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2013-14 SEASON:
Started in 74 games, averaging 15.1 points, 9.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.88 blocks in 29.2 minutes … only player in NBA history to average at least 15.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.50 blocks at 37-years-or-older … ranked fifth in in the NBA in blocks and 13th in rebounding … shot .490 (444-906) from the field and .731 (231-316) from the charity stripe … one of only 15 NBA players to shoot 49%-or-better while taking 900-or-more shots … scored in double figures a team-high 63 times … recorded 16 games with 20-or-more points and one game with 30-or-more points … led the team in scoring 14 times, rebounding 49 times, assists nine times, steals eight times and blocks 48 times … posted 30 double-doubles on the season, including one 20-20 game … oldest player in NBA history to record a 20-20 double-double… had 17 games with five-or-more assists, most such games since the 2009-10 season (18) … named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, March 24 through Sunday, March 30, marking the 22nd time earning Player of the Week honors, sixth all-time since the award was established prior to the 1979-80 season … posted a season-high 31 points (13-20 FG, 5-7 FT), 11 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals in a season-high 40 minutes at Washington on 2/5 … tallied 23 points (10-15 FG, 3-4 FT), a season-high 21 rebounds and 2 blocks in 35 minutes vs. Atlanta on 12/2 … became the first player since January 1989 to record 20+ points on 75+% shooting and 15+ rebounds in 25 minutes or less when he recorded 21 points (9-12 FG, 3-3 FT) and 16 rebounds, on .750 shooting at Milwaukee on 12/11 … posted 29 points (12-20 FG, 5-6 FT), 13 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks in 37 minutes vs. Denver on 3/24 … recorded 21 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks in 32 minutes at Dallas on 12/26 … recorded 23 points (9-13 FG, 5-5 FT), 11 rebounds and 2 assists in 33 minutes vs. Miami on 3/6 … finished with 12 points, 14 rebounds, a season-high tying 8 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals in 35 minutes vs. Minnesota on 12/13 … tallied 22 points (9-17 FG, 4-6 FT), 12 rebounds and 3 assists in 29 minutes at Utah Jazz on 12/14 … tallied 17 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists in 32 minutes at LA Clippers on 12/16 … recorded 17 points, 13 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 assists and 2 steals in 31 minutes at Phoenix on 12/18 … posted 17 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocks in 33 minutes vs. Sacramento on 12/29 … recorded 19 points (9-18 FG, 1-1 FT), 11 rebounds and 4 assists in 32 minutes vs. LA Clippers on 1/4 … tallied 24 points (9-16, 6-8 FT), 17 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 blocks in 38 minutes vs. Memphis on 1/7 … posted 17 points, 16 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 blocks in 27 minutes at Atlanta Hawks on 1/24 … posted 23 points (8-13 FG, 7-12 FT), 17 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocks vs. Sacramento on 2/1 … recorded 21 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and a season-high tying 6 blocks in 29 minutes at New Orleans on 2/3 … recorded 19 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists in 38 minutes at Clippers on 2/18 … posted 17 points (6-12 FG, 5-5 FT), 16 rebounds, 6 assists in 33 minutes vs. Charlotte on 2/28 … posted 20 points (7-12 FG, 6-9 FT), 15 rebounds and 2 assists in 39 minutes vs. Dallas on 4/10… The NBA’s MVP in 2002 and 2003 (one of 10 players in NBA history to win multiple MVP Awards) … named the NBA Finals MVP i n 1999, 2003 and 2005 … just the second player i n history to earn Finals MVP honors in each of their first three trips to the Finals (joining Michael Jordan who was six-for-six in capturing the Finals MVP award) … one of just four players to be named Finals MVP three-or-more times: Jordan (six times), Magic Johnson (three) and Shaquille O’Neal (three) … the first player in NBA history to be named to both an All-NBA Team and an All-Defensive Team in each of his first 13 seasons (David Robinson held the previous record being named in each of his first seven