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With the help of his team, Thomas Robinson rebounds from his biggest loss

Updated: November 8, 2011, 10:57 AM ET
By Tom Friend | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the Nov. 14, 2011, issue of ESPN The Magazine.

HE STILL GROANS WHENEVER his phone rings. If he had his way,he'd never answer it again. You're better off texting him, or just going to find him at his home away from home -- the gym. Sometimes he's at Allen Fieldhouse three times a day, for the sole purpose of self-preservation. He's in there shooting, lifting and running with only two things on his mind: his little sister and a tree.

The sister, ...

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