TIM DUNCAN NEWS

Categorizing the Spurs’ Frontcourt

When looking back at the frontcourt of the 2013-14 San Antonio Spurs offensively, the Spurs’ big men had different roles in how they scored the basketball for the team. Whether it was Tim Duncan posting an opponent, Matt Bonner nailing a 3-pointer, or Tiago Splitter finishing a layup on a pick-and-roll, the Spurs’ big men […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antoino Spurs: Matt Bonner Signing Grade

San Antoino Spurs: Matt Bonner Signing Grade By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Deal: 1 year/$1.4 million (veterans’ minimum) The Spurs have resigned backup big man Matt Bonner. Last season, Bonner played behind Tiago Splitter and Tim Duncan all the way up to the championship. Outside of the Spurs Big 3, Bonner is the only player left from the Spurs ’07 championship...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

(Photo) Tim Duncan – Mixed Martial Arts Master

It’s the NBA offseason and many players are doing what they can to stay in shape as the upcoming season inches closer. Take San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan who is making the most of his free time and incorporating mixed martial arts in his offseason training regiment. Check out this photo of No. 21 training […]
Via Project Spurs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees star Jeter praises Tim Duncan

The San Antonio Spurs are getting some much needed praise after winning their fifth NBA championship just a little over a month ago. One athlete that has quietly been a long time fan of Spurs star Tim Duncan is Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees. One thing that brings both athletes together is the […]
Via Project Spurs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard could sign an extension before the season begins

In June, the San Antonio Spurs won the NBA Finals defeating the Miami Heat in five games. Then the offseason began with the Spurs pretty much re-signing their entire roster including Patty Mills and Boris Diaw. Also Tim Duncan announced that he is coming back for one more season. The one player I forgot to mention is Kawhi Leonard, the now 23-year-old could be in line for a huge...
Via Total Sports Live
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gasol chooses Chicago over San Antonio, Spurs fans react

With Tim Duncan, Boris Diaw, Patty Mills, and even Coach Gregg Popovich back on board to defend the title, San Antonio Spurs fans were able to sit back and witness the frenzy of the free agency period as other franchises scrambled to rebuild their teams. Though the team is set, the Spurs did show interest […]
Via Project Spurs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The NBA's most overpaid players

We checked in on the most underpaid players in the NBA earlier this month. It wasn’t surprise that the players in that article were mainly from contending and championship teams. Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors topped that list.  Unfortunately for the teams that own the rights to the players listed below, they are handcuffed by...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs, Gregg Popovich agree on multi-year contract extension

The San Antonio Spurs announced Wednesday that head coach Gregg Popovich has agreed to a multi-year contract extension. The Spurs did not disclose any terms to the contract. Popovich, 65, has coached San Antonio to five NBA titles since becoming the team’s coach in 1996-97. The Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in five games last month to win their fifth NBA title. Popovich is 967...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Plays of the 2013-2014 Season: Tony Parker

The most underrated point guard in the game reeled off another great season alongside Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan to no ones surprise. Parker led the Spurs balanced attack all the way to their fifth title in franchise history and his fourth since San Antonio drafted him 28th overall in the 2001 draft. The post Top 10 Plays of the 2013-2014 Season: Tony Parker appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Boris Diaw, Spurs agree to three-year deal

The San Antonio Spurs were one of the most complete teams that the NBA has seen in recent history last season, and they have done an excellent job this offseason of keeping that team intact and adding talent. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Spurs have agreed to a new three-year contract with Boris Diaw worth around $22 million. This is exactly what sets the...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Plays of the 2013-2014 Season: Tim Duncan

Perhaps the best power forward to ever play the game, Tim Duncan didn’t disappoint this season yet again. In December he became the oldest player in NBA history at 38 years old to record a 20–20 game , finishing with 23 points and 21 rebounds and the game-winning jump shot against the Atlanta Hawks. He led the Spurs to a league-best 62 wins and then powered them to their fifth...
Via Hooped Up
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan’s Game 1 finals jersey goes for big bucks at auction

Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat might be remembered for the AT&T Center’s air conditioning going out of commission creating sauna-like temperatures in the arena. Players on both sides were soaking with sweat and even LeBron James suffered cramps late in the game. Jerseys from that game […]
Via Project Spurs
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs, Patty Mills agree to three-year deal

