HoopsHype Thomas Robinson Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: December 18, 2014 | 01:27 PM

Mike Tokito

Strong column by @Jason Quick on T-Rob. Bigger point is how nurturing #Blazers, under Stotts, are for players oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Jason Quick

Last night in Portland, @Thomas Robinson roared, and the Trail Blazers fan base roared back oregonlive.com/blazers/index.…

Chris Sheridan

Thomas Robinson: third Portland player w/ 15 pts + 15 reb in first career start. Others: Bill Walton & Maurice Lucas. sheridanhoops.com/2014/12/18/10-…

Sean Meagher

Video: #Blazers' @Thomas Robinson: 'I love it here in Rip City' (video) bit.ly/13eC0Pe

Charles F. Gardner

Thomas Robinson only third Blazer to record 15+ points and 15+ rebounds in first career start. Others were Bill Walton, Maurice Lucas.

Erik Gundersen

Stotts said Bucks being undersized was part of the decision to start T-Rob. v. Spurs? "I can't say today we will stay with the same line-up"

Erik Gundersen

Notebook from tonight on T-Rob's surprise start and Dame's offseason work to get better finishing around the rim columbian.com/news/2014/dec/…

Mike Richman

"I think word had gone out that Joel was starting so I just knew I wasn’t going to say nothing." - TRob on keeping his first start a secret

Charles F. Gardner

Bucks lose 104-97. Big night for Thomas Robinson in start at center (15 points, 16 rebounds). Bucks 1-1 on trip.

Erik Gundersen

Final: Blazers 104, Bucks 97. Lillard with 29 points, 7 assists. Aldridge with 23 points, 15 rebounds. T-Rob with 15 points, 16 rebs.

Jason Quick

Final from Portland: Blazers 104, Bucks 97. Lillard 29, Aldridge 23 and 15, Thomas Robinson fills in for Lopez and has 15 points and 16 rebs

Mike Richman

That'll do it. #Blazers beat the Bucks 104-97. Dame 29pts, LA 23pts/15rebs, TRob 15pts/16rebs. Four game trip starts Friday in San Antonio.

Charles F. Gardner

Wolters and O'Bryant in game and T-Rob back for Blazers.

Ben Golliver

Blazers F Thomas Robinson had 25 points and 30 rebounds for the entire season entering Wed. Posted 15/16 in start vs. Bucks

Jason Quick

Enormous ovation for Thomas Robinson as he is taken out of the game: 15 points, 16 rebounds, a block and tons of energy. A job well done

Erik Gundersen

Stotts finally says enough and takes T-Rob out to a huge ovation.

Kerry Eggers

That's 15 points for @Thomas Robinson, matching his career high

Erik Gundersen

Blazers booing T-Rob when the hack-a-Dwight helped them win Game 1 vs. Houston. Hilarious.

Charles F. Gardner

Robinson is 4 for 13 at line. Fans booing Bucks big-time now as they keep fouling T-Rob.

Erik Gundersen

The fans are cheering for T-Rob to make these free-throws now.

Mike Richman

Hack-a-TRob in full effect and effective. Robinson is 3-for-11 at the stripe.

Jason Quick

Bucks employing the hack-a-T-Rob tactic and it's working. Robinson is 3-for-11 at the free throw line

Erik Gundersen

Kidd doing the hack a T-Rob after Pop did it on Monday.

Mike Tokito

Well, hack-a-TRob is a thing now. Thanks, Pop.

Jason Quick

Thomas Robinson with 11 points and 14 rebounds with 4 minutes left ... His career high is 18 rebounds

Mike Tokito

Thomas Robinson with 11 points, 12 rebounds, has fifth double-double of career, first of season.

Mike Richman

Moda Center is rocking with Portland up 84-79. Loudest cheers all night. Thomas Robinson will get 2 FTs when play resumes with 5:50 left.

Jason Quick

In his first career start, Thomas Robinson has done everything Blazers could have wanted: 9 pts, 9 rebs, hustle, few if any poor decisions

Mike Richman

#Blazers 43, Bucks 41 -Half: Dame 17pts, LA 10pts/10rebs, TRob with 7pts/6rebds in 1st career start. Giannis and Knight 10pts each for Mil

Mike Tokito

Thomas Robinson's last start in a real game was for Kansas in 2012 NCAA final vs. Kentucky. Had 18 points, 17 rebounds, but lost game.

Frank Madden

Giannis backs down T-Rob and tosses in a *lefty hook*

Charles F. Gardner

Thomas Robinson is starting at center for Blazers. Stotts likes Kaman-Blake combo coming off the bench.

Mike Richman

Thomas Robinson, who didn't want to get excited about more playing time on Tuesday, will start at "center" tonight for the #Blazers

Erik Gundersen

The board has changed. T-Rob now in the starting line up http://t.co/nrti9U4CGS

Mike Richman

Q&A: Trail #Blazers' Thomas Robinson felt like he 'got let of jail' in rare playing time against Spurs bit.ly/1Ac50nD

Mike Richman

Sagely advice from @Thomas Robinson: "I feel like whenever you get a chance in life period you should take advantage of it."

Mike Richman

Thomas Robinson on seeing first extended minutes since Nov. 21: "It felt like getting out of jail."

Mike Tokito

Spurs have a scouting report to produce hack-a-TRob?

Kevin Pelton

Sure, the free throws are boring, but if the Spurs' intentional fouls mean Hide-and-Seek with Thomas Robinson, I'm ultimately for it.

Mike Richman

TRob midrange jumper as the Blazers throw in a little used bench players into the crunch time lineup to out-Spurs the Spurs.

Erik Gundersen

Thomas Robinson and Joel Freeland the front court for the Blazers right now.

Joe Freeman

We have a Thomas Robinson sighting.

Kevin Pelton

Considering Will Barton's performance tonight more ammo for my theory of playing him and Thomas Robinson in home games but not road ones.

Mike Richman

Thomas Robinson energy play again.

Mike Richman

Thomas Robinson rotated to the rim from 23 feet away like a dude who hasn't played since Nov. 21.

Erik Gundersen

Stotts going to Thomas Robinson towards the end of the first half. Probably for his energy.

Joe Freeman

We have a Thomas Robinson sighting.