In the end, Admiral makes a difference

David Robinson didn't just go out in style. He made an impact one last time to win another NBA title.

Updated: June 16, 2003, 7:21 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

SAN ANTONIO -- The back was loose. The knees were quite bendy. Nothing creaked or stiffened up, and the left arm stretched elastically. It stretched fantastically.

David Robinson's left arm reached back for one last rebound jam Sunday night, to go with the 17 rebounds he grabbed and the two shots he blocked and the three charges he took head-on. Robinson finished a storybook career with an absolute fairy tale, and not only because it ended with the San Antonio Spurs winning a championship.

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