Lunch with David Robinson, Hall of Fame Center, two-time NBA Champion, and Founder, Admiral Capital Group
Hall of Fame Center, two-time NBA Champion, and Founder, Admiral Capital Groups
During his 14-year career, David Robinson won two NBA titles and was named league MVP, Rookie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. He was also a 10-time All-Star, 10-time All-NBA selection and three-time Olympian. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009 and is a member of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. Robinson played for the 1996 US Olympic “Dream Team,” which won a gold medal at the Olympics in Atlanta and was the first player to play in three Olympic Games for the US Men's Basketball team. In Robinson's final season, 2003, he punctuated his career by winning his second NBA title. Robinson retired as the Spurs' all-time record holder in points, rebounds, steals and blocks. Along with his wife, Valerie, he created the David Robinson Foundation in 1992. Robinson also gave an $11 million commitment to the Carver Academy, a San Antonio school for students from culturally diverse communities, which opened in 2001. In 2003, NBA Commissioner David Stern announced that the NBA Community Assist award winners would receive the David Robinson plaque.