10 Things You Need to Know About Tim Duncan

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#1- Tim Duncan was born on 25 April, 1976, in Saint Croix, U.S. His real name is Timothy Theodore Duncan.

#2- He was nicknamed "The Big Fundamental" for his fundamentals & his low-key demeanor.

#3- In his early years, Duncan aspired to be an Olympic-level swimmer, but at 14 he changed his mind & started playing basketball.

#4- He was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the 1st overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft when he was 21 years old.

#5- Tim Duncan played a total of 1652 professional basketball matches, in which he scored 26,496 points.

#6- He is also the all-time leading scorer for the San Antonio Spurs.

#7- He spent his entire 19-year career with the Spurs, winning 5 NBA championships (1999, 2003, 05, 07, & 14).

#8- Tim Duncan was named the NBA Finals MVP three times (1999, 2003, and 2005).

#9- He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020.

#10- Tim Duncan retired from the NBA on July 11, 2016. He has a wealth of around $130 million.

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