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The Spurs will retire Tim Duncan's number

The Spurs will retire Tim Duncan's number
16 Nov
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As you all know we are working on our Top 50 Players from each major North American Team.  This will eventually bleed into a look at how each one of them honors their respective former players/executives with retired numbers, rings of honor, franchise halls of fame etc. 

This brings us to a huge announcement from the San Antonio Spurs, who have decreed that they will be retiring the number #21 of Tim Duncan on December 18.

With all due respect to the “The Admiral”, David Robinson, Tim Duncan is the best player that the Spurs have ever had.  A nineteen year veteran (all with San Antonio), Tim Duncan brought San Antonio to five NBA Championships and would win two NBA MVPs. 

The 1997 #1 Draft Pick out of Wake Forest would make the All NBA First Team ten times and the NBA All Defensive Team eight times.  He should be a lock for the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2021, his first year of eligibility.  This marks the eighth time that the Spurs have retired a number.

We here at would like to congratulate Tim Duncan for this latest honor and give a shout to the Spurs for doing this immediately…as it should be!
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