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Thomas Robinson Still Trying to Adjust to Speed of the NBA

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In the 2012 NBA Summer League, Chris Webber had positive things to say about Kings rookie Thomas Robinson.

“He attacks the basket, he’s athletic inside, has a nice touch,” Webber said on NBA TV.

Today, these things are still true but the undersized power forward still has a long way to go before he is a consistent contributor. This has been somewhat of a surprise for many considering that going into the NBA Draft, scouts referred to Robinson as one of the most NBA-ready players on the board. But as happens to many rookies, the speed of the NBA game has proven to be a hindrance – and Robinson isn’t afraid to admit it.

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