David Robinson

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David Maurice Robinson (born August 6, 1965) is an American former professional basketball player who played for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1989 to 2003, and minority owner of the Spurs. Nicknamed "the Admiral" for his service with the U.S. Navy, Robinson was a 10-time NBA All-Star, the 1995 NBA MVP, a two-time NBA champion (1999 and 2003), a two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner (1992, 1996), a two-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee (2009 for his individual career, 2010 as a member of the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team), and a two-time U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame inductee (2008 individually, 2009 as a member of the 1992 Olympic team). He was honored as one of the league's all-time players by being named to the NBA 50th Anniversary (1996) and 75th Anniversary Teams (2021). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Robinson has received more than 3,222,862 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). David Robinson is the 52nd most popular basketball player (up from 60th in 2019), the 3,874th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,427th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, David Robinson ranks 52 out of 1,757Before him are Rick Barry, Red Auerbach, Cēzars Ozers, Isiah Thomas, Patrick Ewing, and Šarūnas Jasikevičius. After him are Alexander Gomelsky, Nikos Galis, Aleksandar Đorđević, Allen Iverson, Robert Parish, and Terry Dischinger.

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Among people born in 1965, David Robinson ranks 103Before him are Kevin James, Yang Liwei, Chris Penn, Angela Gheorghiu, Svetlana Medvedeva, and Kyra Sedgwick. After him are Robert Bilott, Ronaldo Rodrigues de Jesus, Maria de Medeiros, Krist Novoselic, E-Type, and Gennady Zhidko.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Robinson ranks 3,874 out of 20,380Before him are Jim Gray (1944), Kyra Sedgwick (1965), Timothy Dexter (1747), Michael McKean (1947), David Lewis (1941), and Charles Wilkes (1798). After him are Sheryl Crow (1962), Winnaretta Singer (1865), Doug Savant (1964), James Quinn (1906), Emily Warren Roebling (1843), and Lois Lowry (1937).


Among basketball players born in United States, David Robinson ranks 32Before him are Charles Barkley (1963), Moses Malone (1955), Stephen Curry (1988), Rick Barry (1944), Red Auerbach (1917), and Isiah Thomas (1961). After him are Nikos Galis (1957), Allen Iverson (1975), Robert Parish (1953), Terry Dischinger (1940), Muggsy Bogues (1965), and Don Nelson (1940).