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Tim Duncan
Tim Duncan
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Born: 04/25/76
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:259 lbs. / 117.9 kg.
It’s here, in this parking lot in St. Thomas outside the Win Mill 2.O sports bar, owned by Duncan’s best friend, Rashidi Clenance, that the U.S. Virgin Islands’ most recognizable sports figure embarks on perhaps the most important undertaking of his life: initial delivery of what to date has been nearly 500,000 pounds of food and 200,000 pounds of generators to his home, which was destroyed by Category 5 hurricanes Irma and Maria. In the States, Duncan maintains a strict no-photographs policy. But here, it’s the opposite, with the greatest power forward of all time — reeking from a cocktail of mosquito spray, sunscreen and sweat — snapping more selfies with strangers than the multitude of photos and memorabilia featuring his likeness inside the bar just feet away. “If it brings hope, if it brings help, if it brings a smile, or if I can take a picture and it helps somebody, at this point I’m all for that,” Duncan said.
3 weeks ago via ESPN
Throughout their search for an answer to that question, Kowalik and Duncan approached grocery store chain H-E-B, which is a major sponsor of the Spurs. H-E-B directed them to the San Antonio Food Bank, a frequent partner of the chain that serves 58,000 meals per week locally and distributes 74 million meals annually. The food bank helped Duncan’s team source the food through a couple food drives in San Antonio at H-E-B locations. Michael Guerra, chief development officer at the food bank, and Richard Plumlee, the inventory and food safety manager, showed them what types of goods they would need to put on planes and how to organize for distribution after landing. The San Antonio Food Bank basically lent all 210 of its employees to help collect and store truckloads of donations for Duncan in a 210,000-square-foot warehouse on its 40-acre campus.
3 weeks ago via ESPN
Duncan’s agent, Jim Tanner, caught wind of the team’s plight and contacted the Grizzlies, who play at FedExForum. The Grizzlies connected the Duncan team with FedEx, and on Oct. 7, the first of two MD-11s landed at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport in St. Croix. “I had no idea how overwhelming it would be,” Duncan said. “Luckily in my little bubble, I was like, ‘All right, yeah, I can help do this.’ I didn’t realize what the feat of what I was getting into was. But I found some really good people, who in certain respects have kind of done this, and just kind of threw it together. Ever since then, we kind of make it up on the fly.”
3 weeks ago via ESPN
The San Antonio Food Bank has told Duncan it is there “as long as he needs,” according to Guerra. The secretive Spurs are committed, too. Duncan acknowledged that the organization has given “whatever I asked for,” including “sizable contributions” from Popovich and Buford. “That’s why we were the Bad News Bears — just a mishmash crew of people that made it work,” Duncan said. “We needed the logistical people. We needed people who have done this before. We needed the people who are gonna push timelines, people who are impatient and frustrated. But at the same time, we needed the people from the island that understood that, ‘Hey, this is how it works.’ With all that, we’re trying to make it work.”
3 weeks ago via ESPN