Tim Duncan was 1 block and 2 steals away from a 5x5 Saturday night: 7 points, 10 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 blocks, 3 steals (38 years.)
With 8 minutes left in the 2Q vs. the Nets, the Spurs had a play that took 7 passes before Duncan made an open mid-range jumper. Seven...
38-year-old Tim Duncan still doing new things: tonight his first game ever with 10 boards, 7 assists, 4 blocks, 3 steals, & no turnovers.
No steals or blocks this half for Duncan though, so basically why are any of us paying any attention? (Current line: 7/10/7/3/4)
Triple double alert: Duncan has 7 points, 10 rebounds, 7 assists.
Tim Duncan exits with 4:52 left in 3rd ... he's got 7 pts., 7 assists, 10 RB
Anything you can do Tim Duncan can do better.
Tim Duncan, defying his age: 6 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 blocks, 3 steals. And it’s only halftime.
Halftime: Spurs 51, Brooklyn 36. Parker with 14, Leonard with 13, Duncan with 6/7/5/3/4. Brooklyn shooting 34.1 percent.
Already just the sixth game of Duncan's career, including PS, with at least 5/5/5/3/4. There is 27 minutes left.
Duncan with his fifth assist, a little generous, but he got Leonard going down court for the layup, and 1. 6/7/5/3/4
Tim Duncan has 6 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 blocks, and 3 steals. We’re 18 minutes in.
But then Duncan bricks a wide open elbow J, so bench him I guess.
Shorted him a steal, my fault. So that's 6/6/4/3/4. Tim Duncan y'all.
Duncan picks up a couple of blocked shots, so that's 6/6/4/2/4 in 14 minutes.
Tim Duncan has four assists already. No one on the Nets has more than three.
Duncan snap pass to BAYNES for the dunk, that's four assists and the run is 10 unanswered.
That's in 10 minutes of playing time for Duncan, BTW.
Parker with 11/4, Duncan doing it all with 4/5/3/2/2
Spurs have opened the second quarter with an 8-0 run, and now lead 33-18. Duncan dominating inside.
Tim Duncan is still a terrific defensive player. Just stoned Mason Plumlee at the rim twice.
Seem to remember now a Duncan outlet that magically curved like 10 feet in the air before finding intended target. But that was good.
Duncan's more of a Favre when it comes to outlets. Generally excellent, but always a high chance it's going to end up very, very badly.
Duncan had pretty much no margin of error on that one. Perfect pass.
Maybe the best QB outlet I've seen Duncan throw in 2 plus years on the gig. Long, looping pass right over Teletovic to Leonard for the layup
Tim Duncan leads the NBA in touchdowns and it isn't even close.
Not sure why MIrza opens up guarding Tim Duncan. It will be a LONG night if that's the plan.
It says a lot about the Spurs that during starting lineup intros Tim Duncan is announced first and Boris Diaw is announced last night.
Tonight is battle of the comic book nerds: Duncan (The Punisher) vs Lopez (Batman). ....
The low-point of the Duncan-era Spurs probably was 2010-11 (the Grizzlies upset). ... And they won 61 games that year, most in the West.
Austin Daye up to 10 and 10. He's basically Tim Duncan.
A Gorgui Dieng-Anthony Bennett high-low play is the opposite of a Boris Diaw-Tim Duncan high-low play. SA 82-60 in 3Q.
less than 3 minutes to go in the first half and Tim Duncan just had his first shot of the game.
Very Garnett-ish screen there from Duncan. Could have easily been a foul on him, save for the part where Brewer hit him in the face.
Last poss was a good example why advantage would be nice in basketball. Touch foul erases Parker pass for Duncan layup, TO when play reset.
Spurs are starting Kawhi, Duncan, Diaw, Parker, Green vs. Wolves' Mo, Brewer, Wiggins, Dieng and Shabazz
Spurs: Parker, Green, Leonard, Duncan, Diaw. Wolves: Mo Williams, Brewer, Wiggins, Muhammad, Dieng.
Game night in Minneapolis: The Big Fundamental http://t.co/smrYCN9Pow
I asked Kobe about why he considers the Duncan/Dirk counterarguments to paycut is apples to oranges. His answer in next tweet