Thirty-five years ago, today, Tim Duncan was born to Ione and William Duncan in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Initially a swimmer, as the story is often repeated, Duncan took up basketball when Hurricane Hugo destroyed his island’s sole Olympic-sized swimming pool.
The rest is San Antonio Spurs and NBA history.
Here is a list of random trivia relating to Duncan’s date of birth: April 25, 1976
Reminder: The Spurs - Grizzlies tip-off game four at 7:00 pm on TNT and Fox Sports Southwest.
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