Spurs Waste Another MVP Line from Tim Duncan

December 18th, 2012 by Maxwell Ogden Leave a reply »
The San Antonio Spurs have wasted yet another MVP line from Tim Duncan, losing 112-106 to the Denver Nuggets.

On his own, Duncan was magnificent against the Nuggets. Even if his MVP-caliber evening was wasted, he further solidified his status as an ageless wonder.

For the game, Duncan finished with 31 points, 18 rebounds, six assists, five blocks and two steals. He also made nine of 10 free throws.

Duncan is the third player over 30 to post at least 30 points, 18 rebounds, six assists and five blocks since 1986. Shaquille O'Neal and Robert Parish were the only other two.

Rare company for one of the all-time greats.

Even still, the Spurs dropped their fourth game in five outings. This is quite a shame, as Duncan is doing this at the tender age of 36.

Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld.com said it best.

Tim Duncan had 31 points, 18 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 blocks, 2 steals against the Nuggets tonight. How is Duncan doing this at 36 years old?

— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) December 19, 2012 Let this be a lesson for the players of today and future generations—when you polish your fundamentals, ...

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