Is this the first summer that will allow us to slough off the San Antonio Spurs? Possibly. Perhaps. You don’t have to shovel dirt on a team to wonder about its future.
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Mind you, San Antonio has aligned itself with a rather enviable outlook even if the team’s franchise leader walks away this summer. Tim Duncan, having just turned 39 and having just about accomplished everything a man can in an NBA career, could retire this summer. He’s not under contract for next season, and he would be excused for not wanting to suit up for the October-to-June grind that he’s quite familiar with. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich may have been joking a bit when he mentioned the pretty good paycheck that Duncan would be set to gain by returning for another year or two, but at some point in a career there’s only so many souped-up Nissans and sweet sword sets you can buy.
It really does tumble from the top. It is outrageous that the SpursRead More »from The San Antonio Spurs? Gone till November.