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Tim Duncan

NBA Power Forward Tim Duncan

Profession: NBA Power Forward

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Played his entire NBA career for the San Antonio Spurs. He is a five-time NBA champion, two-time NBA MVP, and three-time NBA Finals MVP.

Basketball experts consider him to be one of the greatest players in NBA history.

Born: April 25, 1976
Birthplace: Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands
Age: 44 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 1997-06-25 NBA Draft: Wake Forest power forward Tim Duncan first pick by San Antonio Spurs
  • 1999-06-25 NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs beat New York Knicks, 78-77 in Game 5 for first title in franchise history; MVP: Tim Duncan
  • 2000-02-13 49th NBA All-Star Game, Oakland Arena, Oakland, CA: West beats East, 137-127; MVPs: Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs, F; Shaquille O'Neal, LA Lakers, C
  • 2003-06-15 NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs beat New Jersey Nets, 88-77 in Game 6 for franchise's second title; MVP: Tim Duncan
  • 2005-06-23 NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs beat defending champion Detroit Pistons, 81-74 in Game 7 for club's 3rd title; MVP: Tim Duncan, his 3rd MVP award

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