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Tim Duncan Retires Calls Its Quits After 19 Seasons And Five Nba Titles

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Tim Duncan calls it quits after an impressives 19 season grabbing 5 titles along the way. Infact he’s manage to make it to the playoffs every single season of his 19 year career. That alone puts him in a league of his own. With such a long history in the playoffs, it’s inevitable that his career would end near the top of some very prestigious NBA postseason records.
Here are the stats that defined the 15-time All-Star known as the “Big Fundamental.”

1: Overall draft selection during the 1997 NBA Draft after four years and two All-American selections at Wake Forest.

2: NBA MVP awards in 2002 and 2003.

3: NBA Finals MVP awards in 1999, 2003 and 2005.

5.14: Duncan’s Defensive Real Plus-Minus during the 2015-16 season led the NBA.

15: All-NBA selections, tied for most all-time. His 15 NBA All-Defensive Team honors is the most ever.

67-15: Spurs record this season, the best in franchise history.

126: Postseason wins for the trio of Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili.


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157: Duncan’s playoff wins are second most in playoff history.

164: Career postseason double-doubles, most in NBA history.

.710: Winning percentage for the Spurs during Duncan’s career. It is the best 19-year stretch in NBA history and the best in the four major sports of any team during that time. The Patriots rank 2nd at .704. The Spurs won at least 60% of its game each of Duncan’s 19 seasons.

1,001: Wins for Duncan under Gregg Popovich. It is the most ever for a player-coach duo in NBA history.

1,072-438: Regular season record for the Spurs with Duncan. Only two other NBA players, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Parish, won more NBA games.

17,950: Regular and postseason rebounds, fourth most all-time.

$236.4 million: Career playing salary for Duncan, which ranks third all-time behind Kevin Garnett and Kobe Bryant.

$1.15 billion: Value of the Spurs. Peter Holt led a group that paid $76 million for the team in 1996, a year before drafting Duncan.

Check out the NBA response to Duncan retirement on social media

Tim Duncan Retires Calls Its Quits After 19 Seasons And Five Nba Titles