Tim Duncan retires after 19 legendary seasons with Spurs — and with very little signed cardboard

Tim-Duncan-auto2One of the NBA’s most-successful big men and under-rated talents has retired.

A member of the San Antonio Spurs for 19 seasons, Tim Duncan was a five-time NBA champ, a two-time league MVP, a three-time Finals MVP, a 15-time All-Star and his next stop will undoubtedly be the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.

He averaged 19 points, 10.8 rebounds and three assists a game for his career and retires as the Spurs’ career leader in games, minutes, field goals, rebounds, blocks, points and plenty more. He’s also a guy who’s not signed autographs much at all in recent years as he’s turned down impressive amounts per sig from card companies.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 16)

Superfractor-Ha-Ha-Clinton-Dix-Alabama-footballThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Showing off Superfractors, a non-sports show haul, retro rips and the Rougned Odor-Jose Bautista feud.

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