Tim Duncan is good enough to be “a legit competitor” in MMA

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According to Timmy’s trainer, “he’s an f***ing monster.” Seriously. Last week, a video dropped of Tim Duncan doing some mixed martial arts training to stay in shape. We thought this was just something Timmy did to break a good sweat and stau active, but it turns out he’s pretty good at it. Which isn’t at all a surprise. Bleacher Report …

San Antonio Spurs: Watch Tim Duncan do MMA training (Video)

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San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan is enjoying his NBA retirement by doing MMA training. Tim Duncan’s retirement from the San Antonio Spurs just over one year ago, which quietly ended his 19 seasons in the NBA, all of which came in the Alamo City. The Spurs then retired his No. 21 jersey in a […] San Antonio Spurs: Watch …

Tim Duncan and “The Captain Class”

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Tim Duncan as the motivating factor of San Antonio’s success in the context of the winningest teams in sports history. In The Captain Class, Sam Walker presents a simple but compelling premise: what do all the great sports teams have in common? One thing Captain Class doesn’t attempt to answer is the more provocative but less revealing question of which …

New HEB Spurs Commercials Premier At Home Opener.

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The San Antonio Spurs home opener on Saturday October 29th treated fans to 3 new HEB Spurs commercials entitled Tony’s Truck, Coyote’s Birthday and Retirement Club. The crowd at the AT&T Center erupted into applause when the new HEB Spurs Commercial featuring Tim Duncan was show on the Jumbotron and in my opinion was the best out of three commercials. …

H-E-B rolls out new season of Spurs commercials Thursday.

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  When fans tune in Saturday to the Spurs’ first home game of the season against the New Orleans Pelicans, they’ll see a familiar face: Tim Duncan. The newly retired power forward won’t be in the usual Silver and Black. Duncan will instead be joining an elite group of Spurs “legends” wearing robes and slippers in H-E-B’s new batch of …

Spurs guard and proud Aussie Patty Mills discusses Olympics, Tim Duncan, future and more.

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Spurs guard Patty Mills, one of the longest-tenured Australians in NBA history, opens up about Olympic heartbreak, life after Tim Duncan, Texas cuisine and more. Although he’s just 28, San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills has long been a source of pride for Australians. After honing his basketball skills at the Australian Institute of Sport, he made a name for …

Duncan-less Spurs eager for another run at NBA postseason.

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs responded to their most successful regular season in franchise history with the greatest turnover in Gregg Popovich’s two decades with the team. Tim Duncan’s retirement played a large role in the reconstruction, but so did losing in six games to Oklahoma City in the Western Conference semifinals. Duncan is gone along with …

FUNDAMENTAL GREATNESS: THE ORAL HISTORY OF TIM DUNCAN.

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  ‘I just hope to make a difference’’ This was the goal Tim Duncan set for his NBA career on draft night in the summer of 1997, minutes after the Spurs selected him first overall. Duncan would have been the first pick in each of the previous two drafts. Now 22, with additional experience and polish, he was the most …

2016-17 Season Preview – Spurs Begin Post-Duncan Era.

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The San Antonio Spurs have been the NBA’s model franchise for nearly two decades. Ever since Tim Duncan was drafted in 1997, the team has won at least 60 percent of its regular-season games in every season. Five of those seasons ended in NBA championships. Duncan retired in July, leaving the team at a crossroads. What will happen with the Spurs in …