Former NBA Star David Robinson Named Keynote Speaker at College of Biblical Studies Rising Star Dinner

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Former NBA star, David Robinson, was the keynote speaker on May 13, at the College of Biblical Studies Rising Star Dinner at the Royal Sonesta in New Orleans, Louisiana. Robinson spoke to a crowd of over 260 supporters about his deep Christian faith along with basketball anecdotes.

Photo shows David Robinson delivering his Hall of Fame speech upon being enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2009.

Robinson, affectionately known as “the Admiral” for attending the U.S. Naval Academy and serving in the Navy prior to his remarkable Hall of Fame NBA career, played his entire 14 year career with the Spurs and helped them to two NBA Championships in 1999 and 2003. During his career he was named the 1994-95 NBA MVP, 1991-92 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, 1989-90 NBA Rookie of the Year and earned 10 All-Star appearances.

Robinson was inducted in 2009 into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for his his many contributions and remarkable achievements in the NBA.

Watch the following video where David Robinson delivers his speech upon being enshrined to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2009.

Robinson played center for the San Antonio Spurs his entire NBA career. On June 8, 1991, Robinson put his faith in Christ and became baptized. Based on his service as an officer in the U.S. Navy, Robinson earned the nickname “The Admiral.” On June 8, 1991, David put his faith in Christ and got baptized. He has helped his pastor, the well-known author Max Lucado, build a thriving men’s Bible study of about 200 attendees per week. If you would like to book Christian athletes like David Robinson for a speaking engagement or appearance, you can contact David Robinson’s booking agent for appearance and speaker fees at Christian Speakers 360.

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