This Day In Sneaker History: David Robinson Scores Career High 71 Points

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When approached with the topic of the greatest scoring NBA performances, one can only help but to reminisce of Wilt, Michael, and Kobe’s stellar achievements on the hardwood. But what about David Robinson? The San Antonio Spurs’ “Admiral” currently sits among the greatest with his 71-point performance on April 24, 1994, against the Los Angeles Clippers. Now, as if it wasn’t already enough to nearly score a basket for every minute played, Robinson laced up in one of the most innovative basketball sneakers of all time, the Nike Air Unlimited. Watch as associate editor, George Kiel III explains this feat and the importance of this sneaker in the mid-90s.

David Robinson in the Nike Air Unlimited

David Robinson in the Nike Air Unlimited

David Robinson in the Nike Air Unlimited

David Robinson in the Nike Air Unlimited

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Sid Ashford is a Houston, TX native that now lives in Austin. He loves debating sports and sneakers. He is often times called the 'Stephen A. Smith' of the office.