Tim Duncan RUMORS & NEWS

  • Spurs give out 'Slam Duncan O's' cereal before retiring Tim's jersey

    San Antonio Express-News "An unusual nervous energy perforated the AT&T Center on Sunday evening during what otherwise would have been an ordinary regular-season contest against the New Orleans Pelicans. That is because Sunday also marked the day Tim Duncan's retired No. 21 would be unveiled in the rafters alongside..." December 19

  • Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he, Tim Duncan like "soulmates"

    ESPN "As the San Antonio Spurs prepare to retire Tim Duncan's No. 21 jersey Sunday night, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has described Duncan ‎as "like my son." "I love him dearly," Popovich told ESPN's SportsCenter in an interview earlier this week. Told that Spurs president R.C. Buford once..." December 18

  • Which NBA legend will you miss the most: Kobe, Duncan or Garnett?

    SI "Each new NBA season brings excitement and optimism around the league, but it also brings difficult goodbyes to retiring stars. This off-season was particularly cruel, as the NBA lost three of its best players in league history: Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. Each star became a..." October 08

  • Pop admits he's 'a little bit lonely' without Duncan

    San Antonio Express-News "Gregg Popovich experienced another first in what will be season full of them late Monday, guiding the Spurs through their first preseason game without Tim Duncan on the roster in 20 years. He hasn’t quite gotten used to the feeling. “It’s a little bit lonely here at the start,” Popovich said..." October 04

  • Pau Gasol can be a better Tim Duncan replacement than you think

    Sporting News "On the surface, it's weird that the Spurs have been criticized for signing Pau Gasol in the wake of Tim Duncan's retirement. Beyond being someone they almost signed two years ago, Gasol has always been the type of player that would excel in Gregg Popovich's system. He's both unselfish and..." September 29

  • Retired Duncan joins Spurs training camp

    San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan must have heard Gregg Popovich's threat. Two days after Popovich jokingly told the media that he would fine Duncan $2,500 a day each day that Duncan was absent, the retired power forward was back on the court with the Spurs." September 28

  • Gregg Popovich: Tim Duncan will be ‘coach of whatever he wants’ for Spurs

    Larry Brown Sports "Though he’s retired from playing, Tim Duncan will still be involved with the San Antonio Spurs this season. According to coach Gregg Popovich, Duncan’s role will essentially be whatever he wants it to be." September 26

  • Not guilty plea entered for Tim Duncan’s ex-financial adviser

    San Antonio Express-News "A not guilty plea has been entered for Tim Duncan’s former financial adviser, who faces two counts of mail fraud. Lawyers for Charles A. Banks IV filed a waiver of arraignment, which negated the need for a hearing that had been scheduled for Tuesday in San Antonio. Banks, of Atlanta, was..." September 20

  • Popovich: 'I have a hole in my gut' with Duncan gone

    San Antonio Express-News "It was the thoughtful act of a father. Gregg Popovich would go to a Zagat-approved restaurant on the road with his staff, and sometimes, toward the end of the meal, he would ask the waiter for a small carrot cake to go. He would then leave the package outside Tim Duncan’s hotel door, and..." September 15

  • Tim Duncan’s former financial adviser indicted, surrenders to feds

    San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan’s former financial adviser turned himself in today after being indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to allegations that he misled the retired San Antonio Spurs star in his investment portfolio. The indictment was under seal until an initial hearing set for today, but..." September 09

  • Tim Duncan 'stressing' about weight gain

    SI "When Bruce Bowen peers down at USA Basketball from the stands of Carioca Arena 1 in Rio, he’ll do so from a unique vantage point. For a star-filled group like Team USA, playing championship basketball and sacrificing along the way is tantamount. Bowen, who played 14 NBA seasons, most notably with..." August 20

  • Story of Tim Duncan turning down Obama's Olympic invite is so Tim Duncan

    SI "Tim Duncan might have walked away from the game of basketball and his beloved San Antonio Spurs, but the 19-year NBA veteran hasn't changed one bit since calling it quits. Duncan's former teammate Bruce Bowen, who is in Rio for the 2016 Olympics with NBA House, told SI.com Duncan had a chance..." August 13

  • NBA players vote retired Spur Tim Duncan the 'Most Influential Veteran'

    San Antonio Express-News "On Thursday, NBA players of the National Basketball Association (NBPA) voted recently retired Spurs legend Tim Duncan the "Most Influential Veteran." The awards were a social-media exclusive event, published on Twitter starting at 2 p.m. "The legacy he will leave on the game is..." August 05

  • Pop: Losing both Ginobili, Duncan 'would've been awful'

    The Score "After Manu Ginobili re-signed with the San Antonio Spurs on a one-year deal, word leaked out that the Philadelphia 76ers had pursued the 15-year veteran hard, pushing up his price. On Thursday, Ginobili admitted that he never had any real intention of leaving the only NBA team he's ever played..." July 22

  • Tim Duncan suing real estate company over doctored image

    Sportsnaut "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..." July 20