Duke basketball fan favorite Justin Robinson signs professional contract

Justin Robinson of the Duke basketball team (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Justin Robinson of the Duke basketball team (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images) /

Duke basketball fan favorite Justin Robinson has signed a professional basketball contract overseas.

If you had Jack White and Justin Robinson as the first two players on the 2019-20 Duke Blue Devils to sign professional basketball contracts, please let me know the upcoming Mega Millions numbers.

Clearly, the two role players for the Blue Devils have already inked deals because of the delay with the 2020 NBA Draft due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the rise of Justin Robinson continues to amaze.

The seldom-used forward shot to the top of the Duke depth chart thanks to a strong end to his senior year, and he has taken that two-week span into a potential career in the sport.

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Robinson has recently signed a contract with KK Mornar Bar of the ABA League, a professional basketball league in Europe, where teams are located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia.

The announcement was made by Robinson and the team on social media.


KK Mornar Bar is based in Montenegro and is coming off a runner-up season in 2018-19 as the league was shortly suspended in its 2019-20 campaign because of the pandemic.

One college player of note that Justin Robinson will be joining on KK Mornar Bar is former Seton Hall Pirates standout Isaiah Whitehead, who lead the Pirates to a Big East Tournament Championship in 2016.

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Robinson saw time in only 55 games for Duke in his four years, but his 10 points and six rebounds in a victory over North Carolina State and 13 points, six rebounds, three assists, and four blocks against North Carolina had Mike Krzyzewski ready to unleash his “secret weapon” in the ACC and NCAA Tournaments.

KK Mornar Bar is scheduled to begin games in the EuroCup on Wednesday, September 30, while ABA League action is slated to start on Friday, October 2.

It is unknown if Justin Robinson will be available in those games, but the former Blue Devil will be ready to go whenever his number is called.