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21st 20/20 for Tim, according to the venerable Bill Schoening.
Spurs, meanwhile, own 94-87 lead heading into final 2:53 thanks to Danny Green's lone bucket of game -- a 3 to beat shot clock.
Hope you started Tim Duncan in your fantasy league tonight, kids.
Duncan now with 21 pts., 20 RB vs. Hawks; SAS 94, ATL 87 with 2:53 lef tin SA
Duncan's got his 20-20. According to @dmccarneysaen, just the second 37-year-old in history to do it. (Robert Parish).
Timmy gets his 20/20, joins Robert Parish (1991) as only 37-year-old to hit that in Basketball Referance data base going back to 1985/86.
Duncan has his 20-20 game
Tim Duncan 1 RB shy of a 20-20 game with 4:10 left vs. Hawks in SA; SAS 91, ATL 87
Last turnover aside, The Captain is owning this game at both ends for Spurs.
I was wrong again. Duncan had a 20 point 21 rebound game last season in Utah.
I was wrong. Duncan's season rebounds high in 2012-13 was 19. He's matched that tonight.
I just saw a Land Walrus fly.
How many 37-year-olds in NBA history have ever posted a 20-20 game? Asking for a Tim.
One thing Boris Diaw can do ... is finger roll
Tim Duncan basically willing Spurs to lead with work on the boards. His 18 rebounds by far a season high.
That's a 17-2 run for Los Spurs, appear to be finally in the process of putting the clamps down on Atlanta at 80-74.
Paging Manu: a low-swooping bat is darting in and out of the action at the Erwin Center.
Spurs start the 4th with a moving screen. Ninth TO of the second half, 11 plus minutes to go.
Duncan has 16 pts., 16 RB in 1st 3 qtrs. vs. Hawks; SAS 73, ATL 72 as 4th qtr. about to open
Spurs close 3Q on 10-0 run, finishing with back-to-back 3s from Diaw and Ginobili, to take 73-71 lead to 4Q.
Bobo to the rescue.
Wow. And now Patty can't even complete a simple 15-foot swing pass to Manu. Bounces off his hands, out of bounds.
So much for that 3 sparking the Spurs. Sixth turnover of the quarter, 14th of the game.
For some reason, it feels like Hawks have Spurs well-scouted. For some reason.
Some comical possessions here in the third quarter from both teams. Yes, these men are collecting a couple of million tonight.
Manu muttering to himself in Spanish. Words that would probably make Mexico City crowd blush.
Tim Duncan has 16 points and 16 boards in the third quarter. So that's something. Spurs down 4.
Texas leads Vanderbilt 31-25 at halftime of a game that isn't pretty, but probably has a lovely personality.
For those wondering, and it's probably too early to be, Hawks haven't won a game in SA since Tim Duncan's senior season at Wake Forest.
Danny Green and Kawhi Leonard are combined 1 of 9 for two points. This is kind of a problem.
Vintage Duncan up and under. 7 for 10 tonight.
On the much brighter side, Duncan is 22 of 35 over the past two plus games.
Kawhi's mojo is just broke from 3-point range. Hesitates, bricks the wide open 3.
Already had 12 ties and 13 lead changes. Otherwise, Spurs/Hawks has been a big bucket of blah.
Marco and Manu have combined for 12 points, 7 assists off the bench in the first half.
Tim Duncan with 12 pts., 9 RB in 1st half vs. Hawks; SAS 50, ATL 49
Spurs lead 50-49 at half. Not a bad opening two quarters for Tim Duncan, with 12 points and nine boards.
Not exactly sure why Spurs are shooting 57% and losing to Hawks. Turnovers, I guess.
Dick Bavetta should be a WWF ref ... you know, the guy who misses the guy being hit with the folding chair
DeLoss Dodds is hanging out at the Erwin Center tonight for Texas-Vanderbilt.
Keep hearing Mike Bud's voice exhorting players, officials, etc. Wondering if I missed Pop getting tossed. Then remember, Oh yeah.
Sore left hand didn't bother Diaw on that little runner
Duncan departs after 4 pts., 4 RB in firt 8 min. vs. ATL
Thinking of dubbing this game "The Bud Bowl." Any objections?
Really early, but Splitter's line already looking sexy: 4 pts, 2 rebs, 1 asst, 1 stl, 2 blks.
