One of the greatest NBA players to ever grace the hardwood, San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan, is definitely seeing the end of his illustrious career coming to a close. And if his new deal with San Antonio is any indication, then fans will have at least two more seasons to appreciate his greatness.
There was no doubt that Duncan, a free agent heading into the new season, wasn't going to re-sign with the Spurs. He started in black and silver and will retire in black and silver. So it came to no surprise he opted to stay in San Antonio thus guaranteeing his last day in the NBA to be with the Spurs.
TD signed a three year deal (third year his option) which will net him $30 million.
"Duncan, whose contract last season called for him to be paid $21.2 million, will get $9.65 million next season and $10.4 million in 2013-14. The final season of the three-year deal, at Duncan’s option, is for an even $10 million."
The structure of Duncan's deal allows the Spurs some financial wiggle-room ...