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Spurs forward Tim Duncan sitting out preseason opener
Spurs forward Tim Duncan , as well as Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Boris Diaw, will sit out Thursday's preseason opener, Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports reports.Given what we've seen from the Spurs over the years, this comes as no surprise, and coach Gregg Popovich will likely continue to rest his veterans throughout the exhibition season. New addition LaMarcus Aldridge will suit up Thursday in what will be his first action in Spurs uniform.
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
Spurs re-sign forward Tim Duncan
The Spurs finalized a contract with forward Tim Duncan on Thursday, the team announed Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the first year is reported to be worth $5 million with a player option for year two, reports NBA.com. Despite being on a minutes limit last season, Duncan averaged 13.9 points and 9.1 rebounds in 77 games. Duncan has spent his entire 18-year career with the Spurs.
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
Spurs' Tim Duncan to return for 19th season
Veteran forward Tim Duncan has ended speculation about his future, telling the San Antonio Express-News that "I'll be on the court next year," for his 19th season in the NBA. Duncan had expressed thoughts of retirement after the Spurs were bounced in heartbreaking fashion from the playoffs last season, but in recent days has been part of the team's efforts to bring in free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. Duncan, with his minutes limited last year, still averaged 13.9 points and 9.1 rebounds for the Spurs. Over his soon-to-be Hall of Fame career, Duncan has averaged 19.5 points and 11.0 rebounds.
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
Report: Inclusion in meeting means Spurs C Tim Duncan to return
Future Hall of Famer Tim Duncan has provided an indication that he will play for the Spurs at least one more year by planning to join Gregg Popovich and teammate Tony Parker in a meeting with free agent LaMarcus Aldridge designed to convince him to come to San Antonio, a source has told Yahoo Sports. Duncan has hinted at retirement after his defending champion team was bounced early in the playoffs last season. He remained effective, averaging 13.9 points and 9.1 rebounds in 29 minutes per game.
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
Report: Spurs believe Tim Duncan will return for 19th season
The Spurs believe forward Tim Duncan will be in uniform for his 19th NBA season next year, sources told ESPN.com. Duncan, who has yet to formally make a decision on his future, is expected to return to the team and at a reasonable prize so the franchise can remain active in free agency. Duncan earned $10 million last season -- the last year on his deal -- and averaged 13.9 points and 9.1 rebounds per game.
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
Stephen Curry, LeBron James unanimous All-NBA choices
Stephen Curry and LeBron James were unanimous choices for the All-NBA first team, announced on Thursday. The Warriors' Curry, who was named NBA MVP, and the Cavaliers' James received first team votes on all 129 ballots submitted. Joining Curry at guard on the All-NBA team is the Rockets' James Harden, who received 125 votes. Joining James at forward is Anthony Davis of the Pelicans (119 votes). The center is Marc Gasol of the Grizzlies (65 votes). The second team consists of the Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge, the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins, the Bulls' Pau Gasol, the Thunder's Russell Westbrook and the Clippers' Chris Paul. The third team is the Spurs' Tim Duncan, the Clippers' Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, the Warriors' Klay Thompson and the Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving.
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
Spurs F Tim Duncan tallies 27 in what could be his last game
When Tim Duncan walked off the court Saturday night after the Spurs were eliminated in the first round, one had to wonder if he would ever again walk back on an NBA court as a player. If he indeed retires, he will have nothing to be ashamed of in regard to his last performance. The 18-year veteran nearly willed his team to victory over the Clippers, scoring 27 points on 11-of-16 shooting and adding 11 rebounds. Duncan rose to the occasion in the playoffs, averaging 16.4 points and 11.1 rebounds per game.
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
Spurs' Tim Duncan scores 28 points in Game 2 win vs. Clippers
Spurs forward Tim Duncan turned back the clock Wednesday, scoring a team-high 28 points on14 of 23 shooting as the Spurs earned a critical Game 2 victory, defeating the Clippers 111-107 in overtime to even the series at 1-1. Duncan had a big first half, going 8 for 9 from the field, and he was able to keep the Spurs afloat after Tony Parker left the game with an injury in the fourth quarter and Manu Ginobili fouled out. Duncan also racked up 11 rebounds, four assists, two steals and one block in 44 minutes. The Spurs head home for Game 3 Friday.
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
Tim Duncan leads Spurs with 22 points in win
Center Tim Duncan scored a team-high 22 points and added 10 rebounds in the Spurs' 107-91 win over the Suns on Sunday. The double-double was Duncan's 32nd of the season. "He always seems to get excited this time of year," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said about Duncan. '"He is steady all year long and then raises it to even another level when this time of year comes. It's remarkable on his part." Duncan also had four assists, two steals and two blocks in the victory.
by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
Tim Duncan gets 29 points, 10 rebounds in Spurs' victory
Center Tim Duncan's 29 points were one point shy of his season high in the Spurs' 104-103 win over the Rockets on Friday.Duncan also grabbed 10 rebounds in the win.