On Sunday, San Antonio can win its fifth championship of the Tim Duncan era. Many who know me know that I love basketball, especially professional basketball. I watch a game and do not root for a team. I just enjoy watching.
Over the last six years or so, I have made one exception and that is that I do root for the San Antonio Spurs.
The reason for that is an appreciation for Tim Duncan. It is more about Tim Duncan the leader than Tim Duncan the player. Tim Duncan the player has had an amazing career and has played more minutes in the history of the NBA playoffs than any other player. He is also in the top five in both rebounding and scoring all time in NBA playoff history.
While there are many great fathers in the NBA, the example that Tim Duncan sets with his team is an example that all fathers can emulate, with their sons and daughters. Watch a Spurs game and see what I mean.