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Curry Kirkpatrick
July 04, 1988
Struggling U.S. star David Robinson finally reigned in Spain
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July 04, 1988

Back To Olympian Heights

Struggling U.S. star David Robinson finally reigned in Spain

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Robinson, however, still had a few. "I didn't feel that much behind at the Olympic trials," he said. "But the more I play, the more I see about myself, the more I notice deficiencies that I'd rather not talk about. I'm only 70 percent of where I want to be."

The home team in Bilbao could only wonder where another 30% would take Robinson. By midnight Saturday the Americans were smiling like a board of admirals who had seen their most promising young ensign return from an inexplicable unauthorized leave.

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