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D-Fenders Acquire Frank Robinson

December 23, 2009 - NBA G League (G League) - Los Angeles D-Fenders News Release

El Segundo, CA- It was announced today that the Los Angeles D-Fenders acquired Southern California native, Frank Robinson. Robinson joins the D-Fenders as they take on their next opponent, the Albuquerque Thunderbirds, Sunday December 27 at the Toyota Sports Center.

Robinson, a 6-4 guard out of California State University, Fullerton played in the 2009-10 NBA pre-season with the Atlanta Hawks. Prior to his time with the Hawks, Robinson played in Germany for Bundesliga where he started 11 games, averaging 11 points and 4.9 rebounds per game. In 2008, Robinson played in the Adriatic League, where he started for Slovenia-Liga UPC and averaged 4.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in 17 games.

To make room on the roster for Robinson, the D-Fenders waived center Terrance Gamble, who was acquired in a trade with the Bakersfield Jam for center Longar Longar earlier this week.

2009-10 D-Fenders Roster:

Name Position Height Weight College Status Birthday

Ryan Forehan-Kelly SF 6-6 195 California '03 Returning 01/14/80

Joe Crawford SG 6-5 210 Kentucky '08 Returning 06/17/86

Diamon Simpson PF 6-8 230 St. Mary's '09 Allocation 09/08/87

Gabe Pruitt PG 6-4 170 USC '07 Allocation 04/19/86

Michael Fey C 7-0 270 UCLA '06 Local Tryout 05/29/83

Keith Clark F 6-8 220 Oklahoma Acquired 07/16/87

Dar Tucker SG 6-4 205 DePaul Draft Pick 04/11/88

Lawrence McKenzie G 6-2 190 Minnesota Acquired 04/29/85

Sasha Cuic F 6-10 240 Oregon State Acquired 11/03/83

Frank Robinson G 6-4 200 Fullerton Acquired 06/01/84

The Los Angeles D-Fenders take on the Albuquerque Thunderbirds on Sunday, December 29 at 5pm, at the Toyota Sports Center. Tickets are available to purchase at the door on Sunday. If you cannot make the game tune in to the NBA Futurecast at!

For the first time, the D-Fenders are offering exclusive eight and four game ticket packages, starting as low as $20. These ticket packages are available now. For more information on D-Fenders ticket packages or to purchase a package please contact Donovan Holvay at 310-426-6042. Toyota Sports Center tickets start as low as $7 each ticket and can be purchased at the door or by contacting For more information please call 310-343-3110.

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