Tim Duncan Announces Retirement.

Tim Duncan Announces Retirement.

 

After 19 years, 40 year old Tim Duncan, who was a former player of the San Antonio Spurs announced his retirement on July 12, 2016 and said goodbye to his fellow Spurs teammates.

“Tim Duncan was the first pick in the 1997 NBA Draft who was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs. Tim Duncan is the only player to play every NBA season in the Play-offs. He was able to play all 19 seasons with the Spurs and won 5 NBA titles during his career,” reported NBA.com.

According to NBA.com, “Each of Tim Duncan’s seasons with the Spurs they at least won 50+ games in the regular season. This is the longest streak in franchise history.”

This is what Spurs coach Gregg Popovich had to say about Tim Duncan; “He is irreplaceable.”  according to NBA.com

According to mySA.com,  Duncan believes that his retirement signaled not simply an end, but a beginning of new challenges in life. “I’m not dying, just moving another chapter. I don’t have a script; that’s the beauty of it.”