The Tim Duncan Rule of REst
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Tim Duncan’s Legacy

Tim Duncan has retired from basketball after 19 amazing seasons with the San Antonio Spurs. He walks away with five titles, three Finals MVP trophies, and two MVP trophies. He has won championships in three different decades and finishes with 26,496 points, 15,091 rebounds, and 3,020 blocks. He has had one of the greatest careers […]

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Who’s Your Favorite Player?

I began really collecting basketball cards in 1989. I still remember opening up my first pack of 1989-90 NBA Hoops cards. I really wanted to pull a David Robinson rookie card. He was my favorite player. He was strong, talented, and didn’t seem to draw attention to himself, but went about his business quietly. As […]

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#NBArank Overrated/Underrated

Overrated: #NBArank 8 Tim Duncan Players I rank ahead him: Kobe, Shaq, and Hakeem Duncan is the most overrated player in the top 20. He is unquestionably a great, great player, but when you are talking about the #8 ranked player of all-time there are too many (specifically Kobe, Shaq, and Hakeem) greater players. At this […]

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Top 10 in the Last 35 Years

I’ve always found it difficult to compare players from different eras.  The game has evolved so much, the speed, athleticism, style, rules, and strategies have all changed so much.  How many 3’s would Larry Bird have made in today’s game where offenses are designed around the 3-point shot?  How many points would Michael Jordan average […]

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The 20,000 Point-8,000 Rebound-5,000 Assist Club

On Twitter recently, I saw a meme giving tribute to the 5 players in NBA history to accumulate 20,000 points, 8,000 rebounds, and 5,000 assists in their careers: Havlicek, Jabbar, Bird, Malone, and Garnett.  As somewhat of an NBA history buff, I thought to myself, “Self, one of those players is not like the other.”  […]