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
What originally was termed a "sore knee" for Duncan was actually a bone bruise. He re-aggravated it when Martell Webster fell into him.
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
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
San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs could get one member of their Big Three off the injured list tonight, but are guaranteed to be without another. Super sub Manu Ginobili has been ruled out of tonight's game against Washington after leaving Wednesday's home victory over Charlotte with tightness in his left hamstring...." February 02
San Antonio Express-News "Sidelined for four straight games with a sore left knee, Spurs forward Tim Duncan says watching his teammates run the table without him helped assuage any guilt he might have felt about sitting out. Healed and itching to get back on the floor, however, Duncan on Thursday issued a warning should..." February 01
San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker admitted after Wednesday's victory over New Orleans that last year's All-Star Game in Orlando wasn't the same without Tim Duncan. "It was lonely," he said. "I need my buddy back." Done, and done. Duncan and Parker were both among seven Western Conference reserves announced by the..." January 25
San Antonio Express-News "Less than a week ago, Spurs captain Tim Duncan passed Hall of Famer Bob Pettit for 16th place on the NBA's all-time rebounds list. On Monday at New Orleans Arena, Pettit, 80, who also starred at LSU before starring with the old Milwaukee/St. Louis Hawks, watched Duncan play. Pettit, a..." January 08
San Antonio Express-News "After 16 years coaching Tim Duncan, the Spurs' Gregg Popovich jokes that he's run out of things to say to his Hall of Fame-bound big man. "We don't even talk to each other, we don't even look at each other," Popovich said. "I'm just happy he shows up for the games." A missed bus or a busted..." January 03
San Antonio Express-News "Before arriving on American soil three summers ago, center Tiago Splitter had been a Most Valuable Player and the centerpiece of championship teams in Spain. So when he joined the Spurs before the 2010-11 season, the big Brazilian naturally assumed eventually he'd be starting alongside Tim..." December 21
San Antonio Express-News "The NBA changed its All-Star ballot position designation this season, placing selected candidates only as frontcourt players or guards. The change had been announced, but a few hours before, it came to be known as the Tim Duncan rule. The Spurs and their captain famously objected in 2007..." December 12
Pounding The Rock "With so much going on between the League Office and the Spurs, from David Stern to Gregg Popovich, I've neglected to draw attention to something we rarely see; Tim Duncan letting out his inner Kevin Garnett. Hey, everybody, it's the old blank stare from Timmeh. Isn't that funny? It's a joke..." December 03
San Antonio Express-News "The Tim Duncan Throwback Tour continued on Saturday with perhaps his finest show yet. Continuing to power through his 16th season, Duncan recorded his first 20-point half since 2004 en route to 27 while pulling down 15 rebounds in the Spurs' 99-95 overtime victory over Memphis. It was even more..." December 03
ESPN.com "The NBA's most powerful man and its most respected and iron-willed coach plunged into an unexpected battle of wills Thursday over a basic tenet: A coach can decide what is best for his team. San Antonio's Gregg Popovich sent stars Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, plus key role player..." November 30
San Antonio Express-News "For the 21st time in his career, the guy wearing No. 21 for the Spurs is the Western Conference Player of the Week. Tim Duncan took home his first such award in almost three years Monday after a week in which he posted three double-doubles and averaged 22 points, 12.8 rebounds, three assists..." November 27
San Antonio Express-News "Still astounded to see Tim Duncan's run of 13 consecutive All-Star appearances end last February, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich already has begun stumping for his star big man three months ahead of this season's game in Houston. Step one of the campaign appears to be to remind voters — and fellow..." November 23
San Antonio Express-News "You have to go all the way to the 2010-11 season to find back-to-back games in which Tim Duncan scored 20 or more points, which is what the Spurs' captain accomplished to start this season. A free throw with 3:12 remaining in Thursday's dramatic 86-84 home-opening victory over the Thunder..." November 03
San Antonio Express-News "Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard Euro-stepped through the lane Wednesday night at New Orleans Arena, swerving around his defender en route to what appeared to be an easy basket. Out of nowhere, New Orleans' Anthony Davis emerged to remind everyone why he was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. The..." November 01
San Antonio Express-News "Since Spurs coach Gregg Popovich flew to St. Croix to get to know No. 1 overall draft pick Tim Duncan, the two have crafted one of the NBA's best success stories. As a coach and a player, they have been a part of more playoff games (190) and victories (118) than any duo in league..." October 28
Pounding The Rock "It is a melancholy object to those who call themselves Spurs fans, when they see the games, the coverage, and the highlights crowded with images that show us a Tim Duncan that is not very effective anymore. Sure, he still can play somewhat, but it's obvious that he's nowhere near the top tier of..." October 25
San Antonio Express-News "There was a moment in Sunday's preseason game against the Magic when Tim Duncan turned the pages of the calendar all the way back to 1997-98, his rookie season with the Spurs. Driving to the basket in the first quarter after a nice feed from Danny Green, Duncan left his feet for what he thought..." October 25
San Antonio Express-News "Denver coach George Karl retreated to the visitor's locker room at the AT&T Center on Friday, not long after his Nuggets had finished off a 97-91 preseason victory over the Spurs. After addressing his team, pow-wowing with his friend, former Nuggets and Spurs coach Doug Moe, and consulting a..." October 13
CSN Philly "Here's some other news and notes from around the NBA: Duncan, Garnett took less money Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett both took less money on their contracts this summer to help their teams, but also to gain control of their surroundings. According to Mark Deeks of Sham Sports (via..." September 20
Pro Basketball Talk "Tim Duncan likes to drag race his cars. I bet Gregg Popovich loved reading that last sentence. • There is a shakeup coming at the top of Madison Square Garden, with company president Scott O'Neil stepping down (something first reported by Frank Isola of the Daily News). MSG owns the Knicks (and..." September 05
San Antonio Express-News "Before even one game of the Spurs' 2012-13 season is contested, Tim Duncan already has made a significant contribution to the team's success. By accepting an $11.5 million cut from the $21.15 million salary he earned last season, Duncan enabled the club to re-sign its most coveted free-agent..." July 26
Denver Stiffs "By beating the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 to cap off a thrilling Western Conference Finals series on Wednesday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder ruined my dream of a Celtics versus Spurs NBA Finals. If you're a true NBA fan, you wanted to see old school superstars Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett -..." June 07