J Pat Carter/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — The San Antonio Spurs announced on Wednesday they will retire Tim Duncan’s No. 21 jersey on Dec. 18 against the New Orelans Pelicans.
Tim Duncan to the rafters!
— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) November 16, 2016
The Wake Forest product, who retired in July, spent 19 seasons in the NBA, all with the Spurs. He was a five-time NBA champion and was named Finals MVP twice. He won two regular season MVP awards, NBA Rookie of the Year, was named All-NBA-First-Team 10 times and appeared in 15 All-Star Games.
Drafted by the Spurs in 1997, Duncan helped San Antonio to a 1,072-438 regular-season record in that time, which is the best 19-year stretch in the history of the NBA. He finished his career 14th all-time in points (26,496), sixth in rebounds (15,091) and fifth in blocks (3,020).
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