One of the top centers of his era, David “The Admiral” Robinson was a marvel of a basketball player and a respected figure off the court. A lean, muscular, 7-1 athlete, he was fast, strong and agile. In his first six NBA seasons he won Rookie of the Year, NBA MVP and Defensive Player of the Year awards, in addition to a rebounding title, a scoring crown, six All-Star bids, three selections to the All-NBA First Team and three selections to the NBA All-Defensive First Team. more...
Full Name: David Maurice Robinson Born: 8/6/65 in Key West, Fla. High School: Osbourn Park (Manassas, Va.)
College: Navy Drafted: San Antonio Spurs, 1987(first overall)
Height: 7-1 Weight: 250 lbs. Nickname: The Admiral
Honors: NBA champion (1999, 2003); NBA MVP (1995); Defensive Player of the Year (1992); Rookie of the Year (1990); All-NBA First Team (1991, '92, '95, '96); All-NBA Second Team (1994, '98); All-NBA Third Team (1990, '93, 2000, '01); All-Defensive First Team (1991, '92, '95, '96); All-Defensive Second Team (1990, '93, '94, '98); 10-time NBA All-Star; NBA Sportsmanship Award (2001); Olympic gold medalist (1992, '96); Olympic bronze medal (1988); One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996).