Tim Duncan Bids Goodbye On His Jersey Retirement Ceremony: What Comes After The Retirement?

By Michael Davis - 20 Dec '16 17:09PM
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  • (Photo : Ronald Cortes/Getty Images) AN ANTONIO,TX - DECEMBER 18: San Antonio Spurs great Tim Duncan watches his number being retired along with his children after game against the New Orleans Pelicans at AT&T Center on December 18, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that , by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

Timothy Theodore Duncan, the former San Antonio Spur star player retired at age 40 after a 19-year career in NBA since 1997. He attended his recent Jersey retirement ceremony after defeating New Orleans Pelican.

NBA season league for 2016 is a remarkable year for Duncan after years of service with San Antonio Spur. The last game he played marked a small margin for the team's victory with 113 - 100. Duncan made a perpetual record in NBA history as the NBA All-Star for 15 years and the only player on record that is selected with All Best-Defensive teams in all 13 Seasons in NBA League.

San Antonio Spurs hold a grip on with the 40-year old player throughout the 19 years of his career not experiencing as a traded player. Like the "Black Mamba" Kobe Bryant, Duncan is popularly one of the best power forward known for the record.

Tim Duncan also won various recognition being a two-time most valuable player and a five-time champion in the NBA League. Although Kobe Bryant made a 20-season playing in NBA, Duncan followed almost the same number of 19-years through his career. Holding the same record as Duncan is John Stockton playing a straight 19 years in the NBA Season League.

Speaking at the center court, Tim Duncan acknowledges the support of all his sponsors throughout his career. He also gestured gratitude to his fans who believed in him as the best player there is in NBA history.

He recognized several people that inspired him before starting his career in the NBA League.  On his speech he mentioned his college coach Dave Odom, the people he played before back in the college days up to the San Antonio Spurs teammates, and coach Gregg Popovich of San Antonio Spurs. Duncan Spoke for 30 minutes on the ceremony bidding a heartfelt gratitude to the NBA League.

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