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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan smiles after Kendrick Perkins shoves him

San Antonio Spurs veteran Tim Duncan has continued to play well even late into his career. The Big Fundamental’s craftiness has helped him sustain elite production. Duncan used his savvy tonight in Oklahoma City as he was able to get under Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins’s skin. Perkins shoves Duncan after a whistle, and all Duncan does is walk away smiling knowing...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

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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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week

The San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan was named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from March 24 to March 30. Duncan led his Spurs to a perfect 4-0 week with averages of 20.0 points (on 62.5%), 8.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.0 steals. Duncan’s game of the week was a stat filler: 29 points, 13 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals in a...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: What If Tim Duncan Retires After The Season?

San Antonio Spurs: What If Tim Duncan Retires After The Season? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… If the San Antonio Spurs win a title this season, which is very feasible as they have the best record in the NBA, what if Tim Duncan decided to retire as a champion? He has 2 MVP’s, would have 5 rings and is already considered to be one of the 10 best players in NBA...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan, Spurs spooked after staying at haunted hotel

San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan has rarely shown much emotion during his Hall of Fame career. But he isn't afraid to admit he was a little spooked during the team's west coast road trip this week. For their game on Monday against the Warriors, the Spurs stayed at the Claremont Resort in Berkeley, Calif., which has a reputation of being haunted. Spurs center...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs success due to league lows offensively

It’s no secret that the Spurs’ system can produce, but as of late, the balanced attack of the full rotation has lead to an explosion of both wins and bench production. San Antonio has yet to lose in the month of March. With the playoffs looming only four weeks away, Coach Popovich has made it apparent that a balanced workload is his go-to “coast-and-peak” factor for the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

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