Today in NBA History

August 6:

1889 – Arthur Schabinger (Hall of Fame coach) was born in Kansas.  Schabinger was a founder of the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

1904 – Hank Iba (Hall of Fame coach and coach of 2 Olympic Gold Medals) was born in Missouri.  Iba is a legendary coach Oklahoma A&M and had an overall head coaching record of 751-340 (68.8%) in basketball and 90-41 (68.7%) in baseball.

1965 – David Robinson was born in Florida.  The Admiral retired with career averages of 21.1 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 2.9 blocks over 14 seasons (all with the San Antonio Spurs).  Robinson was also a member of the Dream Team in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, a 10 time NBA All-Star, a 10x All-NBA team member (4 All-NBA First team, 2 All-NBA Second team, 3 All-NBA Third team) and an 8x NBA All-Defensive Team (4x All-Defensive First team and 4x All-Defensive Second team).

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