TIME OUT WITH...
CRYSTAL ROBINSON
Not only does Liberty veteran Crystal Robinson love to tear it up on the hardwood, but she actually used to cut wood to make money as a kid. Get to know Crystal in the latest installment of "Time Out."
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  • Favorite movie?
    Forrest Gump
    Favorite actor/actress?
    Morgan Freeman
    Favorite book?
    Kiss the Girls
    Favorite type of music?
    R&B and rap
    What is your favorite food?
    tacos
    What is your hometown?
    Atoka, Oklahoma - I then went to Southeast Oklahoma State, in Durant, OK
    Do you have any nicknames?
    C-Rob - from my teammates
    What is the most unusual job you ever had?
    When I was a kid, my cousin and I had a wood-cutting business It would take us all day to cut 10 pieces.
    If you could play one-on-one against any athlete in general, who would it be?
    Jason Kidd - I really admire his game.
    Who have been role models in basketball?
    My parents - they were both All-Americans in college.
    What other sports do you play
    Tennis - I played singles and doubles in college.
    When did you first become interested in basketball?
    When I was a bout four or five years olf - I've wanted to play professionally for as long as I can remember.
    Is there any particular coach that helped or inspired you?
    My high school coach, Phil Daniel. He spent so much time helping me to improve. Anytime I wanted to go to the gym, he was there.
    What advice would you offer to young players?
    Don't ever give up on your dreams. You can always accompish them in some way or another.
    Is that your philosophy on life, too?
    Live life to its fullest everyday because we are not promised tomorrow.
    What is your daily workout routine?
    I shoot 2 hrs. aday and play pick-up with college guys.
    What types of causes do you support?
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters - I think it's important for younger kids to have someone in their life that can inspire them to do better..
    What is one surprising fact about yourself?
    People don't realize how approachable I am because I seem reserved to other people. But I'm not.
    What is a defining moment in your life?
    When I received my college degree - I was the first in my family.
    When your playing career is over, what might you pursue?
    Coaching and teaching - I want to inspire younger athletes to help them get the most out of their talent.

    (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrandt/NBAE/Getty Images)

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