Tim Duncan, by the numbers
By the numbers, some of the accomplishments of Tim Duncan, who announced his retirement Monday after 19 NBA seasons, all with the San Antonio Spurs.
1 – Duncan was taken No. 1 overall by the Spurs in 1997.
2 – NBA MVP awards, 2001-02 and 2002-03. Also the number of other players (John Stockton, Kobe Bryant) to spend at least 19 years with one NBA franchise.
3 – NBA Finals MVP awards, 1999, 2003 and 2005. Also the number of decades in which he won NBA championships, something no other player in league history has done, and the number of times he came off the bench in his regular-season career.
5 – NBA championships won, in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014.
8 – Career triple-doubles (four regular season, four playoffs).
10 – Length, in pages, of Duncan's biography in the Spurs media guide.
15 – All-Star selections.
19 – The number of years he played.
21 – The only jersey number he ever wore with the Spurs.
23 – NBA player of the week awards.
27 – Duncan's career-high for rebounds, set Jan. 27, 2010 against Atlanta.
50 – Minimum number of games the Spurs have won in each of the last 17 seasons, an NBA record.
53 – Duncan's career-high for points, set Dec. 26, 2001 against Dallas.
140 – Number of players who appeared in at least one game with the Spurs as a Duncan teammate.
251 – The number of playoff games in which he played. There are 18 active NBA franchises that have not been in as many playoff games.
701 – Games he won alongside both Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, most by a trio in NBA history (575 regular season, 126 playoffs).
835 – His career regular-season dunk total.
1,001 – Regular-season wins in which he appeared, third-most in NBA history. He and Gregg Popovich have the most wins by a player-coach duo in NBA history.
1,005 – Career double-doubles (841 regular season, 164 playoffs).
1,392 – Regular-season games played.
3,020 – His blocked-shot total, fifth-most in NBA history.
4,225 – His assist total, third-best in Spurs history.
9,370 – Career playoff minutes played, most in NBA history.
15,091 – His rebound total, sixth-most in NBA history.
26,496 – His point total, 14th-most in NBA history.
47,368 – His minutes played, 10th-most in NBA history.
14,403,425 – Combined attendance for Spurs regular-season home games during Duncan's career.
240,000,000 – The estimated worth in dollars of his NBA contracts with the Spurs.