On This Date in NBA Draft History: June 22, The Spurs Chose David Robinson No. 1 Overall

Jun 11, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs former player David Robinson attends game three of the 2013 NBA Finals against the Miami Heat at the AT

1987 – In the seven-round 1987 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs chose David Robinson (@DavidtheAdmiral) of the United States Naval Academy with the first overall pick. Robinson decided to continue his military service and then began his NBA career in 1989-90. He went on to be the 1990 Rookie of the Year as well as a 10-time All-Star and two-time champion. Other All-Stars that were drafted in 1987 were Horace Grant, Mark Jackson, Kevin Johnson, Reggie Lewis, Reggie Miller and Scottie Pippen.

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