Duncan’s First-year Impact Makes Nba History
September 17, 1999 SAN ANTONIO Early in the 1997-98 NBA season, San Antonio Spurs rookie Tim Duncan quickly and quietly won praise around the league as the game’s next great big man.
Philadelphia 76ers coach Larry Brown found himself wishing he had done more to trade up for the No. 1 pick in the 1997 draft.
“I would have traded my whole team for Duncan,”…
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