Crystal Robinson is a former WNBA player & coach. While attending Atoka High School, she was named an All-American by the WBCA. She attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University, where she averaged 26.9 ppg, 10.4 rpg and 6 apg, making her the all-time Southeastern leader in points, rebounds, and assists. In both 1995 and 1996, she was named the NAIA women's basketball national tournament MVP. She has been inducted into both the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and the NAIA Hall of Fame.
She began her professional career playing for the Colorado Xplosion in the ABL, which earned her a rookie of the year award and an abl all-star. When the ABL folded, she was drafted sixth overall in the WNBA by the New York Liberty. Robinson averaged 10.2 ppg, 2.7 rpg and 1.1 spg over 30.1 mpg during her eight-year WNBA career. In 2007, she announced her retirement to begin her career as a coach. She has been a coach for the Washington Mystics, Mcalester High School, Murray State and Atoka High School, among others. She was most recently an assistant coach for the WNBA’s Dallas Wings.
Crystal is the author of a new book, Finding Myself, that shares her life journey and inspires others to learn from her experiences.
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