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  1. Hints of Tim Duncan

    Henry Abbott

    76ers coach Brett Brown on the status of the prized, injured big man Joel Embiid....

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. Bulls among the tankers?

    Henry Abbott

    The most successful tank job in NBA history came when an excellent Spurs team took advantage of David Robinson's injury to nab Tim Duncan. With Derrick Rose out, Chad Ford points out in his Tank Rank column that the Bulls have a similar opportunity....

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  3. TrueHoop TV: Spurs pop quiz

    Henry Abbott

    The Spurs have kept their core players together for an eternity, in NBA terms. But what about the other guys? Tim Duncan has had more than 100 different teammates through his 16 seasons. Who remembers those other players? Do the current Spurs reme...

    Blog | June 09, 2013
  4. TrueHoop TV: Finals questions

    Henry Abbott

    Why not have LeBron James check Tony Parker? Will Tim Duncan guard Chris Bosh at the 3-point line? Who's going to win? Talking 2013 NBA Finals with Ethan Sherwood Strauss and Graydon Gordian....

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  5. Gregg Popovich builds young players

    Henry Abbott

    Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Memphis lost to a team that has always been more aggressive about developing young talent. Of all the things coaches hate, globally televised boneheaded mistakes surely top the list. They happen. Not even the most ve...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  6. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    There's something about the way Tim Duncan's outlet passes move. J.A. Adande with a killer Kobe "28 assists in two wins" question: "Is it the fancy passing, or a passing fancy?" The Celtics have been okay without Rajon Rondo in the past. But what...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  7. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Duncan posterizes Father Time. He looks wonderfully healthy. Whatever he did this offseason was the right thing. Aging athletes everywhere cheer. Toughest thing about coaching or playing for the Hawks is that the home crowd often cheers for the...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  8. NBA Today: Royce Webb on HoopIdea

    Henry Abbott

    On Monday I was in Bristol, and in the cafeteria at lunch things got pretty exciting discussing HoopIdea, and ways the NBA should change to make a better, more exciting game. Tim Duncan is essentially a perfect basketball player. But very few peop...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  9. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Worst fears of the lockout? Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler points out injuries have already taken a massive toll on this season. Another sign of the lockout: Matt Bonner outscoring Tim Duncan and Dirk Nowitzki combined. Rip Hamilton was famously...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  10. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Insider Tom Haberstroh says LaMarcus Aldridge is like -- gasp -- Tim Duncan: "If you look at where Aldridge gets those 21.8 points per game, you'll notice more similarities with The Big Fundamental. No one will match Duncan's automatic bank shot ("...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  11. The Spurs' tricky road back to relevance

    Henry Abbott

    The Spurs have three stars: Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker. Duncan was an obvious choice, but R.C. Buford and his staff were masterful in identifying the latter two stars with low draft picks. Can they do something like that again? T...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  12. Heading home early: Men in black

    Henry Abbott

    Joe Murphy/NBAE/Getty Images How many more times will we see Tim Duncan's crew deep in the playoffs? Matt McHale, writing on Basketbawful, has been watching the San Antonio Spurs for years. He was enraged when Robert Horry hip-checked Steve Nash in...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  13. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Gregg Popovich draws up the play of the year, and gets Tim Duncan all alone under the hoop for the key bucket of a close win. Other teams could undoubtedly do some of what the Clippers did to beat the Heat. Ryan Gomes explains the specifics. Name...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  14. Gregg Popovich rests his players

    Henry Abbott

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images Not mounting a late comeback against the Knicks: Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan and Tony Parker. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich values rest more than most NBA coaches. He loves seeing his best players on the bench, when...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  15. NBA trade ideas you'll hate

    Henry Abbott

    D. Clarke Evans/NBAE/Getty Images Tim Duncan for Andrew Bynum, anyone? Merry Christmas. Did you ever see the episode of "The Office" where the boss, Michael Scott, hijacks the office Secret Santa gift exchange by declaring it instead a "Yankee Swap...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  16. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Tim Griffin of the San Antonio Express-News: "It's been a fashionable topic of discussion this season about how far Tim Duncan's performance has dropped this season. Considering that Duncan will go down as one of the top 10 players in NBA history, a ...

    Blog | December 01, 2010