Orlando Robinson: NBA Contract, Family & Relationship

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Despite being undrafted in the NBA Draft, American basketball player Orlando Robinson’s hunger for prominence never ceased.

After training camps & G-league drills, he landed in NBA & currently plays for Miami Heat as a two-way player.

Orlando Robinson’s deal sees him splitting time between the Heat & its G-league affiliate Sioux Falls Skyforce for the 2022-23 season before being a restricted free agent in 2023.

The Skyforce Power-Forward, Orlando Robinson Scoring His Points
The Skyforce Power-Forward, Orlando Robinson, Scoring His Points (Source: Instagram)

The Fresno State alumnus declared for the 2022 NBA Draft forgoing senior year at college but didn’t get picked. But his zeal for the NBA dream was not over for him.

In the 2022 NBA Summer League, he played for Miami Heat & later got into an Exhibit 10 contract that would follow his NBA debut with a two-way contract.

Robinson’s basketball passion comes from his father, a former college basketball player who later trained him.

With new NBA fame, people are also prying eyes on Orlando’s personal and private life.

This article will shed light on the player’s early life, family, relationship status, and net worth.

Quick Facts

Full Name Orlando Lamon Robinson Jr.
Known As Orlando Robinson
Date of Birth July 10, 2000
Age 23 Years Old
Birth Place Las Vegas, Nevada
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Religion Christianity
Father’s Name Orlando Robinson Sr.
Mother’s Name Christa Fells
Siblings One Sister (Aadiah Fells-Robinson)
Zodiac Sign  Cancer
Chinese zodiac Dragon
Height 6 feet 10 inches/ 2.08 m/ 208 cm
Weight 107 kg /135 lbs
Education
  • Centennial High School
  • Cathedral High School
  • Middlebrooks Academy
  • California State University, Fresno(2019-2022)
Relationship Status Single
Profession Basketball Player
League   NBA
Position Power Forward/Center
Team
  • Miami Heat (2022-Present)
  • G-league: Sioux Falls Skyforce (2022-Present)
Jersey Number 25
NBA draft 2022/ Undrafted
Playing Career 2022-Present
Net Worth   $500k
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch Not Available
Last Update  June 2024

Early Life & Family Of Orlando Robinson

Robinson Jr. was born on July 10, 2000, in Las Vegas, Nevada, to Orlando Sr. and Christa Fells.

His father is a former college basketball player who played for CSU San Bernardino.

Currently, Orlando’s father works as a union pipefitter. The NBA player not only inherited the sportsmanship from his dad but also a physique; his father is 6 feet 5 inches (1.95 m) tall.

Orlando Robinson With His Parents And Sister
Orlando Robinson With His Parents And Sister (Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal)

The basketball player’s mother, Christa, is a teacher-turned-firefighter at Clark County Fire Department.

A 2001 graduate of the University of Nevada- Las Vegas, Christa Fells joined the Fire Department in 2013 & now also works as an instructor & fire engineer.

Both his parents seem supporting and loving toward the basketball player.

He has one sister, Aadiah Fells Robinson, who went to Centennial High School. Like her brother, Aadiah also plays basketball.

Age, Height & Scout Report

The Las Vegas, Nevada native is 23 years old. His zodiac sign is Cancer, and according to the Chinese Zodiac, he was born in the Dragon year.

The Heat power forward stands at 2.08 m ( 6 feet 10 inches) and has maintained an optimal weight of 235 lbs (107 kg). He has a wingspan of 7 feet 4 inches (2.23 m).

Although his NBA athletic ability is below average, his defense is strong because he puts in a reasonable effort and has worked to understand the subtleties of where to be and how to use posture and space.

Basketball At High School & College

Orlando attended three different schools: Centennial High School (until sophomore year), Cathedral High School (junior year), and Middlebrooks Academy (senior year).

Then, on October 11, 2018, the American basketball player committed to Fresno State; he received offers from 28 colleges including Oregon State, Georgia Tech, and Boise State.

During his freshman year, Orlando Robinson Jr. started in all 30 games & averaged 12.2 points, 6.6 rebounds & 1.6 assists per game.

