|David Maurice Robinson
|Date of Birth
|August 6, 1965
|7 ft 1 in
David Maurice Robinson is an American retired professional basketball player, who played as a center for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA for his entire career.
He is a 10-time NBA All-Star,1-time NBA MVP, a two-time NBA Champion, He is considered as one of the greatest centers of all time.
He played College basketball with the Naval Academy, He became eligible for the 1987 NBA draft and was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the first overall pick but the Spurs had to wait 2 years as he had to fulfill his active-duty obligation with the Navy.
He made an instant impact with the Spurs carrying them to the second round of the Western Conference Playoffs, he was unanimously named the Rookie of the Year.
He won the MVP trophy in 1995, In the 1998-99 season, with the support of Tim Duncan, Robinson finally won a championship which had eluded him till then, In his final season in 2003 Robinson won his second championship with the Spurs.
He also won 2 gold medals with Team USA in the 1992 and 1996 Olympic games and was also a part of the team that won a gold medal at the 1986 World Championships in Spain.