Is Tim Duncan the best power forward in National Basketball Association history?

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan, arguably the greatest power forward ever to play professional basketball, has retired.

Duncan's glittering career saw him become a five-time NBA champion, a three-time NBA Finals MVP, a two-time league MVP and a 15-time All-Star. Born in the United States Virgin Islands, Duncan was picked by the Spurs franchise as the first overall pick of the draft in 1997. The Spurs have made the playoffs every year Duncan has been with the team. The Silver and Black won at least 50 games the last 17 seasons, the longest streak in league history, and posted at least a.600 winning percentage in each of Duncan's 19 seasons, an all-time record for most consecutive seasons with a.600 win percentage in the four major USA sports. He won a total of 5 NBA Championships with 3 NBA Finals MVP awards and 2 NBA MVP awards. He is the only player to win titles in three different decades, and just the third to win more than 1,000 career regular season games (Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Parish).

Duncan is one of three players to win at least 1,000 games during his career, and he ranks 14th on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

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He was named to an All-NBA team 15 times in his career and an All-NBA Defensive team 15 times as well.

He has averaged 19 points, almost 11 rebounds, three assists and two blocks per game over his career.

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