Robert Sacre – Age, Height, Career, Full Facts

Robert Sacre

Robert Sacre Is a former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Japanese B. League. Here is everything we know about him which you may have no clue about.

Robert Sacre’s early life

Robert Sacre was born June 6, 1989 (32 years) in the United States in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to former National Football League player Greg LaFleur and former LSU Lady Tigers college basketball player Leslie Sacre.

Sacre grew up in North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Robert Sacre’s height

Basketball is a game of heights. You expect to be built toward heaven to stand a good chance of making a living in the game. Robert Sacre stands at a height of 7 feet 0 inches (2.13 m) which is tall even for the game of the tallest. He weighs about 270 pounds (122 kg) which is pretty normal for basketball players.

Robert Sacre’s career

By eighth grade Robert was 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m) and was one of the top high school players in Canada. During his junior year, he led Handsworth Secondary School to the British Columbia Provincial Championship; he was named MVP of the title game after scoring 17 points, grabbing 12 rebounds, and blocking four shots, all pretty impressive for a youngster in the game.

That same year Robert was selected to play among the Canadian Junior National team at the 2005 Global Games and the 2006 World Championship qualifiers. On his rise to senior year he up his game by averaging 25 points, 12 rebounds, and four and a half blocks per game.

In 2007, Robert Sacre committed to NCAA Division I squad Gonzaga University made his college debut but was unable to break into the first team, the 2008/2009 season started badly for him three games in the season he broke his foot but that didn’t weigh him down, he came back strong to finish his college career with 1,270 points, 679 career rebounds and had 186 career block.

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In June 2012, Robert Sacre was among the 60 pick of NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers come September that year he signed his first professional contract. During his four seasons with the Lakers he played 189 games and started just 35 games from 2012 to 2016. He’s best season with the Lakers was the 2014/2015 season where he played 67 games and started 18 times.

After his contract with the Lakers expired Robert Sacre signed with Hitachi SunRockers Tokyo-Shibuya of the Japanese B.League in January 2017, where he played till 2019 upon his retirement.

Ntional career

During the 2006 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship where he helped the Canadians to a fourth-place finish in the tournament, averaging 9 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 3 blocks per game. He was called up to the senior national team for the first time to participate at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey.

Relationship

Robert Sacre relationship has been a thing of hidden in the wide-eyed of bloggers and the public. He has decided to keep his private life a secret from the society.
How much is he worth?

One wouldn’t be wrong to estimate that Robert worth a pretty fortune from endorsements and deals but he’s networth is not really disclose to the public or under review.

Other Facts

Robert Sacre has a dual citizen of both the United States and Canada, at the age of seven his mother, a Canadian, decided to move back to Canada and raised her son as a single mother.

Sacre once signed with the New Orleans Pelicans in September 22, 2016, however, he was later waived by the Pelicans few month into his career with them after making one preseason game appearance.

Well Robert Sacre can’t be praised or grade among the best in the game like Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Larry Bird, Wilt Chamberlain and Magic Johnson but he was able to make a career for his self.

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