75 player in the country by Rivals.com in 2007.
Robbie Hummel Professional career and biography
The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Hummel with the 58th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft on June 28, 2012. He signed with the Timberwolves for the 2012 NBA Summer League in July 2012. Robbie Hummel signed a one-year contract with Blu:sens Monbs of Spain on August 8, 2012. He tore his right meniscus in September 2012 and was out for two months.
Hummel re-joined the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2013 NBA Summer League in July 2013.
He signed with the Timberwolves on September 26, 2013, and he re-signed with them on July 22, 2014. He was ruled out indefinitely on January 26, 2015, after suffering a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand.
The Timberwolves extended a qualifying offer to Hummel on June 28, 2015, becoming him a restricted free agent. They later retracted the offer on July 6, therefore ending their relationship with him.
Hummel inked a one-year contract with EA7 Emporio Armani Milano on July 31, 2015.
After sustaining a major shoulder injury, he parted company with Milano on February 5, 2016. In the Italian League, he appeared in 11 games and started four times, averaging 9.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in 22.4 minutes per game. In Euroleague play, he appeared in nine games and made one start, averaging 7.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 1.0 assist per game.
Hummel signed with the Denver Nuggets on September 15, 2016, but was dismissed on October 22 after appearing in seven preseason games. He joined Russian team Khimki for the remainder of the 2016–17 season seven days later.
After retirement from the game,
Hummel announced his retirement from professional basketball on October 4, 2017, in order to work for ESPN as a studio analyst and color commentator.
Robbie Hummel was selected for the USA Men’s 2009 World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia, under Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan, while his lower back injury healed. Hummel, along with other Big Ten players Evan Turner and Talor Battle, helped Team USA win the bronze medal in the World Cup against Israel, with a 6–1 record. He averaged 7.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game, including a team-high ten rebounds in a single game. We hope this biography article of Robbie Hummel will be helpful for you to understand his journey and works.
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