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Tim Duncan is a retired American professional basketball player who played his entire career for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. He was born on April 25, 1976 and grew up in Christiansted, Virgin Islands just outside of Saint Croix. His height and weight during his playing days were 6 ft 10 inches and 250 pounds. On July 18, 2016 he announced that he will be retiring from basketball after 19 years with the San Antonio Spurs.
Duncan’s parents divorced when he was in third grade, which led to him living with his mother while spending summers with his father back in St Croix until age 14 when he moved to live permanently on Saint Croix with his dad.

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About Tim Duncan

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April 25, 1976

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Listed Height:
6 Ft 11 In

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Listed Weight:
250 Lb

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High School:
St. Dunstan’s Episcopal

Inspiring Phrases From Tim Duncan

If he wants to fight, we can fight. I don’t have any problem with him, but we can do it if he wants to. โ€” Tim Duncan

When I’m away from basketball, I’m the biggest kid. I do a good job of keeping myself sane. But on the other hand, I’m more of a solitary guy, glad to be left alone. โ€” Tim Duncan

I don’t do style. I just show up for the games. โ€” Tim Duncan

I believed in what I was. I didn’t believe that would translate into any of the five championships. But I knew that I could affect the game. โ€” Tim Duncan

i don t do style i just show up for the games Tim Duncan quote

I am going to walk away when I’m ready to walk away. Not because of a win or a loss. โ€” Tim Duncan

The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made. โ€” Tim Duncan

I’m just going to play whatever game is in front of me. โ€” Tim Duncan

Various Statements From Tim Duncan

I started not enjoying myself. It wasn’t fun at times. And I always said when that point comes when it’s not fun anymore, then I’m done. โ€” Tim Duncan

I have the loving support of my girlfriend who still attends Wake Forest and is nearing graduation. She helps me cope with the everyday rigors of being an NBA player. โ€” Tim Duncan

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The first time I played against Seattle was the only time I felt destroyed. Vin Baker just manhandled me. The whole thing, their double teams, their movement, everything. โ€” Tim Duncan

At this point, if I were to psychoanalyze myself, I’d have to say I am a clown, cleverly disguised as a regular person. โ€” Tim Duncan

I’m not serious most of the time. โ€” Tim Duncan

I just hope to make a difference. โ€” Tim Duncan

I would have loved to play against Bill Russell. He was such a force. โ€” Tim Duncan

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More Phrases From Tim Duncan

I’m a loyal guy. I’m a man of my word, and I assumed other people would be that way. That’s just not the case in life. โ€” Tim Duncan

I think competitiveness is taken in a different way by different people. I’m not a yeller and a screamer, a jumper and a pusher. โ€” Tim Duncan

They say I have no emotions, but I’m excited even if you can’t see it. โ€” Tim Duncan

Luckily, I had a long career and made good money. โ€” Tim Duncan

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I am who I am because of the people who I grew up with and where I’m from. โ€” Tim Duncan

they say i have no emotions but i m excited even if you can t see it Tim Duncan quote

I don’t know how their ranking goes or anything else, and I tell people I don’t really care how the rankings go. โ€” Tim Duncan

We really have some of the best fans in the NBA, in sports in general. Here, you get a consistent base, people support. People love the Spurs, and that’s special. That’s not everywhere. โ€” Tim Duncan

Deeper Quotes From Tim Duncan

Our motto is just to play the whole 48 minutes. We are here to play it from start to finish. Things will go up and down. We will make runs and they will make runs. But we just keep playing. โ€” Tim Duncan

Charles Barkley taught me a lot when I played against him. How he would use his body or use his dribble to get people in there and all that stuff. Veteran moves. โ€” Tim Duncan

I’ve always respected [Michael Jordan] but I’ve never been a fan of his [Jordan’s].Because everybody else is. โ€” Tim Duncan

i had great friends support and teaching at wake forest Tim Duncan quote

I had great friends, support and teaching at Wake Forest. โ€” Tim Duncan

I’m not going anywhere. You can print that wherever you want to. I’m here and I’m a Spur for life. โ€” Tim Duncan

I’m surrounded by nothing but great people. I’ve been blessed with that, so really, I’ve got no choice but to be an allโ€“around good person. โ€” Tim Duncan

I’ve never gotten too high or too low. It only messes you up. โ€” Tim Duncan

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