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Retired NBA basketball player David Robinson spent his entire14-year pro career with the San Antonio Spurs. He’s widely considered one of the game’s all-time great centers.
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David Robinson also changed the fortunes of the Spurs. With teammate Tim Duncan he helped lead the franchise to a pair of NBA titles, in 1999 and 2003, the latter marking the end of his stellar career. In his final NBA contest, Game 6 of the Finals against the New Jersey Nets, the 37-year-old Robinson turned back the clock with a 13-point, 17-rebound performance.
Well known for his generosity, Robinson, a committed Christian, donated $9 million during his playing days toward the building of the Carver Academy, an independent school in San Antonio that’s geared toward students from culturally mixed communities.
With his wife Valerie, Robinson has three sons: David Maurice, Corey Matthew and Justin Michael.
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