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Duncan Robinson impresses in summer league

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Robinson, a Michigan alum, made five of his six 3-point attempts last night.

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The Miami Heat didn’t have a pick in the recent NBA Draft. But Miami has always found talented players who have not found themselves wearing a new basketball cap by the end of draft day. Udonis Haslem, Tyler Johnson and Rodney McGruder are just a few of those people

And we may have found another, and he possesses an invaluable NBA skill: 3-point shooting.

Duncan Robinson is a 6-foot-8 forward who played for three seasons at Michigan. He dropped 19 points in the Heat’s 89-74 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night. Robinson made five of his six attempts from beyond the arc.

Below is an excerpt of an article by Tom D’Angelo of the Palm Beach Post, who quoted Heat summer league coach Eric Glass. Glass talked about why Heat vice president of player personnel Chet Kammerer liked Robinson.

“He’s more athletic than you would think he is, he’s more competitive than you think he is, he’s quicker than you think he is,” Glass said. “We like his skill set. That was somebody that Chet went after right away as soon as the draft was over. You can see why. Chet doesn’t miss on too many guys.”

If Robinson keeps this play up, he could find himself on the Heat roster opening night.