#Spurs Popovich resting Duncan tonight after playing Knicks Sunday. Diaw starting.
Spurs F Tim Duncan (chest contusion) getting some pre-game work in and looking good. Will know more on his status a little later.
Tim Duncan out tonight vs Spurs, per Pop. Boris Diaw will start at PF.
San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs likely are to begin their first road swing of the season without All-Star forward Tim Duncan. The 37-year-old big man left Wednesday's season opener 70 seconds into the second half after taking an inadvertent elbow from Memphis' Tony Allen. A CT scan performed Thursday by Spurs..." November 01
CBSSports.com "During the third quarter of the San Antonio Spurs' season opener against the Memphis Grizzlies, Spurs legend Tim Duncan took an elbow to the chest and left the game. Grizzlies guard Tony Allen came flying into the lane and connected with the future Hall of Famer, causing him to leave the game in..." October 31
PSD Staff When ESPN released their NBA player rankings for the 2013 – 2014 season, a lot of us here at Pro Sports Daily questioned their methodology. Specifically, we questioned why they would rank Kobe Bryant #25 with players like Roy Hibbert, Chris Bosh and other questionable players ahead of him. We... October 31
Rotoworld "Tim Duncan left Wednesday's game early in the second half after suffering a chest contusion and will undergo further evaluation on Thursday, leaving him questionable for Friday's game at the Lakers. "He'll get checked out tomorrow," Gregg Popovich said. "He had spasms in his shoulder and his..." October 31
Indy Cornrows "The Pacers center took advantage of his opportunity to learn from a Hall of Famer and continues to lean on his mentor. Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert has been working with Tim Duncan for a couple of years now as we've chronicled here here here and here. With an endorsement from new teammate..." October 12
CBSSports.com "Spurs center Tim Duncan is training with two-time world boxing champion Jesse James Leija. I am terrified of this. After speaking to several scientists and medical experts I have constructed this brief timeline on what would happen if Tim Duncan punched you in the face as hard as he..." August 29
Charlotte Observer "Tim Duncan backing in on Shane Battier, who is 3 inches shorter, 35 pounds lighter and a Hall of Fame away in terms of talent, that’s better than San Antonio ever could have hoped for with Game 7 of the NBA Finals on the line. Three times an NBA Finals MVP, big Tim is automatic in situations..." June 22
San Antonio Express-News "With his longevity and skill set, Tim Duncan is something of a modern-day Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Indeed, Duncan was named first-team All-NBA this season at 37, the oldest player to earn that honor since the former Lakers star in the mid-1980s. Another legend claims a resemblance — Bill Russell,..." June 20
CBSSports.com "On the Spurs' final possession of regulation in Game 6 Tuesday night, Tim Duncan inbounded the ball to Tony Parker, who raced up the court and lofted an errant, fallaway shot from the baseline at the buzzer. One of the best Finals games in years was going to overtime. But rewind that: Duncan,..." June 19
Pro Basketball Talk "With the Finals deadlocked at two games apiece, and with the scene shifting to Miami for what will be the deciding games of the series, Tim Duncan wasn’t afraid to put Sunday’s critical Game 5 in its proper context. “It is a must‑win,” Duncan said after practice on Saturday. “We don’t want to..." June 16
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "His name rarely surfaces in the conversation. Mention the subject "G.O.A.T," and it's usually Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson from the past and LeBron James and Kobe Bryant in the present. Even Kevin Durant tends to join the debate ahead of the player who is trying to cement his legacy among..." June 09
Newsday "For Tony Parker, it's been a French evolution. Parker was 19 when he joined the San Antonio Spurs in 2001. They had established stars David Robinson and Tim Duncan and strong-minded coach Gregg Popovich. Parker continued to improve and became more of a focal point of the offense, but with..." June 08
San Antonio Express-News "For all the similarities with their playing styles and management structure, a distinct difference between Miami and the Spurs is readily apparent while walking around and through the Heat’s home at American Airlines Arena. Individual player images are everywhere — plastered on elevator doors,..." June 08
San Antonio Express-News "As far as we know, Tim Duncan is not a Buddhist. But he practices many its most treasured principles — emotional equilibrium, selflessness, focusing on the moment at hand. Which is why he refuses to look back while the Spurs, set to compete for their fifth title, are still moving forward. “I..." May 31
ESPN.com "Of the players in the post-Jordan era of the NBA, it’s a fair argument that Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant are two of the most accomplished individuals. While LeBron James will no doubt be a part of this discussion once his career is near its end, he has not yet built up a statistical resume quite as..." May 29
USA Today "For a while, Tim Duncan played along, pretending to be amused as the questions kept coming late Saturday night, each one a derivative of how he keeps doing this at age 37. The San Antonio Spurs had just completed what many of their veterans were calling one of the greatest victories over all..." May 26
San Antonio Express-News "A divorce case filed here two months ago that bears only the initials of the husband and wife has all the hallmarks of being that of Spurs star Tim Duncan and his wife, Amy. The case is playing out in Bexar County District Court. Court papers filed last week include a request that legal..." May 25
San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan earned another honor during his resurgent 16th season, making the All-NBA first team for the first time since 2006-07 while Tony Parker was selected to the second team, the NBA announced on Thursday. The Spurs treated them to a round of a applause when the news was announced by coach..." May 24
San Antonio Express-News "It was just after midnight back in San Antonio when Tim Duncan emerged fully clothed from a back room at Oracle Arena, eased himself into a chair in front of his locker and emitted the worn-out groan of grandpa melting into his favorite recliner for a “Matlock” marathon. Just finished with a..." May 18
Tim Duncan's flu-like symptoms have passed, so to speak; he's fine for Game 1
Tim Duncan's flu-like symptoms have passed, so to speak; he's fine for Game 1
Tim Duncan did not practice today, out with stomach bug. Should be fine for Game 1.
