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#1 eZZy

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Posted July 11, 2016 - 06:06 AM

After five NBA titles, two NBA MVP awards, 15 All-­Star appearances and a spot on many lists as the greatest power forward of all time, San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan is calling it a career.

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#2 Busty Bluth

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Posted July 11, 2016 - 06:26 AM

Lot of respect to Duncan for avoiding the farewell tour circus.


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 06:54 AM

Best part about this announcement is Timmy and Kobe going to the HOF same enshrinement. 

 

Congrats Timmy. Amazing career and all class through good times and bad.


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Excited for  1. Lebron! (Still love me some Kobe, but damn this guy is amazing) 2. Another big get (Whether in FA or in a trade we need some attractions and closers) 3. Young Guys making big jump (Assuming we have anyone left after more necessary moves either genius ones or in desperation)

READY FOR SEASON!!!

 

 


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 07:01 AM

The the last breed! Once Garnett and Dirk retire, oh, now that's something. End of an era.
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#5 Persian Gulf

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Posted July 11, 2016 - 07:11 AM

top 10 player all time, greatest pf ever. 5 time champion. 

 

kobe, duncan, and shaq shaped the 2000s 


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 07:15 AM

Truly the end of an era with both Kobe and Duncan retiring
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Posted July 11, 2016 - 07:48 AM

Came like a champ, went like a champ.

 

Dying breed in NBA. Basketball fans will miss him.


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 07:55 AM

Pop might feel like he lost a spouse


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Excited for  1. Lebron! (Still love me some Kobe, but damn this guy is amazing) 2. Another big get (Whether in FA or in a trade we need some attractions and closers) 3. Young Guys making big jump (Assuming we have anyone left after more necessary moves either genius ones or in desperation)

READY FOR SEASON!!!

 

 


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 08:31 AM

One of the most unselfish and humble players to ever play the game despite being arguably the greatest PF of all time. Much respect to Duncan. 


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 09:06 AM

Major respect to Tim Duncan.. I always hated the Spurs because i felt that they were so boring to me... Then i found out by just watching them, they were and are a well ran franchise that works like a well oiled machine.

 

Tim Duncan has been a class act since i have watched him at Wake Forest. Soft and well spoken class act.



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Posted July 11, 2016 - 09:34 AM

My second favorite player of all time. Guy was incredible. He just played the game so well. Could do everything on the court. I don't know how long it'll be until we see a big man like him who's elite at everything but jump shooting.

He was a champion in every way.
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Posted July 11, 2016 - 09:34 AM

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Posted July 11, 2016 - 09:50 AM

The the last breed! Once Garnett and Dirk retire, oh, now that's something. End of an era.

 

Truly the end of an era with both Kobe and Duncan retiring

 

This and this. Duncan was truly one of my favorite bigs to have watched. Much respect to Duncan for an accomplished player and career.


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 10:19 AM

League really undergoing something of a seismic shift though some of it has been going on for a couple years.

But w timmy and Kobe gone.

Durant and Wade changing teams.

Even D Rose traded (made bigger w Pau and Noah leaving) and Rondo and Wade coming

 

That's 5 franchises that will have a very different look and feel now.

Read Miami went from 20-1 to 80-1


Excited for  1. Lebron! (Still love me some Kobe, but damn this guy is amazing) 2. Another big get (Whether in FA or in a trade we need some attractions and closers) 3. Young Guys making big jump (Assuming we have anyone left after more necessary moves either genius ones or in desperation)

READY FOR SEASON!!!

 

 


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 10:39 AM

Lot of respect to Duncan for avoiding the farewell tour circus.


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I'm thinking that he's announcing this late because he hadn't made up his mind yet during the season. Either way, they were contenders and even favorites for some, a farewell tour would've been a major distraction.

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Posted July 11, 2016 - 10:48 AM

I knew he was retiring the moment he walked off the court in OKC and held his hand up on the way into the tunnel.

Kobe and Tim gone in one season. That's 10 of the last 20 rings and 14 of the 20 Finals. We won't see that for a long time. Was hoping that PP and KG would call it quits also considering they're done. Would be memorable to see them all go out at once and into the HOF in the same season.
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Posted July 11, 2016 - 11:01 AM

Farewell, TD.  Used to hate him in the early 2000s, because his game is boring to watch, but so hard to beat.  But as the time goes i begin to appreciate his game and his manners on court.  Definitely a noble opponent and best sportsman i seen in NBA.  HOF is waiting for him. 


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 11:14 AM

GPFOAT, Great battles with the Spurs, another dude that was loyal to his team until the end.


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Posted July 11, 2016 - 11:29 AM

He's in my top 7-8 all time and was the biggest foil to the Lakers this era. I think all Laker fans have a special appreciation for him just out of competitive respect. Dude swept us in '99 and dropped 37 and 16 on our homecourt to stop our dynasty, obviously we got him back our fair share of times but he was the only constant true rival of the Lakers this era. GOATS of our era are officially gone

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Posted July 11, 2016 - 12:46 PM

Overrated C

Overrated???

 

Wtf are you talking about it


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