No. 3 – Robertson’s stellar defense

Alvin Robertson

Alvin Robertson led the league in steals three times in his career.

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Name: Alvin Robertson

Position: Guard

Vitals: 6-foot-3, 185 pounds

Birthday: July 22, 1962

College: Arkansas

Drafted in 1984: 7th overall by San Antonio Spurs

Draft fact: Alvin Robertson led the league in steals three times (1985-86, ’86-87 and 1990-91) and is the only NBA player to ever eclipse 300 steals in a single season (when he had 301 in ’85-86). In the 1985-86 season, he won the inaugural Most Improved Player Award and, that season, also won the Sixth Man of the Year Award.

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