Robinson Jr. Playing For Bulldogs At Fresno State
Robinson Jr. Playing For Bulldogs At Fresno State (Source: 247 Sports)

On January 4, 2021, the NBA player scored his first-ever 30+ milestone with 33 points in a victory against Wyoming.

His sophomore year concluded with 14.6 points, 9.2 rebounds & 2.1 assists.

As a senior, he was named the 2022 First-team All-Mountain West, averaging 19.4 points, 8.4 rebounds & 2.9 assists.

Among his impressive games was against Wyoming on March 5, 2022, where he scored a college career-high 34 points.

Professional Career

Orlando Robinson Jr. went undrafted in the 2022 NBA Draft, joining the list of undrafted players: Jared Rhoden, John Butler, Scotty Pippen Jr. & Dominick Barlow.

On July 7, 2022, he signed an Exhibit-10 contract with Miami Heat & played for them in the 2022 Summer League, and then in pre-season. He was waived on October 13.

Orlando Robinson Showing Off His Dribbling Skills In A Photoshoot
Orlando Robinson Showing Off His Dribbling Skills For A Photoshoot (Source: Instagram)

On November 13, 2022, Robinson inked a two-way contract with the Heat only to see a waiver on November 25 after two NBA games.

So, he would subsequently join its G-league affiliate Sioux Falls Skyforce & scored 20+ points in 7-out-of-10 games in Showcase Cup.

His NBA G-league career-high is 28 points against Motor City Cruise on December 9, 2022.

Later, he signed another two-way contract with the Heats on December 11, 2022. 

Net Worth & Salary Of Orlando Robinson

Even though Robinson Jr. is yet to land a standard NBA contract, he indeed gathered a considerable sum with games in the G-league.

As of 2024, Orlando Robinson has an estimated net worth in the range of $300K- $500K.

After going undrafted in the NBA Draft, he signed an Exhibit-10 (non-guaranteed) contract worth $1.1 million with the Heat but they ended the deal.

While assigned to NBA G-league’s Skyforce, he saw a two-way contract two times; one from November 13-November 25, 2022 & then another on December 11, 2022.

As per NBA rules, the two-way deal allows a team to sign a player for a minimal salary for one year.

The two-way players are expected to earn flat half of the major league’s (NBA’s) minimum salary (which is $1 million). So, from the deal, Orlando could be earning around $500K.

In 2023, Robinson Jr. will be an unrestricted free agent & the Heat have put in a qualifying offer of $1.7 million.

For the 2022-23 season, the Heat’s three highest-capped players are Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo, and Kyle Lowry.

Relationship Status & Girlfriend

Comparatively speaking to other NBA players, Orlando Robinson seems reserved about his personal life, specifically about his relationship status.

The Miami Heat player prefers to have a low-key life outside the court, but it indeed is challenging considering fans keeping sharp eyes on him.

Orlando is not married or has any news of the engagement. Until now, there are no records of his past relationship or current dating profiles.

Without any reports on his girlfriend, he is alleged to be single. And judging from his social profiles, the basketball star seems solely focuses on his career & improving his gameplay.

Social Media

Orlando is active on different social media platforms. The basketball power forward frequently uses Instagram and Twitter to reach out to his fans.

He joined Twitter in January 2018 under the handle, @lamon_legend & has over 1.4K followers. On his Instagram  @lamon_legend, he has garnered around 6.5k followers.

Popularity Chart

The below graph gives brief information about the popularity of Orlando Robinson based on Google searches in the United States over a year.

Orlando Robinson Popularity Graph
Orlando Robinson Popularity Graph (Source: Google Trend)

With his improving gameplay, he is likely to get more attention & naturally, a spike on the trending graph.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Is Stanley Robinson Orlando Robinson's father?

No, the late basketball player, Stanley Robinson, is not Orlando Robinson's father. They both share the same surname but are not related to each other in any way. Orlando's father name is Orlando Robinson Sr.

What jersey number does Orlando Robinson wear?

Orlando Robinson wears jersey number 25.

Nobika Poudel
Nobika Poudel
Hello!!! I am Nobika Poudel and currently working at Hansikar Technologies as a content writer.

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