5 Questions for the West: Better or Worse?

What is the biggest vulnerability for the Warriors? Are they worse because of the players they had to move to fit in Kevin Durant? Worse. They aren’t going to cross the 70 win plateau. They lost a lot of speed and skill on the bench. The replacements are adequate but don’t operate with the same…

19 Years of Doing it His Way

“I always said when that point comes and it’s not fun anymore then I’m done.” (Tim Duncan) On his own terms and without regret, Tim Duncan has ended his career. It was expected and at the same time it was crushing. The graceful and lithe champion, the extraordinary human being, the college graduate rookie a…

Is the Tim Duncan Career Over?

There may be history tonight in OKC if the Thunder advance to the Western Conference Finals and the Spurs, the most dominant team other than the Warriors in 2015-16, are sent home because of two badly officiated games in San Antonio. The history in play is Tim Duncan and his legacy. After 19 years, it…

Because He’s Tim Duncan

The most famous athlete in St. Croix was the recipient of the 2014-15 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award. St. Croix born Tim Duncan was voted by his peers as the best teammate in the league. It is a prestigious award bestowed upon a man only a select few know, the private Tim Duncan, the…

Tim Duncan Had to Take a 50% Pay Cut?

Tim Duncan agreed to a 50% salary reduction so the San Antonio Spurs could sign LaMarcus Aldridge and re-sign Kawhi Leonard. Duncan was generous enough to forgo what he is worth so the Spurs, in particular, can continue their geographic reign atop the Western Conference. Duncan, at 38, was making ten million dollars last year…