Big Dog, Big Bucks
In 1994, Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson was a highly touted forward from Purdue who declared his intentions to enter the NBA draft after just one year in college.
He was selected first overall in the draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Robinson held out until the start of training camp before eventually signing to this date, the largest rookie contract in league history: 10 years, $68 million dollars.
Before even playing a single game in the NBA, Robinson had already racked up over four million dollars in endorsements with basketball manufacturers, soft drink and trading card companies.
Of course, all of this wealth didn’t stop Robinson from holding an After-Draft party, details of which were provided by Michael Farber of Sports Illustrated:

"Tickets for the Glenn Robinson After-Draft Party at the Convention Center adjacent to the Hoosier Dome. "Going" might be overstating it. The bash, with two DJs, a cash bar and an appearance by Robinson, began at 10 p.m. At 10:30, fewer than 75 tickets have been sold. The room can accommodate upwards of 2,000 people."

Robinson never lived up to his on court expectations, but you could say he was always destined to be a buck, or two, or ten.

Big Dog, Big Bucks

In 1994, Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson was a highly touted forward from Purdue who declared his intentions to enter the NBA draft after just one year in college.

He was selected first overall in the draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Robinson held out until the start of training camp before eventually signing to this date, the largest rookie contract in league history: 10 years, $68 million dollars.

Before even playing a single game in the NBA, Robinson had already racked up over four million dollars in endorsements with basketball manufacturers, soft drink and trading card companies.

Of course, all of this wealth didn’t stop Robinson from holding an After-Draft party, details of which were provided by Michael Farber of Sports Illustrated:

"Tickets for the Glenn Robinson After-Draft Party at the Convention Center adjacent to the Hoosier Dome. "Going" might be overstating it. The bash, with two DJs, a cash bar and an appearance by Robinson, began at 10 p.m. At 10:30, fewer than 75 tickets have been sold. The room can accommodate upwards of 2,000 people."

Robinson never lived up to his on court expectations, but you could say he was always destined to be a buck, or two, or ten.

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