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Back around mid-January, there was much speculation about Spurs forward Tim Duncan's shelf life as a member of the San Antonio Spurs coming to a close.
He looked like he was continuing to deteriorate and had become slower and less effective. Then, in late February and early March, Duncan found another gear and spectators saw layups become powerful dunks. While most expected that to be just one throwback game, Duncan started stringing together more and more strong games and he hasn't stopped yet.
The Tim Duncan that looked to be on his last legs and likely in the last year of his career, found more than another gear, he may have discovered a few more years.
Duncan recently spoke to former Express-News beat writer, and current Yahoo Sports editor Johnny Ludden about adjusting to a role change with the Spurs.
"I got to the point where I was depressed and pissed off that my body wasn't doing the things that it used to do, and that I was deteriorating skill-wise,&q...
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The Big Fundamental erased all doubt about how he intends to finish off his stellar NBA career, and that would be as a San Antonio Spur.
Two-time league MVP Tim Duncan said he has little interest in testing out the free-agent market once his contract ends after this season with the San Antonio Spurs.
Duncan said he hoped to play another one or two seasons in the NBA and that he wouldn't play for any team other than the Spurs, Yahoo! Sports reported Monday.
"Though I shouldn't say that -- I have to threaten...
After last season’s first round collapse to the 8th seeded Memphis Grizzlies, the consensus on Tim Duncan the San Antonio Spurs was pretty apparent. They were done. One season later, the Spurs have won an NBA record 9 straight playoff games and the future of Tim Duncan seems very clear. Duncan wants to be a Spur for life.
Duncan can test free agency after this season is over...
Sports Illustrated's Chris Ballard beat me to the punch. On May 21, Wake Forest's own Tim Duncan was on the cover, and was the topic of the cover story. On the cover read, 'Finally getting to know the greatest, least appreciated player of his generation.' I couldn't have said it better myself. Right before our very eyes is someone who is a top-10 player of...
San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan can become a free agent on July 1, but he said he has no plans to test the free-agent market and expects to finish his career with the Spurs, Yahoo! Sports reported Monday. "Though I shouldn't say that; I have to threaten them that I'll leave," Duncan joked to Yahoo! Sports. "No ... I'm not going anywhere. You can...
Who says San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan is old and slow?
Tonight the Spurs defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-111 in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals and took a 2-0 lead as the scene now shifts to OKC for Game 3.
Tony Parker may have paced the Spurs with 34 points tonight but Duncan provided the best highlight in the game when he obliterated Thunder's Serge Ibaka...
Check out Tim Duncan as summons demons of the past with this beastly dunk on poor Serge Ibaka during Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. Timmy D, don’t hurt them! I haven’t seen Tim throw something with this much authority in quite a while. The dunk helped propel the Spurs to a 2 game lead in the series.
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As the San Antonio Spurs take a 2-0 series lead of the Oklahoma City Thunder, it appeared that star forward Tim Duncan turned back the clock with this dunk in the second quarter.
Check out his posterization of Serge Ibaka:
What a difference a draft pick would have made. Sure-fire Hall of Fame coach Gregg Popovich, would certainly not have experienced the success he has if he would have made this decision. The crazy thing about this is we would be lumping coach Pop in with the rest of the terrible coaches and general managers that have surfaced over the NBA.
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“It was a very rusty game,” said San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan (16 points) after his team defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-98 on Sunday evening, “I didn’t feel like I had a rhythm.”
“A week off,” Spurs shooting guard Gary Neal (12 points) said wasn’t the entire reason the Spurs struggled in the first three quarters, as they turned the ball over, and even...
Now is probably not the best time to be commenting on basketball players' overall IQs (although Tim Duncan DID graduate in four years from Wake Forest). Now is the time to go on the court and show what you got.
The Playoffs are a grueling challenge for every player. Your weaknesses are exposed more and more as the teams get better and better deeper in the Playoffs and your opponents...