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Tim Duncan suing real estate company over doctored image

Former San Antonio Spurs big man Tim Duncan didn’t necessarily make many enemies during his 19-year career in the NBA. Seen as a gentle giant, Duncan endeared himself to teammates and foes alike with an unassuming personality and a respectful manner. Less than a month into retirement, Duncan is apparently in the midst of creating a foe in the courthouse. The five-time NBA champion...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan honored by San Antonio with a day named after him

Tim Duncan was one of the best players in NBA history at his position, and he’s now been given a prestigious honor to make sure his legacy is remembered for years to come. Mayor Ivy Taylor recently declared July 21 “Tim Duncan Day.” Excited to declare July 21 as #TimDuncanDay! Show your love for #21 by wearing @spurs gear & post a pic. @COSAGOV pic.twitter.com/a7nrkMu6pB...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

21 things you didn’t know about Tim Duncan

The writing was on the wall for the San Antonio Spurs. At the end of the third quarter of Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals, they trailed the Oklahoma City Thunder by 26 points. They had lost three of their last four games vs OKC and found themselves overwhelmed by the size and physicality of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and, most surprisingly, Enes Kanter. On the...
Via Yardbarker
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Read Tim Duncan’s letter to fans following his retirement

Tim Duncan’s remarkable 19 year career with the San Antonio Spurs came to an end on Monday when he announced his retirement from the NBA and the only team he’s ever known. He’s been the backbone for the Spurs' incredible run of sustained success from when he was drafted in 1997 all the way until now, in which he’s never missed the playoffs, won 12 division titles, five NBA...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan retired because ‘it wasn’t fun’

Future NBA Hall of Famer Tim Duncan had a great reason to retire after 19 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs. “I started not enjoying myself as much. It wasn’t fun as much,” Duncan said in an interview with Tim Grifin of My San Antonio. “When it’s not fun anymore, I’m done.” Well, there isn’t anything else that needs to be said. Basketball is a game, after...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan once wrote college paper on ‘excessive egotism’

Once upon a time, Tim Duncan was a psychology major at Wake Forest, with all the tasks and duties that come with that. It means Duncan has written a few papers in his time, including at least one that was published in an academic journal. The title of that paper is very fittingly Duncan. At Wake Forest, Tim Duncan published a paper in a psychology journal. Look at the title....
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs thank Tim Duncan with touching tribute video

Tim Duncan is retiring from the NBA after winning five championships with the San Antonio Spurs, who gave him a warm farewell on Twitter today. #ThankYouTD, for everything.https://t.co/tsjN4go8Rk — San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) July 11, 2016 Duncan spent his entire 19-year career in San Antonio, earning 15 All-Star Game appearances. Perhaps even more remarkably, Duncan’s Spurs...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The many legacies of Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan isn't the greatest player in NBA history and certainly not the most entertaining or culturally relevant, but no team has extracted more value from a player and for longer than the Spurs did with him since Bill Russell and the Celtics. The Spurs filched Duncan when a 59-win team suddenly won just 20 with David Robinson missing 76 games in 96-97 due to injury. San Antonio...
Via RealGM - NBA
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs expect Tim Duncan retirement answer this weekend

The San Antonio Spurs figure out the direction of the franchise this weekend when Tim Duncan will decide whether he calls it quits on a legendary career. Duncan exercised his contract option for next season earlier this summer, but doubt remained as to whether he would go for season No. 20. Alex Kennedy of BasketballInsiders.com revealed Duncan plans to make a decision over the...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Duncan 'leaning strongly' toward retirement

San Antonio Spurs big man Tim Duncan could be calling it a career. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported on Monday that Duncan is “leaning strongly” toward retirement and has hinted to Spurs officials and those close to him that he will soon announce he has played his last NBA season. Duncan exercised his $5.6 million player option with the Spurs last week, so the door...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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