Tim Duncan is Stepping Down in San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs legend, Tim Duncan spent his entire 19-year career playing for the Spurs and was kind enough to return once his playing days were over. Duncan had joined the team several years ago in a player development role and last season, Duncan decided he was open to providing head coach, Gregg Popovich with a unique perspective from the team's bench as an assistant coach. 

Turns out, Timmy D doesn't have time for that anymore. 

According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, Duncan will be leaving his post as assistant coach and will likely stay on as a part time player developer. Stein adds the team is not surprised by this as it was expected Duncan would only serve for one season. 

Mr Fundamental won five championships with San Antonio over a 19-year career. He owns the franchise mark for career points (26,496) and the NBA record for most wins by a player with one team (1,001).

Enjoy some more free time, Timmy D, you've earned it.

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