Robert Werdann
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Robert Werdann
Robert Werdann
Grand Rapids Drive
Position Head coach
League NBA G League
Personal information
Born (1970-09-12) September 12, 1970 (age 48)
Queens, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school Archbishop Molloy
(Queens, New York)
College St. John's (1988-1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46th overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career 1992-2000
Career history
As player:
1992-1993 Denver Nuggets
1993-1994 Yakima Sun Kings
1994 Long Island Surf
1994-1995 Harrisburg Hammerheads
1995 Long Island Surf
1995-1996 New Jersey Nets
1996 Oklahoma City Cavalry
1996-1997 New Jersey Nets
1997 Long Island Surf
1997-1999 Yakima Sun Kings
1999-2000 Baltimore Bayrunners
As coach:
2010-2011 Golden State Warriors (assistant)
2011-2013 Charlotte Bobcats (assistant)
2013-2014 Idaho Stampede (assistant)
2017-present Grand Rapids Drive
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Robert Werdann (born September 12, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player. He is currently the head coach of the Grand Rapids Drive in the NBA G League.


Born in Sunnyside, Queens, New York, he attended academic and athletic powerhouse Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens, New York, graduating in 1988. In his senior year of high school, he won McDonald's High School All-American. During his college playing career at St. John's University, he became the all-time leader in career blocked shots. He was also a part of the team that won the NIT Championship in 1989, the Big East Championship in 1992, and reached the NCAA tournament three times. In his junior year, he won All-Big East Honors. While playing for St. John's, Werdann was third-team All-Big East as a junior.[1]

He was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the second round (46th overall) of the 1992 NBA draft. A 6'11" center from St. John's University, Werdann played in three NBA seasons. He played for the Nuggets and New Jersey Nets. He also played with the Harrisburg Hammerheads of the CBA.[1] In his NBA career, Werdann played in 47 games and scored a total of 101 points.

He later became an assistant coach with the New Orleans Hornets after earlier working for the team as a player scout for five years.[2][3]

The Golden State Warriors named Robert Werdann an assistant coach for the 2010-11 season for head coach Keith Smart, along with Jerry Sichting, Calbert Cheaney, and Mark Price. In 2011, he became an assistant coach with the Charlotte Bobcats.[4] In 2013, he was coaching in Puerto Rico.[5] In October 2013, he was hired by the Idaho Stampede as an assistant coach for the 2013-14 season.[6] In 2014, Robert became the professional scout for the Detroit Pistons. In 2017, he was named the head coach of the Pistons' NBA G League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive.[7]


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