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Five biggest takeaways from the 2017 NBA Draft

The NBA Draft is quite possibly the most high stakes and dramatic non-competitive event in American sports. One pick can change the fortunes of an entire franchise. Nail a pick in the lottery and your team could be a contender for years to come. Just ask Spurs fans what Tim Duncan meant to them.On the other hand, a whiffed pick could hurt for several seasons. It took Portland years...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robert Horry: Olajuwon was '20 times better' than Duncan

Hakeem Olajuwon and Tim Duncan are largely interchangeable in most rankings of the greatest big men to ever play the game, but one former player who was teammates with both of them certainly doesn’t think so.Seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry appeared on ESPN’s “The Jump” on Monday and said that Olajuwon was “20 times better” than Duncan.“I played with both,” said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Green: Duncan should sign 'Romo deal' if Spurs make Finals

Tim Duncan was back in San Antonio Monday morning, working out with his former teammates at the Spurs’ shootaround.Being the machine that he is, Duncan remains in great shape at the age of 40. In such great shape, in fact, that Spurs shooting guard Danny Green wondered aloud if the team could sign him for the playoffs.“He’s trying to stay in shape,” Green said, via MySanAntonio...
Via Sportsnaut
April 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan stars in fantastic ad for new cereal ‘Slam Duncan O’s’

One doesn’t generally think of Tim Duncan when it comes to charismatic pitchmen. But when the time came for a local Texas grocery chain to promote a new cereal celebrating the recently retired San Antonio Spurs star, it made perfect sense to capitalize on Duncan’s unassuming and low-key personality by having him star in a absolutely fantastic commercial. H-E-B Grocery Stores...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan got new tattoo in retirement

Former San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan waited until he was retired to get his entire back inked. The artsy, intelligent big man has shown his creative side in the past, and now he’s wearing it on his back. Duncan showed off a photo of him getting inked at Elite Custom Tattoo in Glendale, Ariz., and it was some pretty neat artwork. There’s a yin-yang symbol in the middle...
Via The Sports Daily
December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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
July 20, 2016  |  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
July 14, 2016  |  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
July 13, 2016  |  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
July 11, 2016  |  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
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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