On This Date in NBA History: August 6, David Robinson was born

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

1965 – Happy 48th birthday to Hall of Fame center David Robinson (@DavidtheAdmiral) who spent 14 seasons in the league. After the San Antonio Spurs chose him with the first overall pick in the seven-round 1987 Draft, the Admiral 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.

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  • Samuel Thompson

    Happy Birthday to the admiral