The highest rank in the U.S Navy that he ever held was Lieutenant Junior Grade. However, this former U.S Naval Academy basketball star will always be known by his notable nautical nickname The Admiral.
While an NBA pro with the San Antonio Spurs, Robinson won two Olympic gold medals, two NBA championships and a 1995 NBA Most Valuable Player. Plus, in 1995 he was named as one of the 50 greatest NBA players in history.
But, David Robinson will always be remembered for his unexpected, brilliant college basketball at Navy where he fans first saw him as The Admiral.Continue reading