Today’s #TBT sports blog rewinds the game clock back to 1987 when David Robinson was the rage during that year’s NCAA March Madness tournament. The highest rank in the U.S Navy that he ever held was Lieutenant Junior Grade. However, … Continue reading
The wildly popular NCAA men’s national basketball championship tournament descends upon fans every year. From mid March through early April, college basketball fans are smitten by the sports world’s most popular annual event that the NCAA has brilliantly Trademarked March … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT Sports Blog recalls one of the most incredible statistical accomplishments in modern day basketball history. On February 17, 1994 “The Admiral” David Robinson amassed the last quadruple double recorded in NBA action. The Basketball Hall of Fame icon, … Continue reading
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
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.
Today, Veteran’s Day, is the perfect day to remember this exceptional athlete – perhaps the NBA’s most famous veteran. David Robinson stands very tall as an example of the mryiads of other men and women, whom we honor today, who have faithfully defended our nation.
In The Admiral’s case, not only did he distinguish himself as an officer in the U.S. Navy, but he also excelled on the NBA hardwood following his mandatory service in the military following an amazing basketball career at Navy.Continue reading