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Old Duncan Robinson message goes viral after Heat make Finals


Duncan Robinson has played a huge role for the Miami Heat on their road to the NBA Finals, and it seems like even he never could have seen that coming.

Robinson, whose journey to the NBA is one of the best storylines of the postseason, played college basketball at Michigan after transferring there from Division III Williams in 2014. When he was a senior with the Wolverines during the 2017-18 season, the sharpshooter thought it would be wise to start thinking about life after basketball.

On Sunday, college basketball writer and podcaster Mark Titus, a former walk-on at Ohio State, shared a screenshot of some awesome messages he received from Robinson three years ago. Titus was working for The Ringer at the time, and Robinson was interested in sports media as a career. He reached out to Titus to pick his brain as part of a class assignment.

It’s a good thing Robinson stuck with playing.

Robinson went undrafted in 2018 and then signed a Summer League contract with the Heat. He has since worked his way up to the NBA roster and proven his worth. In a November game this season, Robinson set Heat records with seven three-pointers made in a quarter and eight in a half. He also tied a Heat record with 10 three-pointers in a game on Dec. 10, scoring a career high 34 points. Even in a season that was shortened by the coronavirus, Robinson shattered the Heat’s single-season record for three-pointers made with 270 this year.

Robinson has scored 20 or more points in multiple games during the postseason. He may not be commanding as much of the spotlight as one of his teammates, but the Heat are certainly glad he didn’t give up and try to find a job in sports media. Robinson will have plenty of time for that after he’s done raining three-pointers.

Mark Titus Thought Ohio State Football Players’ Cars Were Sketchy

Former Ohio State basketball player Mark Titus, who writes an entertaining sports blog entitled “Club Trillion,” touched on the violations Ohio State’s football program committed in a blog post published Monday. If you recall, five Ohio State football players were punished in December for exchanging merchandise for tattoos. On top of the tattoo issues, and the cover-up and consistent lying by Jim Tressel, they’re being investigated for possible illegal arrangements with a car dealership. Quarterback Terrelle Pryor didn’t help matters when he was ticketed in different vehicles, each of which were registered to the dealership or someone who worked there.

Now, Titus says he always thought there was something up with Ohio State football players and their cars all along. Here’s a damning selection from his post: