Tim Duncan RUMORS & NEWS

  • Green says trash talk never worked on Duncan: 'He just stared at me'

    The Score "As Tim Duncan ponders his NBA future, his reverential colleagues are pondering an NBA without him. "If this is it for Tim Duncan, he has meant a lot to the game, the way he has carried himself and what he has done for the Spurs for a number of years," Golden State Warriors power forward..." May 14

  • Tim Duncan admits he can't relate with younger players

    The Score "No surprise here, but the NBA's second-oldest player has a hard time relating to rookies. Tim Duncan might opt for retirement after a disappointing playoff run, but that decision is up in the air. If he does, though, Duncan will miss Gregg Popovich, he'll miss his fellow Big Three of Manu..." May 13

  • Duncan wants to 'figure life out' before deciding on future

    USA Today "Only Tim Duncan knows what that index finger to the sky meant. Nearly 20 years later, from Wake Forest to San Antonio to the Chesapeake Arena tunnel where the best power forward of all time left for the night and, perhaps, forever. If this was it, if Duncan’s glance at the scoreboard and hand..." May 13

  • Steven Adams explains why he doesn't talk to Tim Duncan

    The Score "Despite being a highly effective option on both ends of the court, Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams is mostly known for being an agitator. Never one to back down from a challenge and always one to impose his physicality upon the opponent, Adams often finds himself entangled in..." April 28

  • Spurs’ Duncan: Leonard not getting star treatment he deserves

    San Antonio Express-News "It doesn’t take Tim Duncan long to recount the most drawn-out conversation he has ever had with Kawhi Leonard. “I don’t think it’s ever surpassed 10 or 15 seconds,” Duncan said. The Spurs’ small forward, like Duncan before him, prefers to deal in deeds rather than words. “He hasn’t said a..." April 27

  • Tim Duncan doesn't want to go out like Kobe Bryant

    The Sports Daily "You can say that again. Tim Duncan’s San Antonio Spurs are in the playoffs and one of the year’s best stories, but Kobe Bryant’s retirement extravaganza outshined Duncan and Co. at every turn this year. While a fun spectacle for the Black Mamba, Duncan has made it pretty clear about one..." April 21

  • Duncan passes Miller on all-time games played list

    The Score "As if we needed more confirmation that Tim Duncan has been playing basketball a very, very long time. By suiting up for the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday evening against the Golden State Warriors, Duncan moved past Indiana Pacers legend Reggie Miller for sole possession of eighth place on the..." April 08

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    San Antonio Spurs @spurs

    Kawhi Leonard (right quad contusion) is out for tonight's Spurs-Grizzlies game. Duncan (rest), Ginobili (rest) and Parker (rest) remain out.

  • Duncan joins Kareem with 25K points, 15K rebounds, 3K blocks

    The Score "Tim Duncan made history Thursday night, becoming the sixth player to collect 15,000 rebounds in his career. Duncan also joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as just the second player to achieve 25,000 points, 15,000 rebounds and 3,000 blocks. " March 11

  • Joey Crawford admits fault for infamous Duncan ejection

    The Score "Nine years later, soon-to-be-retired referee Joey Crawford has taken responsibility for his infamous altercation with Tim Duncan. During a 2007 regular-season game, Crawford issued Duncan multiple technical fouls after the San Antonio Spurs big man laughed at him from the bench. Following the..." March 11

  • Spurs will be without Duncan, Ginobili and Parker against Timberwolves

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs will be without Tim Duncan (rest), Manu Ginobili (rest) and Tony Parker (left toe contusion) when they play the Timberwolves on Tuesday in Minnesota. The Spurs are coming off a 99-91 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Monday, their 10th loss of the season. So far this season, the Spurs..." March 08

  • LeBron James passes Tim Duncan for 14th on career scoring list

    Yahoo! Sports "LeBron James led eight Cleveland players in double-figures with 28 points, and reached another milestone in his brilliant career as the Cavaliers crushed the Boston Celtics 120-103. James was his usual dominate self, posting 11 rebounds and eight assists in 36 minutes. In the third quarter he..." March 06

  • Tim Duncan says there was 'no emotion' when facing Bryant a final time

    Los Angeles Times "As Kobe Bryant plays out his 20th and final season with the Lakers, The Times has reached out to players, coaches and broadcasters for recollections about his career. Spurs center Tim Duncan isn’t sad he played Kobe Bryant for the last time Saturday. In fact, Duncan, in his 19th NBA season,..." February 21

  • Tim Duncan will return at Orlando in final game before All-Star break

    Fox Sports "San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan will return to the lineup for Wednesday's game at the Orlando Magic, the final game before the extended All-Star break, the team announced. Duncan had missed the last eight games with a sore right knee. The Spurs went 6-2 in that stretch with the most..." February 10

  • Kareem: Duncan had a better career than Kobe

    The Score "So much for sticking by a fellow Laker. The NBA's all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, told Tyler Cowen at George Mason University last week that San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan had a better career than Los Angeles Lakers fixture Kobe Bryant. "I would say that Tim Duncan has had..." February 10

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    Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn

    Pop, when asked how Duncan is doing, "He's coming along slowly but surely."#Spurs

  • Why Abdul-Jabbar says Duncan, not Kobe, has had the 'better' career

    Fox Sports "This is why sports exists, so we debate questions that might not have a right or wrong answer, but are never short on opinions. Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar chimed in with one of his own when asked recently if Kobe Bryant or Tim Duncan has had the better career. Abdul-Jabbar's..." February 03

  • Tim Duncan will miss fourth straight game against Orlando on Monday

    San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan will miss his fourth consecutive game because of right knee soreness when the Spurs host the Orlando Magic on Monday. The Spurs have dropped two of their last three games without Duncan, including a 30-point loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, 120-90, and a 14-point loss to..." February 01

  • Tim Duncan to sit for third time in past 4 games with knee soreness

    ESPN "The San Antonio Spurs announced Tuesday that they'll hold out forward Tim Duncan from Wednesday's game against the Houston Rockets due to soreness in his right knee. The severity of Duncan's condition isn't yet known, but Wednesday night would mark his third absence in San Antonio's past four..." January 27

  • Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich said there’s no timetable for Tim Duncan’s return

    My San Antonio "Tim Duncan will miss his second consecutive game because of right knee soreness when the Spurs host the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich said Duncan underwent an MRI, and has been both actively rehabilitating his knee and trying to rest it. When asked if the MRI..." January 27

  • Spurs’ Tim Duncan will not play Monday vs. Warriors

    SI "San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan will not play against the Golden State Warriors on Monday, the team announced. Duncan is being held our due to soreness in his right knee. The matchup between the Spurs and Warriors is highly anticipated as it is the first meeting between the top two teams..." January 25

  • Tim Duncan held scoreless for first time in 1,360-game career

    USA Today "San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan had put points on the board in every single game of his 19-year career until Saturday night against the Rockets. The Spurs scored 121 points collectively in a blowout win and four different Spurs scored 18 points or more, but Duncan (who started the game)..." January 03

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    Jabari Young @JabariJYoung

    #Spurs say Tim Duncan will play Saturday vs #Rockets

  • Garnett says he respects ‘fierce competitor’ Duncan

    San Antonio Express-News "With his long, fierce rivalry with the Spurs’ Tim Duncan coming to a close, the Timberwolves’ Kevin Garnett reflected on what he called an “epic” matchup. “I treasure all the competitors I played against,” Garnett said Wednesday morning. “But Tim and I were kind of the youngsters of our eras..." December 24

  • Duncan, Ginobili won’t play against Nuggets

    My San Antonio "The Spurs will be without Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili when they face the Nuggets on Friday. The two stayed behind in San Antonio to receive rest, the Spurs announced Thursday. Duncan averages nearly a double-double with 10.0 points and 8.2 rebounds. Ginobili averages 11.4 points and 3.3..." November 27

  • Tim Duncan finishes without a rebound for first time in 19-year career

    ESPN "Eyes widened and dumbfounded looks contorted faces in the wake of the San Antonio Spurs' 104-90 loss on Friday to the New Orleans Pelicans. “Timmy didn’t get a board?” point guard Tony Parker asked. No, he didn’t. That’s right, for the first time in 1,343 career regular-season games, Tim..." November 21

  • Tim Duncan passes former Spur David Robinson on all-time block list

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Sixers seemed to be setting it up, testing the old man — and Tim Duncan responded with five blocked shots. That was enough to move him into fifth on the all-time NBA block list, passing his former teammate David Robinson to get there." November 15

  • Duncan says he was duped into bad $1.1 million cosmetics investment

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs star Tim Duncan claims that his former financial adviser duped him into pumping $1.1 million into a “profitable” cosmetics company when it actually was in bad financial straits, according to a new lawsuit. Duncan alleges that the adviser, Charles Banks, did not disclose that Métier..." November 09

  • Spurs' Tim Duncan sets NBA record for most wins with one team

    CBS Sports "Tim Duncan stands alone in NBA history. After the San Antonio Spurs' 94-84 win over the New York Knicks on Monday, he has 954 career wins. That's the most for any player with one team. What an amazing record that is. This is Duncan's 19th season in San Antonio. Knicks forward Kristaps..." November 03

  • Tim Duncan on LaMarcus Aldridge: 'I'm going to ride his coattails'

    The Score "At the ripe age of 39, Tim Duncan understands that he's a little too old to carry the San Antonio Spurs as he once did. Enter: LaMarcus Aldridge. The Spurs won the Aldridge sweepstakes this summer, adding another superstar to their already star-studded core. Aldridge will line up alongside..." September 10

  • Spurs' Diaw says Tim Duncan may have 6 or 7 seasons left in him

    The Score "Age is just a number for San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan, who continued to compete at an All-Star level in 2014-15 at 39 years old. Father Time will eventually catch up with the five-time NBA champion, right? Well, according to teammate Boris Diaw, Duncan may still have a few more..." August 08

  • Gregg Popovich on Tim Duncan: 'He's going to tell me what to do during the game'

    Fox Sports "San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan is a 39-year-old Defensive Player of the Year candidate who could very well average 20 points and 10 rebounds after his 40th birthday without causing a stir. He's amazing. His coach, Gregg Popovich, knows this more than anyone, but still insists Duncan's..." August 03

