December 18, 2008
Spurs@Magic 8 p.m. [TNT] This telecast comes one day before the launch of Adidas' TS Bounce Commander basketball shoe, two of whose endorsers meet in the game - San Antonio's Tim Duncan and Orlando's Dwight Howard (right). If David Robinson still played for the Spurs, he could have endorsed the Master and Commander shoe.
February 23, 2003
Moves Baseball DEVIL RAYS: Agreed to one-year contract with P Jesus Colome. METS: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Donovan Osborne, who had been with White Sox. RED SOX: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Robert Person, who had been with Phillies. Basketball SPURS: Activated C David Robinson (Navy). TIMBERWOLVES: Signed G Mike Wilks for remainder of season. College SOUTH CAROLINA: Announced that F Jason Parker, former Kentucky player who enrolled last fall, is no longer attending classes after failing to complete schoolwork last semester.
June 17, 1998
Meet David RobinsonDavid Robinson is the San Antonio Spurs' 7' 1" center. He--finished the 1997-98 season among the NBA's Top 10 leaders in scoring average (21.6), rebounds (10.6), and blocks (2.63) per game. David, a nine-year NBA veteran, is one of the league's hardest workers.David graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with his degree in mathematics. He is a math whiz and talented musician. "The Naval Academy taught me to set goals," says David. "I feel I can do whatever I want with my life.
February 12, 1991
VS. SAN ANTONIO SPURS* WHEN: Tonight, 8:30.* WHERE: HemisFair Arena, San Antonio.* TV/RADIO: Channel 20, WTOP-AM 1500.* OUTLOOK: Starting tonight the Bullets (21-27) expect to get some help from John Williams, but don't expect much right away. The 6-foot-9 forward, who has been out for more than a year because of knee surgery and a prolonged battle with his waistline, has been cleared to play, but coach Wes Unseld says he will use him only sparingly. He will need all of his big men tonight against the Spurs (32-13)
April 3, 1996
Trail Blazers: Guard Rod Strickland was ordered to attend a program for batterers after pleading guilty Monday to hitting his former girlfriend. He was arrested in New York in November on charges of assault, menacing and harassment for allegedly hitting the mother of his 5-year-old son.Top scorers: Michael Jordan leads the NBA in scoring with a 30.8 average. Houston's Hakeem Olajuwon is second at 26.9, followed by Utah's Karl Malone (26.0) and San Antonio's David Robinson (25.2).Quotable: "I've been a bad boy. I'm sorry.
May 5, 1998
No. 1 Utah (62-20) vs.No. 5 San Antonio (56-26)Season series: Jazz won 3-1, its only loss coming on the road without then-injured point guard John Stockton.Last round: Utah defeated No. 8 Houston in five games. San Antonio defeated No. 4 Phoenix in four games.Key players: Utah -- Karl Malone (26.6 ppg, 12.6 rpg), Stockton (12.4 ppg, 8.2 apg), Jeff Hornacek (11.2 ppg, 4.0 apg), Byron Russell (12.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg). San Antonio -- David Robinson (20.3 ppg, 16.0 rpg), Tim Duncan (20.3 ppg, 9.8 rpg)