March 30, 2015
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Former Navy standout and Basketball Hall of Famer David Robinson visited with the Navy men’s and women’s basketball teams this past weekend at the Naval Academy.
Robinson received a Distinguished Graduate Award from the U.S. Naval Academy’s Alumni Association on Friday evening. Robinson met with both the Navy men’s and women’s basketball teams on Saturday morning in Sampson Hall.
Robinson talked to the teams about his days at the Naval Academy, playing for the San Antonio Spurs and playing for the U.S. Olympic Team. He also spoke about his Admiral Capital Group, his IDEA Carver Academy, his faith and his family.
Robinson held a question-and-answer session with the teams at the end of his talk and posed for photos.
Robinson is a 1987 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He amassed 2,669 career points, 1,314 rebounds, 516 blocked shots and 158 steals during his playing career. He led Navy to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the Elite Eight in 1986.
Robinson won two NBA Championships with the San Antonio Spurs and was named the NBA’s MVP in 1995. Robinson also won Olympic Gold Medals in 1992 and 1996 with Team USA.
Robinson with the Navy men’s basketball team.
Robinson with the Navy women’s basketball team.