10 Things You Need to Know About
Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
Tim Duncan was born on 25 April, 1976, in Saint Croix, U.S. His real name is Timothy Theodore Duncan.
He was nicknamed "The Big Fundamental" for his fundamentals & his low-key demeanor.
In his early years, Duncan aspired to be an Olympic-level swimmer, but at 14 he changed his mind & started playing basketball.
He was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the 1st overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft when he was 21 years old.
Tim Duncan played a total of 1652 professional basketball matches, in which he scored 26,496 points.
He is also the all-time leading scorer for the San Antonio Spurs.
He spent his entire 19-year career with the Spurs, winning 5 NBA championships (1999, 2003, 05, 07, & 14).
Tim Duncan was named the NBA Finals MVP three times (1999, 2003, and 2005).
He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020.
Tim Duncan retired from the NBA on July 11, 2016. He has a wealth of around $130 million.
Watch More Stories
1- 8 Best Inspirational Quotes and Sayings of Tim Duncan
2- 9 Things You Need To Know About Stephen Curry