Tim Duncan: Boring Maybe, If Great Skill Is Boring, But Greatness Is Beyond Question

SAN ANTONIO, TX - JUNE 15: Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs speaks to the media with his children Sydney and Draven after defeating the Miami Heat in Game Five of the 2014 NBA Finals 104-87 at the AT&T Center on June 15, 2014 in San Antonio - Chris Covatta

What's boring about a guy who does everything right and doesn't beat his chest about it?

With a fifth title, Tim Duncan will be compared to the legends of the game: Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Russell.

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So where does Russell see Duncan's place?

"Right up there at the top."

Just for a bit of perspective, here's what the Internet looked like at the dawn of the Duncan era. He's been at this for a while.

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