Demarcus Robinson is a 25 year old 178cm point guard from Jonesboro, Georgia that competed last weekend at the HowardHoops tour in the Dominican Republic. He began his basketball career at Snead State Community College (NJCAA) in 2011 where he played two years. He then finished at Alabama State (NCAA) in 2015 averaging 11.6ppg, 2.0rpg, 1.7apg, FGP: 47.0%, 3PT: 26.7%, FT: 77.6% and 10.7ppg, 2.7rpg, 2.1apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 44.4%, 3PT: 42.1%, FT: 74.5% in his two seasons. He has professional experience with the Atlanta Aliens (ABA) and Kentucky Thoroughbreds (NAPB). He spoke to German Hoops about basketball.
Demarcus thanks for talking to Germanhoops-com. Where are you at the moment and how is basketball life treating you?
The pleasure is all mine. Currently I am on a tour in the Dominican Republic with Ron Howard. Basketball is treating me well but still pushing for bigger and better things to come out of it.
You been out of school four years now and have minimal professional experience having played in Eurobasket summer leagues and for the Atlanta Aliens (ABA) and Kentucky Thoroughbreds (NAPB) Why do you feel has it been such a struggle for you? Do you feel like your size may have been a road block for you in getting the deserved respect that your game really has?
In the first years there was a lack of exposure and representation that held me back, had a bad situation with that. Once I missed a full year despite my resumé from college it’s been an uphill battle and journey since. My size definitely plays a factor as well now that I lack much professional experience.