Not only one of the greatest players in NBA history, Duncan is also an amazing human being. He believes in giving back to the community and is able to do so via his foundation, Tim Duncan Foundation. Having supported a number of local causes, Duncan realised he could give back even more via his foundation, which was set up on 21st
December 2001. The foundation holds a number of charity events in order to donate funds to different non-profit organisations. For example in May 2008, Tim Duncan’s ‘Beat Cancer’ promotion was able to contribute $50,000 to a Cancer Therapy and Research Centre. His foundation aims to support development in education and youth sport and to encourage health awareness. Tim Duncan realised he could use his status to and power as a professional athlete to make a difference in the community.
Such an incredible person both on and off the court, Tim Duncan is an example of a true sporting icon. Tim Duncan has earned his place as one of the greatest players in NBA history through his consistent performance and determination. An incredible leader on the court and also a great role model for us all. Tim Duncan, Caribbean1st absolutely salutes you.