Duncan named Player of the Month

According to Spurs.com, Tim Duncan was named Western Conference Player of the Week today for games played between Monday, Dec. 8 – Sunday, Dec. 14.

Duncan averaged a double-double with 22.0 points and 12.5 rebounds to lead the Spurs to a 4-0 record. The 11-year veteran tallied 32 points, 14 rebounds and two steals in the Spurs 133-126 double-overtime victory at Dallas on Dec. 9. Since beginning the season at 1-4, the Spurs have posted a record of 14-4 and are currently on six-game winning steak.

Here is a closer look at the week for Tim Duncan:

Dec. 9 @ Dallas:
Recorded 32 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and two steals in a 133-126 double-overtime win over the Mavericks.
Dec. 10 vs. Atlanta:
Scored 19 points to go along with 11 rebounds in a 95-89 win over the Hawks.
Dec. 12 @ Minnesota:
Tallied 17 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks in a 98-86 win over the Timberwolves.
Dec. 14 vs. Oklahoma City:
Scored 20 points, and added 12 rebounds and five assists in a 109-104 win over the Thunder.

Duncan has been an integral part of the Spurs six game winning streak and the main reason behind the Spurs staying afloat while Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker were on the sidelines with street clothes.

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