David Robinson 1994-95 NBA Season: Sportz Almanac Sensational Seasons

David Robinson entered the 1994-95 season with the reputation as one of the best big men in NBA history. Nicknamed ‘The Admiral“, Robinson played the game with the stoic nature and class of any person who was in the Armed Forces. An All-American center playing for the Navy Midshipmen, Robinson’s play in college made him a top draft pick in the 1987 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs (due to Navy commitments, Robinson didn’t play until the 1989-90 season). Over his career he lived up to expectations, averaging 21.1 points and 10.6 rebounds a game and helping the Spurs win their first NBA title in 1999. However, his best season in his legendary Hall of Fame career came during the 1994-95 season.

David Robinson and Spurs Rolled in Regular Season

The Admiral flexed his muscles all season, powering the Spurs to the best record in the league. They clinched the top seed in the Western Conference with a 62-20 record. Robinson averaged 27.6 ppg and 10.8 rpg. He also added 3.2 bpg and 1.7 spg. He was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player and also was selected All-NBA First Team and All-Defensive First Team. The Spurs made it to the Western Conference finals but lost to Hakeem Olajuwon and the defending champion Houston Rockets.

David Robinson’s Big Games

It was a sensational season for David Robinson, one of the great centers in NBA history. In the 1994-95 season, he had some big nights for the Spurs. He scored 30 or more points in 36 games which includes six 40 point games. Robinson also tallied 51 double-doubles that year; he posted a season high 43 points and 17 boards in a loss against the Dallas Mavericks and also a 33 point and season high 20 rebound game against the Denver Nuggets.

But Robinson was about defense as well. He had 25 games that season with 5 or more blocks, including 7 blocks in five of them. It was an all-around MVP worthy season for The Admiral.

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