Spurs' Tim Duncan injures left knee, but returns in win over Mavericks

The San Antonio Spurs entered the 2014 NBA post season with the best record in the league at 62-20. In the opening game of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs, the Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday by the score of 90-85. Spurs' veteran Tim Duncan injured his left knee in the second half, but returned and played 38 minutes. michael248 (flickr...
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Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tim Duncan scored 27 points, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Dallas Mavericks to one field goal in the final seven minutes to rally for a 90-85 victory Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. The Mavericks also went scoreless for 5 minutes during that stretch, their lone field goal coming as time expired. Tony Parker had 21 points, and Manu Ginobili...
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After 'OK season,' Duncan ready for more

Calling his play in the recently completed regular season “not great, but OK,” Tim Duncan declared he is ready to take on a bigger workload during the playoffs, which begin Sunday with Game 1 of a first-round series against Dallas. Duncan, the Spurs' big man who will turn 38 in a week, believes he can add four to six minutes per game to the 29.2 average he logged in 74 games...
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San Antonio vs. Dallas: NBA playoff preview

Grizzled veterans Tim Duncan and Dirk Nowitzki meet once again in what could be their final playoff matchup The time has finally come.  No more lineup scrambles or rest for the weary.  No more traveling back-to-backs or 8-game home stands.  82 games have come and gone, and now none of them matter in the slightest.  The playoffs are here, and there’s no better way to kick them...
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Spurs fan gets amazing ‘Mount Spursmore’ haircut featuring team’s stars (pic/GIF)

In yet another example of “Gotta Support the Team: Hair Edition,” (see here), a San Antonio Spurs fan chose to memorialize his fanatical devotion to his favorite NBA team by getting the faces of the team’s “Big Four” players — Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili — shaved into his head. The […] The post Spurs fan gets amazing ‘Mount Spursmore’...
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Why the San Antonio Spurs made the playoffs

There is a common phrase throughout the world that states “in this world nothing can be certain, except death and taxes.” In the NBA world, an argument for an exception on this certainty can only be made for one common occurrence: a San Antonio playoff birth. For the vast majority of my life, including the entirety of my cognitive life, the San Antonio Spurs have secured a spot...
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Tim Duncan Gives Fans Brief Injury Scare in First Quarter Against Dallas

With the regular season winding down there is only one thing the San Antonio Spurs don't want to happen. They could care less if they lose a game or two--or all the remaining ones--but they can't afford to lose anyone to injury.Especially Tim Duncan. It looks like he just landed kind of awkwardly. It looked like it hurt and it must have since he left the game. As luck would...
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Spurs' Tim Duncan escorted into locker room following scary incident, returns to court

San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan hurt his knee during the first quarter of tonight's matchup against the Mavericks. The incident occured when Duncan attempted to retrieve an offensive rebound, he landed awkwardly on his knee and immediately clenched it in and pain. It appeared that he hyperextended his knee.Following a Spurs timeout, Duncan was taken into the locker room with...
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Just Another Example Of The Remarkable Consistency Of Tim Duncan’s Career

The above graphic shows the remarkable consistency of Duncan’s career — a career in which the future Hall of Famer has never experienced life in the NBA on a sub 50-win team. Well, except for that pesky 1998-99 lockout season, for which you’ll have to forgive Timmy for not going undefeated over a 50-game schedule. That Spurs team only finished 37-13 and won the first of four...
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Tim Duncan taking it ‘game by game’ in regards to retirement

Could we be witnessing the final season of San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan? Seems a little odd to suggest, especially since Duncan came out and suggested otherwise when reports surfaced that he was pondering retirement. But the Big Fundamental was recently asked about the idea again and Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports reports that Duncan expressed he is taking it on a...
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