Robinson joins Gervin in Hall of Fame

David Robinson was officially inducted in the Hall of Fame today along with Michael Jordan and John Stockton. Long time Jazz coach Jerry Sloan was also inducted along with C. Vivian Stringer, former Rutgers Women’s Basketball coach.

We’ll have a post in the next few days about Robinson’s induction, but for now, here are a few links not only talking about each candidate, but also one comparing them to current players. If you have a special David Robinson memory or would like to be quoted in our post, please email me or leave a comment.
• Jordan, Robinson lead Hall’s 2009 Class (ESPN)

He had a stellar 14-year career with the San Antonio Spurs that included two NBA championships, an MVP season, a rookie of the year award, 10 All-Star selections, a scoring title and two Olympic gold medals.

Spurs.com announcement

…spent his entire NBA career with the San Antonio Spurs, guiding them to two NBA Championships while being named to 10 NBA All-Star Teams, four NBA First Team Selections, one NBA League MVP and was selected to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary Team

• If Hall of Fame Candidates Played Today (TrueHoop)

David Robinson’s 1994-95 regular season is the one Pelton’s system ranks as his best. The most similar 2008-2009 players:

Dwight Howard 92.8
Tim Duncan 89.7
Kevin Garnett 84.8
Al Jefferson 84.8

LeBron James 82.0

About Michael A. De Leon

Michael founded Project Spurs in 2004. He started The Spurscast, the first Spurs podcast on the Internet, in 2005. Michael has been interviewed by the BBC, SportTalk, the Sports Reporters Radio Show, MemphisSportLive, OKC Sports Wrap and ESPN radio among others. He is a credentialed member of the media for the San Antonio Spurs and Austin Toros. He is also the founder of Project Spurs' sister sites, Toros Nation and Stars Hoops.

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