Dun­can re­tires after 19 sea­sons

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Tim Dun­can yes­ter­day an­nounced his re­tire­ment after 19 sea­sons in the NBA, a glit­ter­ing ca­reer that in­cluded five Na­tional Bas­ket­ball As­so­ci­a­tion cham­pi­onships and 15 All-Star Game ap­pear­ances.

The 40-year-old Dun­can, who was orig­i­nally se­lected by the Spurs in the 1997 NBA draft, spent his en­tire ca­reer with the team. They reached the play­offs in ev­ery one of his 19 sea­sons, the team said in a state­ment.

“Nine­teen sea­sons. Five rings. One team. #ThankYouTD,” the Spurs tweeted.

Tim Dun­can

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