TAG: Tim Duncan

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’s 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 »

NBA / Jun 16, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: The Full Spurs Championship Ceremony

San Antonio Spurs, Larry O'Brien Trophy

The San Antonio Spurs are your 2014 NBA Champions, so check out commissioner Adam Silver performing his first championship ceremony as he hands over the Larry O’Brien Trophy to Spurs owner Peter Holt, general manager R.C. Buford, coach Gregg Popovich and the amazing Spurs players covered in champagne. The best-run franchise in the NBA has added another piece of hardware to their trophy case. Read More »

Video / Jun 16, 2014 / 9:45 am

Watch Tim Duncan’s Cute Kids Address The Media

Sydney Duncan, Tim Duncan, Draven Duncan

Sydney Duncan, Tim Duncan, Draven Duncan (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Sunday was Father’s Day, not to mention the day the Spurs captured the 2014 NBA Finals. So it was no surprise Tim Duncan had his two kids — daughter, Sydney and son, Draven — with him following his team’s emotional victory in Game 5. Duncan’s little tykes even performed admirably in the media session as well. Read More »

NBA / Jun 16, 2014 / 8:45 am

Video: Tim Duncan Reacts Following 5th NBA Title

Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs

It got a little dusty after Game 5 finally ended with the Spurs winning in a third straight blowout over the Heat, 107-87. Immediately following the home win, Doris Burke grabbed Tim Duncan, who attempted to answer questions while celebrating the win. Read More »

Video / Jun 13, 2014 / 12:47 am

Dunkin’ Tim Duncan Passes Kareem & Magic In Playoff Milestones

Tim Duncan, Chris Bosh

Tim Duncan, Chris Bosh (Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports)

The 38-year-old leader of a Spurs team that’s one win away from five titles spread over three different decades reached a pair of significant playoff milestones during San Antonio’s dominating 107-86 win in Game 4 Thursday night. Tim Duncan passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in all-time playoff minutes and Jabbar’s former Lakers teammate, Magic Johnson, in all-time double-doubles. Timmy! Read More »

NBA / Jun 12, 2014 / 1:36 am

Popovich Says He Doesn’t Think Of Duncan, Parker, Ginobili As A Big Three

Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan

The marquee names of the epic 2014 NBA Finals are LeBron James, Tim Duncan, Dwyane Wade, Tony Parker, Chris Bosh, and Manu Ginobili. The Miami Heat’s Big Three don’t shy away from that moniker, and openly talk of the heavy burden they carry as their team’s top players. And while the San Antonio Spurs’ trio of future Hall-of-Famers is certainly deserving of such a title, that’s not Gregg Popovich’s style. Read More »