Tim Duncan Serves As Head Coach Of The Spurs, Gets A Win Over The Hornets

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Tim Duncan served as the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs during a 104-103 Tuesday night win over the Charlotte Hornets.

Duncan, who starred on the Spurs for years before joining the coaching staff, served as the head coach after Gregg Popovich missed the game for personal reasons. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

He’s now got a win under his belt as a head coach.

Outside of Tim Duncan looking like he hasn’t shaved in awhile, it seems like Tuesday night was a hell of a time for the five-time NBA champion.

I completely forgot the fact Duncan was even on the Spurs coaching staff until he took over as head coach last night.


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Obviously, it hasn’t been revealed why Popovich had to miss the game, but I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if he did this to give Duncan a shot.

Duncan and Popovich are incredibly close. They’re incredibly tied together and have been for more than two decades.


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That’s what happens when you win five NBA titles together. Now, Duncan is a coach in the league, and seems to have a solid shot at eventually becoming a head coach.

Life sure has been a wild ride for the former first overall pick.