Splitter departs for Diaw, his sore finger all taped up
Boris Diaw enters the game, taped up left hand and all.
Tim Duncan with a Josh McCown pass to Splitter for a dunk ... Tim's a Bears fan, y'know
The bubble that is life as a professional athlete: The Bud connection for tonight's game only dawned on Duncan about 30 minutes ago.
Spurs v Hawks 830pm eastern...tune in
Hey, Jackson Jeffcoat, how did Texas go from two Sept. blowouts to the brink of a Big 12 title? "We were pissed off and we pulled together."
It's too bad Jason Kidd pulled his "hit me" stunt with soda instead of water. Then we could have called it "Watergate."
Thing is, it actually was the best story I've ever heard involving a Rueben sandwich.
Hence, no Danny or Kawhi down the stretch against Houston despite the need to contain Harden.
With those two playing so well together Pop doesn't so much have a leash as an electric shock collar.
Like father, like son: Ginobelli two-man lineup has been fantastical for Los Spurs: 118.2 off rating, 97.2 def rating, combined 55.9 FG%.
Most UT QBs enter final game hoping for NFL shot. McCoy said he thinks he'll be coaching or selling real estate next year.
Case McCoy on Texas-Baylor: "All the marbles are on the table. This will determine if our season is a success."
Asked Case McCoy if he'll be singing Boomer Sooner on Saturday: "Makes me sick to my stomach, but I hope they play well."
Mack on Alabama-Auburn: "I was not surprised at all (Saban) wanted a second back on the clock. I did that one time."
Asked if this is the toughest year of his career, Mack said, "(20)10 wasn't a bright spot in my life."
So Mack said he'd rather not mention OSU or the Big 12 title this week. "Whatever happens if we win is going to be good."
Mack compared this week to 2001, when Texas found out it was playing for a BCS title shot before facing Colorado. That didn't go well.
Told Quandre Diggs that Baylor wants to close Floyd Casey with a party. "That's fine. We want to close our season with a party."
Walters on Baylor removing the tarp for the Floyd Casey Stadium finale: "Good for them."
Walters on UT's status as a 13.5-point underdog: "I think we've beat the odds once or twice this season."
Texas OL Mason Walters on Baylor: "That's a group of guys you have to respect, and maybe a few years ago, you didn't."
Per Popovich, top challenge for ATL coach 'Bud' at ATT Ctr. 2night: Finding visitor locker room. Does Pop know where it is: 'I have no idea.
Byndom said he'll probably look to knock passes down instead of going for interceptions. Also can't be as physical on line of scrimmage.
Texas CB Carrington Byndom's right hand is in a cast after hitting it on a helmet on the second drive vs. Tech. He'll play against Baylor.
Pop is dubious Mike Budenholzer will be able to find visitors locker room at ATT Center. Pop will be of no help. "I have no idea."
Obligatory Spurs D-League update: De Colo and Baynes are back with the parent club.
Pop on Diaw (dislocated finger): “They taped it together so he’s available. He just has 1 hand. Don’t know how that works but hw'ill play.”
With only two healthy, experienced Texas LBs available, Kendall Thompson is day-to-day after suffering a head injury.
UT will make decision on whether to reinstate suspended RB/WR Daje Johnson before Tuesday's practice.
Pop on seeing Bud before game: "I don't want to see Bud. I saw him for like 20 years. Why do I need to see him again?"
Texas LB Steve Edmond (lacerated liver) won't return until spring practice, but the Longhorns expect him to be ready then.
"They kind of taped it together so he's available to play. He just has one hand. I don't know how that works. But they said he can play."
Diaw left Saturday's game with a dislocated left middle finger. He'll play tonight with the fingers taped together, per Pop.
Pop says Bobo is available for tonight despite finger injury.
Boris Diaw will play for Spurs tonight vs. Hawks.
Boris Diaw will be active and in uniform tonight.
Spurs have recalled Nando De Colo and Aron Baynes from Austin in time for tonight's game vs. Atlanta (surprise, surprise!)
Wondering if this apparent Thomas pickup is meant to be a permanent thing, or more a replacement after Diaw's finger injury last night.
Damn did I choose poorly.
The Minnesota Vikings are a stupid, stupid football team.