Shaquille O’Neal honors Spurs icon Tim Duncan with the highest compliment

After Tim Duncan announced his retirement from the NBA on Monday, tributes from the basketball world came pouring in.

One of the better tributes was from Shaquille O’Neal, who gave this comment on Duncan to ESPN.

There’s zero doubt Duncan was an elite competitor despite his quiet nature and introverted personality, which Kobe Bryant summed up succinctly.