The San Antonio Spurs are fresh off of yet another championship win, and they got more good news this evening. According to a report from Buck Harvey, the Spurs and backup point guard Patty Mills have agreed to a three-year contract. There was some interest in him on the open market, but both the Spurs and Mills made it clear that they wanted to figure out something that would keep...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan’s Top Ten best plays from the 2013-14 NBA season

In the annals of NBA history, San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan has cemented his spot as one of the best big men in the game’s history. If you happened to miss any of Tim Duncan’s highlight plays from this NBA season, then the below video mix might be for you. Check out Tim Duncan’s Top Ten plays from this season and admire Timmy at his finest: *** Duncan image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Proof Tiago Splitter was a fan of Tim Duncan since he was a teenager

Maybe it was destiny one day Tiago Splitter would be a center for the San Antonio Spurs and here’s the proof. Like many foreign players who dreamed of proving themselves in the NBA, Splitter was a young, up-and-coming player with Baskonia, honing his skills on the court. But little did he know, he would one day […]
Via Project Spurs
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Loyalty Greater Than Royalty Spurs Billboard

As you already know, LeBron James recently opted out of his contract which raised speculation that he might leave his team — again. On the other side of the coin, Tim Duncan recently opted in to his contract will stay with the Spurs for another two-years. Those two factors combined to make this billboard in San Antonio pretty much perfect. H/N KENS5 The post Loyalty Greater Than...
Via Hooped Up
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs Click & Scroll: Buford on Spurs’ future, Jets tight end inspired by Ginobili

• San Antonio’s Buford excels without fanfare | Boston Globe The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn writes that San Antonio Spurs GM R.C. Buford, is preparing for life after Tim Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich. With Duncan’s decision to exercise his player option, Buford still has time to think. “The Spurs Way has been different over […]
Via Project Spurs
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio billboard praises Tim Duncan’s loyalty over LeBron James’ royalty (pic)

A snarky billboard has become a common means through which fans or some other entity or organization can troll or criticize a rival or alternatively praise a hometown hero. A billboard erected this week in San Antonio accomplishes both, praising Tim Duncan for what is deemed as his noteworthy and praiseworthy qualities while simultaneously […] The post San Antonio billboard praises...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Duncan talks Pop, Spurs with Letterman

Tim Duncan stopped by the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Tuesday night, where he cracked on Gregg Popovich.
Via Gamedayr
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio billboard takes shot at LeBron James

This San Antonio billboard trolls LeBron James' royalty with Tim Duncan's loyalty. Troll hard or troll home, Spurs fans.
Via Gamedayr
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan Revealed To David Letterman Why He’s Sticking Around Another Year

CBS A lot of people assumed that when the San Antonio Spurs handily defeated the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals earlier this month that Tim Duncan would probably call it quits. After all, five NBA Championships, three NBA Finals MVPs, two league MVPs and 14 trips to the NBA All-Star Game is a hell of a career, and nothing ever beats one of the game’s all-time greatest players going...
Via With Leather
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Spurs take shot at LeBron with Loyalty > Royalty billboard

The 2014 NBA Champions are living large, and their star player Tim Duncan opted in to his contract, which will make $10.3 million next season. Meanwhile, the Miami Heat, who fell to the Spurs this year, just saw their top player, LeBron James, opt out of his contract. So how did San Antonio take the news […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tim Duncan admits he contemplated retirement after winning fifth championship on ‘Letterman’

San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan won his fifth NBA title to go along with may other accolades he has accumulated in his NBA career. Needless to say he has nothing to prove when it comes to him being considered one of the best… ever! Many felt he might hang up his sneakers after winning the […]
Via Project Spurs
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan exercises player option with Spurs

It would have been the perfect time to go out on top. Tim Duncan won his fifth NBA championship this season, capping off another dominant season with the San Antonio Spurs by exacting revenge on the Miami Heat and dispatching them in five games in the 2014 NBA Finals. The ageless veteran is back for more, however, as he exercised his $10.3 million player option on Monday to return...
Via NESN.com
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Duncan exercises player option for 2014-15 NBA Season

The San Antonio Spurs announced Monday afternoon forward Tim Duncan exercised his player option for the 2014-15 NBA Season, making this coming season, the 18th season of Duncan’s career. Duncan will earn $10,361,446 for the 2014-15 season, per BasketballInsiders.com. Monday morning began with a report that mentioned Duncan was thinking about opting out of the […]
Via Project Spurs
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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