The 25 Greatest Players of the NBA's Golden Era

10. David Robinson

Accomplishments: 10-time All-Star, 1992 Defensive Player of the Year, 1995 MVP, Two-time NBA Champion
Team(s): San Antonio Spurs
Career Stats: 21.1 PPG, 10.6 RPG, 2.5 APG, 1.4 SPG, 3.0 BPG
Years Played: 1989-2003

Prior to Tim Duncan's arrival, many wondered if Robinson would just go down as another very good player who never could win the big one. Two titles later, those questions have ceased. The reality is that Robinson was an exceptional player throughout his career, averaging over 23 points per game his first seven years in the league and finishing with a career per game average of 21.1 (including a 71-point outburst against the lowly Clippers in 1994). He also was a monster underneath, with career averages of 10.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game. He is a member of the exclusive 20,000 points club, and is one of only four players in NBA history to have notched a quadruple-double (34 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 blocks against the Pistons in 1994).

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