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February 24, 2003
Farewell, Admiral
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February 24, 2003

Trivial Matters

Farewell, Admiral

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Spur of the Moment
The hoopla surrounding Michael Jordan's farewell tour has obscured the final go-around for another of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players, San Antonio center David Robinson. Robinson's finest single-game performance was on April 24, 1994, when he scored 71 points against the Clippers. Who has the most points in an NBA game since then?

a. Kobe Bryant
b. Michael Jordan
c. Shaquille O'Neal
d. Glen Rice

Double Duty
As a senior at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1987, Robinson won the Naismith Award as the nation's best college basketball player. He later won the 1994-95 NBA Most Valuable Player award. Who is the last player to earn both accolades?

This Week's Matchup

After graduating from Annapolis, Robinson served two years in the Navy. Pair these other athletes with the branch of the U.S. military in which they served.

1. Mike Anderson
2. Joe Louis
3. Chad Hennings
4. Stan Musial

a. Army
b. Navy
c. Air Force
d. Marines

Call to Order

Robinson was the first pick of the 1987 draft. Rank these players in the order they were selected that year.

a. Muggsy Bogues
b. Mark Jackson
c. Reggie Miller
d. Kenny Smith