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NBA Legend Tim Duncan Retires After 19 Seasons

Tim Duncan, a five-time NBA champion who is recognized as one of the greatest players of all-time, is officially hanging it up. Duncan announced Monday morning that he'll be retiring after 19 seasons in the NBA - all with the San Antonio Spurs. Duncan's decision was announced on the team's website.

Duncan was drafted No. 1 overall back in 1997. He led the franchise to NBA titles in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014. During his tenure, the Spurs won over 1,000 games and put together a .710 winning percentage.

">July 11, 2016

">July 11, 2016

Duncan, now 40 years old, was a 15-time NBA All-Star and won the league's MVP award twice - in 2002 and 2003. His retirement marks the end of one of the most dominant eras in league history.