HawkTrax - Thomas Robinson

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Frank Mason to open at point guard for Jayhawks

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, who has used the same starting lineup the past six games, will alter the opening five Saturday at Colorado. By Gary Bedore

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Thomas Robinson recharged, settled after rocky rookie season in NBA

Former Kansas University standout Thomas Robinson says he’ll go back to being a rugged rebounder during his second year in the NBA. By Gary Bedore

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Thomas Robinson basks in glow of Trail Blazers’ praises

Thomas Robinson admits it was nice to hear words of praise from Portland Trail Blazers’ coach Terry Stotts and general manager Neil Olshey at Robinson’s introductory news conference Thursday in Oregon. By Gary Bedore

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Super subs: A look at the best bench players in the Bill Self era

For the sixth installment of our summer series, which looks back at the top players and moments of the Bill Self era thus far, we rank the best Jayhawks who came off the bench at some point during their careers at Kansas University.

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Report: T-Rob t-raded

Deal with Blazers frees up cap space for Rockets

Former Kansas University All-America power forward Thomas Robinson will be playing for his third NBA team during the 2013-14 season.

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Houston looking to deal T-Rob

It looks as if top-five NBA Draft pick Thomas Robinson will be playing for his third NBA team next season — his second season as a pro. By Gary Bedore

Rockets, Kings swap Aldrich, Robinson; Morris twins reunited in Phoenix

Former Kansas University players Cole Aldrich, Marcus Morris and Thomas Robinson were all on the move Wednesday night on the eve of the NBA's trade deadline.

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Self: Tall order for KU to replace Thomas Robinson's toughness

Former Kansas University forward/current Sacramento Kings rookie Thomas Robinson was trending on Twitter — his name momentarily flooding that popular website on Sunday night — after his spectacular, one-handed putback dunk over Dwight Howard of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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And the winner is … Diamond Dixon, Thomas Robinson take top honors

Thomas Robinson, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and Diamond Dixon, U.S. Olympic gold-medal winner in the 4x400 relay last month in London, claimed Kansas University men’s and women’s 2011-12 athletes of the year during Sunday’s Rock Chalk Choice Awards at Lied Center.

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Self: Milton Doyle fully qualified to play at KU

Kansas University freshman guard Milton Doyle has qualified academically to play basketball at KU this season, coach Bill Self told the Journal-World on Friday night.

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Tough guys: staff picks for Kansas enforcers

Luckily, for the next installment of our summer series, which takes a look back at some of the most memorable Jayhawks from the past, KU has had no shortage of tough guys come through Lawrence.

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Jayhawk pride: Morris twins ready to welcome Thomas Robinson to NBA

Their seats at the Prudential Center were in a different spot, but their emotions were the same.

Kings draft Robinson based on need

Kansas University’s Thomas Robinson was considered perhaps the most NBA-ready player in the draft and the Sacramento Kings need plenty of immediate help after missing the playoffs for a sixth straight season.

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Memorable hug, tears just part of emotional night for Thomas Robinson

Former KU forward taken fifth by Sacramento Kings

Even though his name was called a couple of spots lower than he expected, the dip from No. 2 to No. 5 in Thursday’s NBA draft at the Prudential Center did nothing to spoil the moment for former Kansas University forward Thomas Robinson.

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Thomas Robinson, Tyshawn Taylor await NBA call

Tuesday night, a little less than two days before the suits and smiles of the NBA Draft take the place of the more familiar high tops and high-fives, former Kansas University standouts Thomas Robinson and Tyshawn Taylor met up for one more game of basketball.

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