Let’s Reflect: “The Admiral” David Robinson’s 71 Point Game

David Robinson 71 Point Game Vs Clippers

What makes Robinson’s 71 point performance special is that not only was he just the third player to score 70+ in an NBA game, but that the 1993-94 NBA scoring title was on the line.

Dateline: 4/23/94. Back when your mom was young and hot and you were home alone because she was at the bar on a weeknight again.

Heading into the season’s final game, Robinson had to outscore Shaquille O’Neal by a total of four points and the title would be his. Both the Spurs and Magic had locked down their playoff seeding’s so it was essentially a meaningless game for both teams involved, as far as the standings were concerned.

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VIDEO: NBA Great Steve Smith On Guarding Michael Jordan, Where He Keeps Championship Ring

Sometimes, a person’s name says all you need to know about them. Steve Smith accomplished everything a basketball player could and was so smooth doing it that he never needed a nickname.

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