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Austin Robbins

"Red"

Austin Robbins

(1944 – 2009)

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Austin Robbins

Austin Robbins
(1944 – 2009)

In memory of

Austin Robbins

(1944 – 2009)
About Austin
This is an online tribute to Austin "Red" Robbins. Red Robbins was born September 30, 1944 in Leesburg, Florida and was an American basketball player.
Red Robbins, a 6'8" forward/center, starred at the University of Tennessee in the 1960s and then played professionally for the American Basketball Association's New Orleans Buccaneers (1967–1970), Utah Stars (1970–1972), San Diego Conquistadors (1972–1973; 1973–1974), Kentucky Colonels (1973; 1974–1975), and Virginia Squires (1975–1976). Robbins was nicknamed for his red hair, as well as his fiery personality, and he gained a reputation as one of the toughest players in the league, grabbing over 6,000 rebounds in his
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career. Robbins was also a solid offensive contributor with above-average shooting range, and in Game 7 of the 1971 ABA Finals, he made eleven out of twelve field goals to lead the Utah Stars to a league title.
Robbins died on November 18, 2009, after fighting cancer for over three years. This memorial is in honour of Red Robbins and his achievments. May he rest in peace.
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On 18th Sep 2014
Dennis B
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A great teammate, fierce competitor, loyal friend and terrific family man. RIP
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Austin Robbins

This is an online tribute to Austin "Red" Robbins. Red Robbins was born September 30, 1944 in Leesburg, Florida and was an American basketball player.
Red Robbins, a 6'8" forward/center, starred at the University of Tennessee in the 1960s and then played professionally for the American Basketball Association's New Orleans Buccaneers (1967–1970), Utah Stars (1970–1972), San Diego Conquistadors (1972–1973; 1973–1974), Kentucky Colonels (1973; 1974–1975), and Virginia Squires (1975–1976). Robbins was nicknamed for his red hair, as well as his fiery personality, and he gained a reputation as one of the toughest players in the league, grabbing over 6,000 rebounds in his...

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