Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 1/23/12
Former San Antonio Spurs defensive stalwart Bruce Bowen is about to join elite company in the AT&T Center's rafters. Bowen will have his No. 12 jersey retired on March 21 during the Spurs home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Bowen played for the Spurs from 2001 to 2009 and was a key part of the Spurs' three championships in that time period. “Bruce Bowen was the premier perimeter defender in the NBA for close to a decade,” said Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich. “His success is proof that hard work and determination do, in fact, pay off. Statistics are meaningless when talking about his importance to this franchise. The simple fact is the Spurs don't win NBA Championships in 2003, 2005 and 2007 without Bruce Bowen.” The 6-7 guard out of Cal State Fullerton earned a spot on the NBA’s All-Defensive Team in eight of his nine seasons with the Spurs (was a second team selection in 2001, 2002 and 2003 before earning first team honors in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008). Bow...
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