May 17, 1987, after winning the 1987 NBA Draft Lottery: James "JB" Brown: Bob, congratulations 1st of all. Clearly, David Robinson is the top pick in the draft this year, but he comes with some complications, that two year military hitch. Will you still go after him? General Manager Bob Bass: We waited 14 years...what's two more, you know? what's two more? As David Robinson is inducted this year into the Hall of Fame, he once again exemplifies the style that has become typical and indicative of the city of San Antonio—grace, class, and humbleness. Let's face it. As Michael Jordan takes his rightful place as the icon and face of the sport among the legendary players who line the Hall of Fame, John Stockton and Jerry Sloan will trudge along as mere afterthoughts. David Robinson ...
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