san Antonio spurs time line

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  • 1999 NBA Finals - Spurs Defeat Knicks

    1999 NBA Finals - Spurs Defeat Knicks
    making this the 1999 NBA Finals. The NBA would have teams play 50 games, and a normal playoffs. The San Antonio Spurs had the fearsome "Twin Towers", veteran center David Robinson and second year star forward Tim Duncan. The Spurs carried a 37-13 record, the best in the Western Conference. Meanwhile, the Knicks had a tumultuous regular season in which they went 27-23 and sneaked into the playoffs as the eighth and final seed. However, the Knicks would upset the Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks and t
  • Tim Duncan Wins 2002 NBA MVP Award

    Tim Duncan Wins 2002 NBA MVP Award
    SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan edged New Jersey Nets guard Jason Kidd for NBA MVP honors Thursday in the award's fifth-closest finish since the media began voting in 1981. Duncan received 57 first-place votes and 954 points from a panel of 126 sports writers and broadcasters, while Kidd drew 45 first-place votes and 897 points. Shaquille O'Neal was third with 696 points.
  • Tim Duncan Wins Second Straight NBA MVP

    Tim Duncan Wins Second Straight NBA MVP
    Tim Duncan has been named NBA's Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season. Duncan led the San Antonio Spurs to a league best record of 60-22. He averaged over 23 points per game and 12.9 rebounds, while also blocking nearly three shots per contest. "Elite players are the guys who help their team and take them to the top echelon of the league," Duncan said. "That's what separates the good ones from the great ones."
  • 2003 NBA Finals - Spurs Beat Nets

    2003 NBA Finals - Spurs Beat Nets
    Spurs Cut Down Nets to Win NBA Title With it all on the line, Tim Duncan did it all. The San Antonio Spurs won their second title as Duncan put on one of the great performances in NBA Finals history, approaching a quadruple-double in an 88-77 dismantling of the New Jersey Nets. You want scoring? Duncan had 21 points, including seven in a surge at the end of the first half that prevented the Nets from running away early. You want rebounding? Duncan had 20, his fourth 20-rebound game of the p
  • 2005 NBA Finals Spurs Defeat Pistons

    2005 NBA Finals Spurs Defeat Pistons
    Spurs deny Pistons' bid to repeat Spurs win Game 7 and NBA Championship SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Spurred by the will and wonder of Tim Duncan, San Antonio is an NBA champion again. Duncan shrugged off a stretch of eight straight misses to dominate the fourth quarter of Game 7, finishing with 25 points and 11 rebounds as the Spurs beat the Detroit Pistons 81-74 Thursday night. Duncan earned his third MVP of the finals, giving San Antonio its third title in seven years and denying Detroit a chance
  • 2007 NBA Finals - Spurs Defeat Cavs

    2007 NBA Finals - Spurs Defeat Cavs
    Parker, Ginobili spark Spurs to fourth NBA championship CLEVELAND -- Once again, the San Antonio Spurs walked the hallways in champagne-soaked T-shirts. Bruce Bowen carried the Larry O'Brien trophy, one he had cradled before. Tony Parker, wrapped in France's flag, squeezed an MVP award he richly deserved. And Tim Duncan, always the center of everything for his team, recorded every precious moment with a camcorder. This wasn't their first NBA title. But for the Spurs, it's the maybe the one
  • San Antonio Spurs defeat Boston Celtics, 105-99

    San Antonio Spurs defeat Boston Celtics, 105-99
    Paul Pierce believes the difference between winning and losing against elite teams is "the little things." Such was the case during the last two home games as the little things caught up to the Celtics against the Lakers Thursday and yesterday against the Spurs. Despite taking a 3-point lead into the final minute, the Celtics ended up losing, 105-99, to San Antonio at TD Banknorth Garden. Following 12 straight wins, defending champion Boston (42-11) has dropped two stra...
  • Boston Celtics defeat San Antonio Spurs, 98-90

    Boston Celtics defeat San Antonio Spurs, 98-90
    One big question Celtics coach Doc Rivers had entering this season was how his bench would perform in a time of need. As of late, it has given him a positive response. The Celtics are 5-2 in the seven games Kevin Garnett has missed with an abdominal strain. They defeated the reigning NBA champion Spurs, 98-90, Sunday without two starters (center Kendrick Perkins was out with a left shoulder strain). The bench is helping the team win now, and the Celtics are hoping it ca...
  • Boston Celtics defeat San Antonio Spurs, 93-91

    Boston Celtics defeat San Antonio Spurs, 93-91
    SAN ANTONIO - Sam Cassell has nailed numerous clutch shots in his 14-year NBA career. Last night, he added another to his long résumé as he hit his first big one as a member of the Celtics. Cassell nailed a late 3-pointer that helped the Celtics to a 93-91 victory over the reigning NBA champion Spurs at a sold-out and playoff-intense AT&T Center. Cassell had 17 points off the bench, and his momentum-changing three with 46.4 seconds left gave Boston an 89-87 lead.
  • San Antonio Spurs defeat Milwaukee Bucks, 112-98

    San Antonio Spurs defeat Milwaukee Bucks, 112-98
    PLAYER OF THE GAME: Tim Duncan dominated the third quarter with 15 points to lead the Spurs to victory. He finished with 24 points on 9-of-17 shooting and added 12 rebounds and two assists. PLAY OF THE GAME: Former Bucks guard Keith Bogans added insult to the Bucks' loss when he drained a three-pointer in the fourth quarter and was fouled by Michael Redd. Bogans completed the four-point play to give the Spurs a 99-85 lead. STATISTICS SHEET: San Antonio shot 51.3% f...
  • San Antonio Spurs defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 117-99

    San Antonio Spurs defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 117-99
    SAN ANTONIO - The Timberwolves sent away never-used backup point guard Jason Hart to Phoenix on Tuesday in yet another deal all about acquiring an "asset." In this case, it was a 2010 second-round pick obtained along with unproven forward Alando Tucker and cash to pay for Tucker's salary the rest of this season. "When you have an opportunity to acquire a pick basically for free, it's hard not to do," Wolves basketball boss David Kahn said before Tuesday's game agains...