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Twenty-four hours before San Antonio closed the doors forever on Kelly Air Force Base, it avoided saying good-bye to an Admiral.
When David Robinson agreed to wear a Spurs uniform for two more years, it was good news for a city that needed some. The money, reportedly in the neighborhood of $10 million a year, was a way for a team to say thank you to a franchise player.
Robinson earned his new contract by saving the Spurs from the brink of oblivion more than once since he was drafted by the black and silver in 1987. Now, he can finish his professional basketball career where it began -- a rarity in the world of sports.
But forgive Spurs fans -- who marched to the polls in the fall of …