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Yes: Timmy got another full no-trade clause in his new Spurs deal. His third or fourth contract in a row to have one https://t.co/3LCiN17WiY

  • Report: Tim Duncan’s new deal is for two years, starting at $5 million

    Pro Basketball Talk "Now that the moratorium has been lifted, the Spurs are starting the process of formalizing their signings for a blockbuster summer. Before signing LaMarcus Aldridge and David West, they’re going to get Tim Duncan‘s deal done, and according to NBA.com’s David Aldridge, it’s a two-year deal worth $5..." July 09

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    Mike Monroe @Monroe_SA

    Straight from Tim Duncan: "I'll be on the court next year" ... story coming soon on http://t.co/LMDPrVQ6z4

  • Tim Duncan to play for Spurs for at least one more season

    Pounding The Rock "It's not a surprise, but Mike Monroe of the Express News reported that Tim Duncan will be in Silver in Black in 2016. It'll be the legend's 19th season (all with the Spurs) in the NBA and he showed little sign of declining last season. " July 02

  • Tim Duncan joining Spurs' recruiting meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge

    Yahoo! Sports "Tim Duncan will join Tony Parker and Gregg Popovich as part of the San Antonio Spurs' contingent when they meet with Portland Trail Blazers free agent LaMarcus Aldridge on Wednesday morning in Los Angeles, a source told Yahoo Sports. Duncan's decision to join the group is another indication of..." June 30

  • Spurs think Tim Duncan will be back for a 19th NBA season

    ESPN "The San Antonio Spurs are operating under the premise that Tim Duncan will be returning in 2015-16 for a 19th NBA season, according to league sources. Although Duncan and fellow Spurs mainstay Manu Ginobili have yet to make a formal declaration about their plans for next season, sources told..." June 27

  • Spurs expected to offer Duncan 2-year deal

    Pro Basketball Talk "The San Antonio Spurs have as much uncertainty as just about anyone heading into next season. And before any of it can begin to be sorted out, the team is waiting on decisions from Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili as to whether they’re interested in continuing their careers, or if retirement is..." June 21

  • Tim Duncan says he lost $25 million to alleged dishonest financial adviser

    San Antonio Express-News "An attorney for Tim Duncan recently described Charles Banks, Duncan’s long-time financial adviser, as treating the Spurs star as his personal piggy bank. A report from Bloomberg news pinned down the exact figure that Duncan has allegedly been bilked out of: A cool $25 million, more than 10..." June 18

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Parker on Duncan, Manu futures: "I think they're both going to play one more year."

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    Guillermo Contreras @gmaninfedland

    Is #TimDuncan playing next year? His lawyers 2day requested trial for next summer, "so he won't miss playing time." Hmm #Spurs #onemoretry

  • 2014-2015 All NBA Teams named

    NBA.com "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the NBA in Player Impact Estimate (PIE), which measures a player's overall statistical contribution..." May 21

  • Tim Duncan's heir is not LaMarcus Aldridge

    Pounding The Rock "No matter how much we resist the idea, Tim Duncan will be gone at some point and the Spurs will need someone to fill his role if they intend to remain contenders. There have been plenty of rumors about LaMarcus Aldridge being on the Spurs radar to be that guy. Yet as great as Aldridge is, it's not..." May 21

  • NBA All-Defensive teams named

    NBA.com "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the league in both blocks per game (2.9) and total blocked shots (200). Additionally, Davis..." May 20

  • Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili say it's 'too early' to talk about retirement

    SB Nation "In the aftermath of the Game 7 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers that eliminated the San Antonio Spurs from the playoffs, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili weren't ready to talk about the possibility of retirement. "It's a little too early to think about that," Duncan told reporters after the..." May 03

  • Duncan, Parker and Ginobili make (more) history

    San Antonio Express-News "They’ve been together for 13 seasons, winning four championships and forever establishing themselves alongside the best trios in NBA history. Spurs stars Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker enjoyed yet another milestone Tuesday in Oklahoma City, where they played their 730th game together..." April 08

  • Duncan hits rare 3 to win bet with college buddy

    San Antonio Express-News "A five-time champion, Tim Duncan has proven over and over that he’s made for big moments. So it came to be, on an ordinary Wednesday, near the end of another long regular season, that Duncan rose to the occasion once again. Hitting his second 3-pointer of the year, and only the 30th of his..." March 26

  • Duncan, Ginobili expected back to face Cavs

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs plan on being at full strength for Thursday night’s much-anticipated nationally televised showdown with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers at the AT&T Center. Manu Ginobili missed Tuesday’s 117-107 win over Toronto with a stomach illness. Tim Duncan left the floor in the final..." March 12

  • After some prodding, Tim Duncan explains secret to his greatness

    New York Post "As Tim Duncan looked around at the crowd of media surrounding him during availability Friday morning, even the famously stoic future Hall of Famer couldn’t help but smile when asked if he could have imagined playing in New York. “I can imagine what it would’ve been like,” Duncan said. Then,..." February 14

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