Editor's Note: The above video is from March 20, 2013.
After 19 seasons with the Spurs, Tim Duncan announced his retirement Monday. Here are some of tributes to "The Big Fundamental."
Congrats to Tim Duncan. Probably a top 5 all time player and undoubtedly a top 5 all time teammate. Wow, what a career.— Steve Kerr (@SteveKerr) July 11, 2016
Even tho I knew it was coming, I'm still moved by the news. What a HUGE honor to have played with him for 14 seasons! #ThankYouTD— Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili) July 11, 2016
What a legacy you leave. Your quiet strength will always be with the Spurs fans. #GoSpursGo— David Robinson (@DavidtheAdmiral) July 11, 2016
The best PF ever! Thanks for the memories old man. A great player and teammate. pic.twitter.com/Isl9jZzEm3— Lamarcus Aldridge (@aldridge_12) July 11, 2016
Timmie D! Congrats on an Unbelievable career! Thanks for inspiring us all with just your PLAY! #GreatestPowerforwardtoeverplaythisgame— DWade (@DwyaneWade) July 11, 2016
Congratulations on amazing 19-year career, Tim Duncan! pic.twitter.com/RRsV4cm3kL— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) July 11, 2016
Congrats TD - you epitomized heart, humility & class. Will never be another. The Spurs, NBA & the game will never be the same. #ThankYouTD— Sean Elliott (@seanelliott_32) July 11, 2016
Upset at Tim Duncan we didn't get to honor him at a Mavs Spurs game. Happy I've had the opportunity to witness his greatness so often— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) July 11, 2016
Thanks for everything TD!— Shaun Livingston (@ShaunLivingston) July 11, 2016
G.o.a.t at his position!
Timmay!!!!!!— Andre Iguodala (@andre) July 11, 2016
To be good is noble, but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble. Twain; for your brilliance TD... pic.twitter.com/vVhgINBQDM— Brent Barry (@Barryathree) July 11, 2016
At the end of the day, Tim Duncan played the game the way it was meant to be played. One of the all-time greats. #ThankYouTD— Scottie Pippen (@ScottiePippen) July 11, 2016
Congrats TD on your unbelievable career. Loved to compete against you. Always an inspiration. #ThankYouTD— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) July 11, 2016
Dear Tim Duncan. Thank you for the impact you had on the game of Basketball and playing next to you was a great experience. #Respect21— Boris Diaw (@theborisdiaw) July 11, 2016