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Tim Duncan | Center/Forward

Team: San Antonio Spurs
Age / DOB:  (39) / 4/25/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'11' / 250
College: Wake Forest
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Tim Duncan's new deal with the Spurs includes a no-trade clause.
The Spurs would never consider trading the one they call Duncan, but it's still a nice gesture to give him the security that he needs. Duncan is expected to slide over to center in order to accommodate the acquisition of LaMarcus Aldridge, but it shouldn't impact his fantasy value. He averaged 13.9 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.0 blocks during the 2014-15 season, and it's possible that he is able to match those numbers this season. Jul 12 - 9:19 AM

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Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are finalizing a two-year deal with Tim Duncan, according to David Aldridge of

Duncan's $10.4 million deal includes a player option for the second year and will pay him $5 million for his first year. With the Spurs signing of LaMarcus Aldridge, Duncan should be able to peel back on his 28.9 minute per game average from last season, but he shouldn't see too much of a dip in his 2014-15 averages of 13.9 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.0 blocks.
Jul 9 - 1:25 PM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan said he will definitely return for the 2015-16 season.

"I'll be on the court next year," Duncan said on Thursday. While this was widely assumed to be the case, it's nice to hear Duncan officially commit to a return for next season. He's an unrestricted free agent, but has been part of the Spurs' courting of LaMarcus Aldridge so it's all but official that he'll be back with the Spurs for at least the 2015-15 season. The only question left is how much of a hometown discount Duncan will give the Spurs when he re-signs and that decision presumably hinges on if Aldridge chooses the Spurs.
Jul 2 - 1:54 PM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan will reportedly join Tony Parker and Gregg Popovich when they meet with LaMarcus Aldridge in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Duncan being involved in the recruiting process is just another indication that he will be returning with the Spurs next season. The Lakers, Rockets, Mavs, Raptors, Spurs and Suns will all make their pitch to Aldridge, with the Spurs said to be the frontrunners. If San Antonio is able to nab LaMarcus as an unrestricted free agent, expect Duncan to give the Spurs a major discount when he signs his name to the dotted line.
Jun 30 - 3:49 PM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

The Spurs are expecting Tim Duncan to return next season.

This isn't Earth-shattering news and there has been no indication to suggest otherwise. Duncan and the Spurs are the favorites to land LaMarcus Aldridge, which means TD would be looking at less responsibility during the regular season.
Jun 26 - 5:12 PM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan could sign a new two-year, partially guaranteed contract with the Spurs this offseason.

The idea behind Duncan signing a two-year deal would be so that the Spurs, up against it in terms of the cap, would be able to float Duncan's 2015-16 salary over two years in the event that Duncan declined the 2016-17 option and headed into retirement instead. It's what the team did with Antonio McDyess previously, and it wouldn't be surprising to see San Antonio get creative once again.
Jun 22 - 8:37 AM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan said losing $20 million to a dishonest financial adviser won't be a factor in determining when he'll retire.

"Luckily I had a long career and made good money," Duncan said. "This is a big chunk, but it’s not going to change my life in any way. It’s not going to make any decisions for me." He filed a lawsuit against Charles Banks, who allegedly pushed Duncan into investments despite conflicts of interest. The 39-year-old Duncan has been going strong and will look for a better performance in the postseason next year.
Source: Bloomberg
Jun 17 - 7:15 PM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tony Parker said that he thinks Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili will return to the Spurs for one more season.

"I think they're both going to play one more year," Parker said. Duncan has already begun his offseason workout regimen, and Ginobili will likely return to the Spurs if Duncan does. Duncan continues to defy Father Time and posted averages of 13.9 points, 9.1 boards, 3.0 assists, 2.0 blocks and 0.8 steals in 77 appearances last season, so he clearly has some gas left in the tank. We will hopefully hear their answer in the next couple of weeks, so be sure to check back for the latest updates.
Jun 17 - 12:06 PM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan's lawyer has requested that the trial against his former financial adviser, Charles Banks, be pushed back until next summer so Duncan "won't miss playing time" next season.

