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Tim Duncan has arguably been the most under-appreciated superstar in the NBA. Since the San Antonio Spurs drafted him in 1997, he's been the Spurs' cornerstone and leader ever since then. He's also been called the “Greatest Power Forward of All Time” by coaches, fans, and former opponents. All you need to do is watch just one of Duncan's games to know what kind of player he is because he's always been the same player every game of his career (except that he has a reliable jumper than when he came into the league). That being said, you know the surprise many Spurs fans got when they read what Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said concerning Duncan and longtime rival Celtics' Kevin Garnett to Jim Fenton from EnterpriseNews.com before their teams played against each other for the first time this season. “Just put a mirror and just tell them to look at it. They’re both extremely professional. They obviously do it differen...
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