Any Spurs fans out there? Some interesting facts about David Robinson.

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 Any Spurs fans out there?

Some interesting facts about David Robinson.

Oh Yes, we carry David shoe size in a 17, we go to a 20 in length and 15 in women’s length as well,.

If David needs a wider width 

We have up to 14 E widths in our line of shoes, and that is for women as well

David Robinson was born on August 6, 1965, in Key West, Florida.

Key West, Florida.  The second child of Ambrose and Freda Robinson and since David’s father was in the Navy; the family moved many times.

After his father had retired from the Navy, the family settled in Woodbridge, Virginia.

David excelled in school and in most sports except basketball.

He was 5 feet, 9 inches tall in junior high school, so he tried his hand at basketball but soon quit.

Robinson attended Osbourn Park High School.

By his senior year in high school, he was 6 feet, 7 inches tall, but he had not played organized basketball.

When the coach added the tall senior to the basketball team, Robinson earned all-area and all-district honors but generated little interest among college basketball coaches.

Basketball was not his first priority anyway—getting an education was. Robinson scored 1320 on the SAT.

So David decided to attend the U.S. Naval Academy after graduation from high school.

David was widely considered to be the best basketball player in U.S. Naval Academy history.

He had grown to 6 ft 9 in, and over the course of his college basketball career, he grew to 7 ft 0 in.

In David’s final two years, he was a consensus All-American and won college basketball’s two most prestigious player awards, the Naismith, and the Wooden Award.

1987 NBA Draft took place on June 22, 1987, in New York City, New York.

This draft is notable for the selection of two future members of the NBA 50 Greatest Players list, David Robinson and Scottie Pippen, and one player that just missed the list, Reggie Miller.

Not a bad glass of 1987.

David was selected by the San Antonio Spurs as their first overall pick; however, the Spurs had to wait two years before he could join them because he had to fulfill two years of duty with the Navy.

The Navy excused him from three years of the normal five years of his military commitment following graduation from the Naval Academy.

Nonetheless, David continued to serve in a reserve role with the Navy and was regularly featured in recruiting materials for the service.

Despite the nickname “Admiral”, David’s actual rank upon fulfilling his service commitment was Lieutenant, Junior Grade.

At the Naval Academy, Robinson was an outstanding all-around athlete and chess player.

Although there was speculation that David might choose not to sign with the Spurs and to become a free agent once his Navy commitment ended, David decided, in the end, to come to San Antonio. Robinson joined the Spurs for the 1989–90 season.

David announced he would retire from basketball after the 2002–03 campaign.

On June 15, 2003, in the finale to Robinson’s career, the Spurs sealed another NBA title with an 88–77 victory over the New Jersey Nets

His list of awards and accomplishments is long and includes a number of records as well as sharing a number of distinctions with very few other luminaries of the game; for his on the court play, he was named among the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.

  • Okay, NBA Champion (1999, 2003)

  • Yes, NBA MVP (1995)
  • Then, NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1992)
  • NBA Rookie of the Year (1990)

  • 1st, All-NBA First Team (1991, ’92, ’95, ’96)All-NBA Second Team (1994, ’98)
  • 2nd, All-NBA Third Team (1990, ’93, 2000, ’01)
  • 3rd, All-Defensive First Team (1991, ’92, ’95, ’96)
  • All-Defensive Second Team (1990, ’93, ’94, ’98)

  • 10-time NBA All-Star
  • Only player in NBA history to win the Rebounding, Blocked Shots, and Scoring Titles and Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and MVP
  • One of only four players to have recorded a quadruple-double
  • NBA Sportsmanship Award

  • The third player in NBA history to rank among the league’s top 10 in five categories in one season (7th in scoring (23.2 ppg), 4th in rebounding (12.2 RPG), 1st in blocks (4.49 per game), 5th in steals (2.32 per game) and 7th in field-goal percentage (.551))
  • First player in NBA history to rank among the top five in rebounding, blocks, and steals (per game) in a single season

  • Fourth player ever to score 70+ in an NBA game
  • 3-time Olympian (1988, ’92, ’96)
  • One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996)

  • Yes, Led NBA in Scoring (1993–94 season) – 29.8 ppg
  • Then, Led NBA in Rebounding (1990–91 season) – 13.0 RPG
  • Led NBA in Blocked Shots (1991–92 season) – 4.49 bag
  • Holds record for most IBM Awards (1990, ’91, ’94, ’95, ’96)

  • His 10,497 rebounds and 2,954 blocked shots are the most by any player wearing a San Antonio Spurs jersey, and his 20,790 points are second-most only to George Gervin

Gold Medal in 1986 FIBA World Championship

  • Member of Dream Team #1 during the Olympic Games in Barcelona.
  • Elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
  • Elected to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Class of 2000

In addition to his lengthy NBA career, Davi is also remembered for his charitable work.

In 1991, David visited with fifth-graders at Gates Elementary School in San Antonio and challenged them to finish school and go to college.

He offered a $2,000 scholarship to everyone who did. Then, in 1998, proving even better than his word, Robinson awarded $8,000 to each of those students who had completed his challenge.

In perhaps his greatest civic and charitable achievement, David, and his wife, Valerie, founded the Carver Academy. In San Antonio, which opened its doors in September 2001.

To date, the Robinsons have donated more than $11 million to the school.

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to charity, in March 2003, the NBA renamed its award for outstanding charitable efforts in honor of Robinson.

Winners of the NBA’s Community Assist Award receive the David Robinson Plaque, with the inscription “Following the standard set by NBA Legend David Robinson, who improved the community piece by piece.”

The award is given out monthly by the league to recognize players for their charitable efforts.

In 2008, David Robinson partnered with Daniel Bassichis, formerly of Goldman Sachs and a board member of The Carver Academy, to form Admiral Capital Group.

Admiral Capital Group is a private equity firm whose mission is to invest in opportunities that can provide both financial and social returns.

David’s primary motivation in starting Admiral Capital is to create a source of additional financial support for The Carver Academy.

Admiral has made several investments to date, primarily in the real estate and hospitality industry, including a stake in Centerplate, one of the nation’s premier food services companies.

Admiral Capital Group also partnered with Living Cities to form the Admiral Center, a non-profit created to support other athletes and entertainers with their philanthropic initiatives.

An Incredible person!!!

 

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