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TIM DUNCAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jeff Van Gundy: Tim Duncan would make great NBA coach

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan is nearing the end of his career, and analyst Jeff Van Gundy thinks the future Hall of Famer is capable of occupying a new role: NBA coach. In an interview on ESPN Radio, JVG—who compiled a 430-318 record during 11 seasons as a coach—offered a few reasons for why Duncan has a future leading a team. Van Gundy said: “I watch him and...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan voted NBA's best teammate by peers

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tim Duncan has given up millions in salary to give the San Antonio Spurs the cap space needed to re-sign teammates and add players such as LaMarcus Aldridge. And Duncan has deferred offensively to teammates like Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard despite averaging 19.5 points over his 18-year career. He has made those sacrifices, both financial and statistical, in...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan wins teammate of the year award

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan has amassed five rings, three Finals MVPs and two regular-season MVPs during his 18-year NBA career, but the power forward just added another distinction. Duncan was named the winner of the 2014-15 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, becoming the third player to receive the award since its inception. According to Buck Harvey of the San...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Expect More of the Same From Tim Duncan This Season

Tim Duncan celebrates a victory over the Los Angeles Clippers during the playoffs. The Spurs ended up losing the series to the Clippers in seven games. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) Tim Duncan is nearing the end of a long and storied career. So far, Duncan has led the San Antonio Spurs to five championships. The Spurs’ centerpiece player has never missed the playoffs, a...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Is Waiting For Tim Duncan To Match Him

EDITOR’S NOTE: At Crossover Chronicles, we’re spending August and September tackling something other than football. We’re revisiting various “all-time” NBA conversations in a roundtable format. CC writers Joe Manganiello and Collin O’Connor are joining me for this extended roundtable series. In our opener, we looked at the top five centers in league history. Each day...
Via Bloguin Best
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Pop says expect Tim Duncan to have the ‘same boring game’

Entering into his 19th NBA season, San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan is still chugging along putting up solid numbers despite his age and mileage on his legs. But with his fundamentally-sound game that has brought him much success on the court, should fans expect anything new from No. 21 next season? Not at all says […]
Via Project Spurs
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson praises Tim Duncan, Steve Smith as the best teammates

Former San Antonio Spurs player Stephen Jackson recently announced his retirement from the NBA but took time to reflect on his playing days in San Antonio. Specifically, Capt. Jack says looking back, his former teammates, Tim Duncan and Steve Smith, as the best teammates he ever had. Jackson says in the series versus Dallas, it was […]
Via Project Spurs
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Seven free agents who signed bigger deals than Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan isn’t exactly hurting in the money department. According to Basketball-Reference.com, Duncan has accured nearly $250 million from 18 years of NBA contracts. That presumed financial security allowed the legendary forward to accept a paycut that will benefit his San Antonio Spurs. TNT’s David Aldridge notes the future Hall of Famer will sign a contract worth $5 million for...
Via Sportsnaut
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan officially returning to Spurs for another season

Tim Duncan on Thursday officially announced that he will be returning to the San Antonio Spurs for another season. The 39-year-old told Kolten Parker of the San Antonio Express-News that his decision to return for a 19th NBA season was solidified when he sat down with Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich on Wednesday. “I’ll be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Financial scam won't affect Tim Duncan's decision on returning

Veteran power forward Tim Duncan has accrued nearly $225 million during his 18-year NBA career, but an ex-financial adviser allegedly misused a portion of Duncan’s income. According to Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg.com, the complaint notes “[Charles] Banks hid his own interest in investment opportunities recommended to the 15-time All-Star” and caused a loss of more than ...
Via Sportsnaut
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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