While this isn't an official declaration that the 39-year-old will be returning for a 19th NBA season, it would suggest he's at least considering it. There have been other clues that Duncan will be back in the Silver and Black next year, including former teammate Antonio Daniels saying he'd be "surprised" if Duncan retired, in addition to the fact that Timmy already begun his offseason workout regimen. He averaged 13.9 points, 9.1 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks per game this year while making it through 77 games, meaning if he's back, he could be one of the oldest dudes ever to be worthy of a mid-round draft pick.
Jun 11 - 5:48 PM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Ducan's friend and former teammate, Antonio Daniels, thinks that Duncan will return to the Spurs next season.

While Daniels' opinion doesn't quantify as anything concrete, it's all we have to go on as Duncan has been mum about his future since the Spurs lost their playoff series to the Clippers. "I would be very surprised if he retired," Daniels said. "As long as he’s staying at a level where he feels like he’s relevant and competing, I can’t see it." We'll pass along updates as soon as more information becomes available, but the 39-year-old will still be worth a mid-round fantasy pick if he does decide to return.
May 7 - 11:16 AM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan was noncommittal when asked about possibly retiring after the Spurs lost Game 7 to the Clippers on Saturday night.

"I'm not making any statements," Duncan said. While it's hard to imagine Duncan retiring after such a remarkable performance this series, we do have to consider that he is 39 years old. Duncan also added that he could see "the light at the end of the tunnel," but it doesn't necessarily sound like he will rush into a decision. If he does decide to return to the Spurs, he will still be worthy of a mid-round selection after averaging 17.9 points, 11.1 boards, 3.3 assists, 1.4 blocks and 1.3 steals in the postseason. We will pass along additional updates as soon as we know more.
May 3 - 9:17 AM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan played unbelievably well against the Clippers during a thrilling 111-109 loss on Saturday, scoring 27 points with 11 rebounds and no turnovers in 37 minutes.

It was an amazing game to arguably the best first-round series ever. Duncan clearly has several miles left on his tires and it's hard to imagine him retiring after this season. He's 39 years old, but he might be playing until he's 45 based on how awesome he was tonight. He'll be someone to target in the middle rounds of drafts next season.
May 2 - 10:51 PM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan scored 21 points during Tuesday's thrilling Game 5 road win, adding 11 rebounds, four assists, three steals, one block and only one turnover in 39 minutes.

The game began at 10:30 ET and was just under three hours long, but anyone who stayed awake until its conclusion was treated to a magnificent playoff battle. The Spurs landed the final blow, earning a 3-2 lead as they head home for Thursday's Game 6. As for Duncan, the ageless one continues to solidify his place among the league's all-time greats. Follow the link below for his game-changing block vs. Blake Griffin.
Source: YouTube
Apr 29 - 2:46 AM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan remained modest when asked how he's managed to continue to be an effective player on the basketball court even into his later years.

"I’m just trying to keep pace," Duncan said after Game 2's win. "I don’t have a secret. I’m in a great system, I’m on a great team and I’m not asked to do what I used to do. I’m asked to play a role, and I’m happy to play a role. I’m just trying to be as consistent as I can for my teammates." When all is said and done, Duncan will go down as one of the best power forwards to ever play the game. He's been a key piece to all of San Antonio's five championships, he ranks 14th on the all-time scoring list, and he's currently the only player in NBA history to have 9,000+ playoff minutes. Amazing.
Apr 28 - 4:55 PM
Tim Duncan - F/C - Spurs

Tim Duncan had 22 points (8-of-13 FGs and 6-of-10 FTs), 14 rebounds, three assists, two steals and three blocks in a losing effort on Sunday, as the Spurs fell at home 105-114.

Duncan got off to a slow start but he was as terrific as ever today, and he racked up a few more records that highlight his longevity -- he's the only player to log 9,000+ minutes in the NBA playoffs, and passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for third place in most postseason appearances (trailing only Robert Horry and Derek Fisher).
Apr 26 - 7:51 PM