TAG: Tim Duncan

Smack / Sep 16, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Tim Duncan Will Be Appearing In An Issue Of The Punisher

Sydney Duncan, Tim Duncan, Draven Duncan

Tim Duncan once wore a knee brace with the logo of Marvel’s The Punisher on it. Now, the five-time NBA champion will appear in an upcoming issue of the Marvel comic series. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Sep 11, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Projecting The Top-20 Rated Players In NBA 2K15

Kevin Durant NBA 2K15

With the release of basketball gaming king NBA 2K15 less than a month away, we project the ratings for the game’s top-20 players. Note that these rankings were gleaned from considering the final player ratings of 2K14 and simple player analysis, factoring in progression and regression. No exclusive knowledge nor personal bias was used in compiling them, either. Our projected rating follows the player’s name, with the difference between his final rating in last year’s game and our projection noted in parentheses. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Aug 26, 2014 / 10:45 am

What Tim Duncan Looks Like On The Cover of NBA 2K15

Tim Duncan NBA 2K15

The cover athlete for NBA 2K15 is 2014 NBA MVP, Kevin Durant. That much is certain, and his cover status is an honor for the 25-year-old 2K fanatic. But what if Spurs iron man Tim Duncan graced the cover? The good people at Pounding the Rock showed us. Read More »

We Reminisce / Aug 6, 2014 / 3:00 pm

We Reminisce: David Robinson Scores 71 In Final Game To Win Scoring Title

David Robinson

David Robinson turns 49 today. To celebrate his birthday, we take a look back at the time he scored 71 points on the final day of the regular season to win the scoring title. Read More »

Video / Jul 1, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Tim Duncan’s Top 10 Plays Of The 2013-2014 Season

Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan (Bob Donnan, USATODAY Sports)

Kawhi Leonard was MVP of the 2014 NBA Finals, but there’s an argument to be made that Tim Duncan was the San Antonio Spurs’ best player against the Miami Heat. The 38 year-old future Hall-of-Famer averaged 15.4 points and 10 rebounds per game while shooting 56.9 percent from the field in the Finals, playing his typical blend of canny and physical defense, too. How many of Duncan’s best moments of the year came on basketball’s biggest stage? Find out as the NBA counts down his top 10 plays of the 2013-2014 season. Read More »

Video / Jun 25, 2014 / 10:00 am

Tim Duncan Explains Why He Didn’t Retire On “Late Night With David Letterman”

Tim Duncan, David Letterman

Tim Duncan, David Letterman (photo. CBS)

After Tim Duncan won his fifth NBA Championship earlier this month, many felt the 14-time all-star, two-time MVP and three-time Finals MVP could possibly call it quits. Instead, Duncan opted in on the final year of his contract, further widening the divide with his vanquished Finals opponent, LeBron James. Tim made an unusual appearance on Late Night with David Letterman Tuesday evening and explained his decision to come back for what could be one last hurrah. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Smack / Jun 25, 2014 / 9:00 am

San Antonio Billboard Touts Duncan’s “Loyalty” Over LeBron’s “Royalty”

LeBron James, Tim Duncan

Clear Channel, the same company who came up with this inventive San Antonio billboard before the 2014 NBA Finals* has put one up showcasing the divergent paths Tim Duncan and LeBron James have taken with their player options this summer. Read More »

NBA / Jun 18, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Why The Champion Spurs Are Impossible To Duplicate

Tim Duncan

The 2013-2014 NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs made you believe. In experience, in persistence, in togetherness, in quality depth, in pounding the rock, in the value of adhering to a strict set of organizational ideals from top-to-bottom. More than anything, these Spurs just made you believe in basketball. Not just any brand of basketball, either, but this amazing game as it was explicitly meant to be played. There‚Äôs never been anything like it, and unless they can somehow repeat it over the next couple years, there never will be again. Read More »

GIFs / Jun 17, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Video: The Top 10 Dunks Of The 2014 NBA Finals

Chris Bosh, Manu Ginobili

The Spurs were supposed to be too old to hang with the athletic Heat, but when we look back at the lopsided 2014 NBA Finals, we see instances where Kawhi Leonard asserted his own dominance in the air. Plus, Manu Ginobili got up and Tim Duncan also even turned back the clock for one emphatic flush. Which dunk will be No. 1? Read More »

Smack / Jun 17, 2014 / 10:30 am

Kobe Bryant On Tim Duncan Matching His Five Rings: “I’m Not OK With That”

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan

After Tim Duncan won his fifth NBA Title Sunday night, he tied Kobe Bryant for the number of championships. If you think Bryant is immune to the seemingly trivial competition between the two rivals, then you don’t really know Kobe. Read More »