Duncan also expects to see Hack-A-Howard "if he's shooting them poorly. "If he’s shooting them well, that takes care of itself.”
Spurs Tony Parker (sore neck), Kawhi Leonard (sore left knee) and Tim Duncan (sore left knee) are out for tonight’s game at Golden State.
San Antonio Express-News "If the meaning of insanity is, as some have suggested, repeating the same action expecting different results, Atlanta forward Ivan Johnson was by definition out of his gourd. Twice in the span of 18 seconds Saturday, Johnson, a one-time Fox Tech standout, challenged Tim Duncan, following an..." April 09
NBA.com "The San Antonio Spurs today announced that Manu Ginobili is expected to miss three-to-four weeks with a strained right hamstring. The injury occurred during the first quarter of the Spurs vs. L.A. Clippers game on March 29. The team also announced that Tim Duncan (sore left knee) and Kawhi..." April 01
San Antonio Express-News "The NBA has been waiting for Tim Duncan to get old, to slow down, to stop putting up monster lines straight out of his 20-something prime. If Duncan’s 34-point, 11-rebound, hit-the-game-winner opus in the Spurs’ 104-102 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers showed anything Friday night, it’s..." March 30
San Antonio Express-News "Not long before tipoff of what would become his team’s 29th consecutive loss in San Antonio, Golden State coach Mark Jackson was asked his chief concern in facing a Spurs team minus All-Star point guard Tony Parker. Jackson responded with an answer straight out of 1997. “Big guy by the name..." March 22
San Antonio Express-News "Some nights, it can take a novel to properly parse and analyze all that had happened over the 48 minutes of an NBA game. This was not one of them. After the Spurs survived another lackluster performance to finally put away a pesky Cleveland team 119-113 at the AT&T Center on Saturday night,..." March 17
San Antonio Express-News "On a night he enjoyed one of his most productive offensive games of the season, the Spurs’ Tim Duncan spent the final 8.7 seconds of a 92-91 victory over the Mavericks in the worst possible position: Sitting on the bench, helpless to do anything but watch as Dallas’ Vince Carter launched a..." March 15
San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard did not accompany the Spurs on their overnight flight to Minnesota for tonight’s game against the Timberwolves, the team announced Tuesday. Both are listed with sore left knees. Duncan and Leonard played 35 minutes apiece in Monday’s 105-93 victory over Oklahoma..." March 12
San Antonio Express-News "Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is a basketball player foremost, but he is a fan as well. There are times he watches the historic brilliance of LeBron James and the Miami Heat, or the made-for-“SportsCenter” athletic dominance of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder, and..." March 08
San Antonio Express-News "Forty-five seconds into one of his least favorite All-Star weekend activities, Tim Duncan’s response was interrupted from afar during a mandatory Friday morning session with reporters peppering him with questions both perceptive and inane. “How are you doing, old man,” former Spurs forward..." February 16
San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan admits it. He wanted to play. The bone bruise in his left knee he suffered at Philadelphia and reaggravated against Washington, and had caused him to miss eight of nine games, felt fine early in the Spurs’ just-completed eastern leg of the rodeo road trip. It wasn’t until..." February 15
San Antonio Express-News "The story of Tim Duncan’s Wednesday night began 11 days earlier. He was lying on the floor of the AT&T Center, back home in San Antonio, afraid to get up. A Washington Wizards forward named Martell Webster had just rolled into the back of Duncan’s legs, sending the Spurs’ 36-year-old All-Star..." February 14
What originally was termed a "sore knee" for Duncan was actually a bone bruise. He re-aggravated it when Martell Webster fell into him.
Breaking: Duncan, Ginobili and Parker will all play tonight in Cleveland, Pop says.
Injury report: Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan are both out tonight against the Pistons.
Tim Duncan (knee) and Manu Ginobili (hamstring) considered doubtful for tonight in Detroit.
Duncan and Ginobili both participated in team's light shootaround. Pop says both are out tonight vs Wolves.
Duncan traveled with team to Min. day-to-day
San Antonio Express-News "What you heard rippling across San Antonio about 4 p.m. Sunday was the sound of an entire city exhaling at once. A day after Spurs All-Star forward Tim Duncan had to be helped off the floor in the first half of a victory over Washington with one teammate under each arm, an MRI exam revealed no..." February 04
San Antonio Express-News "Spurs center/forward Tim Duncan is listed as day-to-day with a sore left knee and mild right ankle sprain after an MRI revealed no structural damage following his injury in Saturday's victory over Washington. Washington's Martell Webster rolled into the back of Duncan's legs late in the first..." February 04
Pounding The Rock "Tim Duncan is listed as day-to-day with ankle and knee sprains after a nasty collision with Martell Webster. While his MRI didn't show structural damage, it's very likely that the usually cautious Spurs shut him down for a good while. Manu Ginobili will likely be out as well but we've,..." February 04
San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs' night began with a bang, with Danny Green grabbing the opening tip and zooming for a left-handed dunk. It ended with a 96-86 victory over Washington that extended the Spurs' winning streak to a season-best 10 games as they prepare to head out on their annual rodeo road trip later..." February 03
San Antonio Express-News "Spurs center/forward Tim Duncan sprained his left knee and right ankle late in the first half of Saturday's home game against Washington and will not return, per team release. No other details were provided. Duncan was injured while vying for a rebound. Wizards forward Martell Webster appeared..." February 02