seasons) … has been named to the All-NBA First Team 10 times, the All-NBA Second Team three times (2006, 2008 and 2009) and the All-NBA Third Team once (2010) … the fifth player in league history to earn All-NBA First Team honors in each of his first eight seasons joining Elgin Baylor (first 10 seasons), Bob Pettit (10), Larry Bird (9) and Oscar Robertson (9) … is one of only five players with 14-or-more All-NBA selections (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (15), Kobe Bryant (15), Karl Malone (14) and Shaquille O’Neal (14)) … has earned All -Defensive First Team honors eight times and Second Team honors six times (1998, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010 and 2013) … is the only player in NBA history with 14 All -Defensive Team selections … has appeared on the NBA’s All-NBA Team and All Defensive Team in the same season an NBA-record 14 times … the 1998 Rookie of the Year… named the NBA Player of the Week 21 times and the Player of the Month four times … among active players in regular season games ranks first in blocked shots (2,652), second in rebounds (13,219), fifth in minutes played (41,446), sixth in points (23,785) and eighth in games played (1,180) … one of just four players in NBA history to amass over 22,000 points, 12,000 rebounds and 2,000 blocks (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O’Neal are the others) .. in 1,180 career games has scored in double-figures 1,108 times and has posted 767 double-doubles … has 21 regular season 20-20 games and three triple-doubles … among Spurs all-time regular season leaders ranks first in games played (1,180), points (23,785), field goal made (9,207) and attempted (18,168) and rebounds (13,219) … ranks second in blocks (2,651), fourth in assists (3,612) and sixth in steals (872) … has scored in double figures in 203 of 211 playoff games … ranks second all-time with 149 postseason double-doubles … in the postseason has 10 20-20 games and four triple-doubles … among all-time leaders in career playoff action ranks first in blocks (516), third in rebounds (2,522), third in minutes played (8,149), sixth in points (4,614) and sixth in games played (211) … is the only player in NBA playoff history to have over 4,500 points, 2,500 rebounds and 500 blocks … holds the record for the most blocks in an NBA Finals series (with 32 in 2003) and tied the record for most blocks in a single Finals non-overtime game (with 8 vs. New Jersey on 6/15/03) … has re-signed with the Spurs four times (8/2/00, 7/16/03, 11/2/07 and 7/11/12) … in his NBA career has appeared in 1,180 regular season games, averaging 20.2 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.25 blocks in 35.1 minutes … has appeared in 211 playoff games, averaging 21.9 points, 12.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.45 blocks in 38.6 minutes. PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: Named to the All-NBA First Team and the NBA All-Defensive Second Team, the 14th time he has appeared on both the All-Defensive Team and All-NBA Team in the same season … started in all 69 games he appeared in, averaging 17.8 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.65 blocks in 30.1 minutes … shot .502 (490-976) from the fl oor and a career-best .817 (245-300) from the free throw line … ranked third in the NBA in blocks … scored in double fi gures 63 times … scored 20-or-more points 23 times and 30-or-more points on fi ve occasions … grabbed 10-or-more rebounds 38 times … posted 36 double-doubles, including one 20-20 double-double … recorded 5-or-more blocks 12 times … led the team in scoring 23 times, rebounding 41 times, blocks 55 times, steals seven times and assists seven times … named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, Nov. 19, through Sunday, Nov. 25, the 21st time he’s earned Western Conference Player of the Week honors … selected as a reserve to his 14th NBA All-Star game ... recorded fi ve games with 20-or-more points, 10-or-more rebounds and 5-or-more blocks, best in the NBA … posted 22 points (8-17 FG, 6-9 FT), 21 rebounds and 6 blocks at Utah on 12/12, the 21st 20-20 game of his career … hit the game winner with 2.2 seconds left to give the Spurs a 104-102 win over LAC on 3/29 … fi nished the game with a season-high 34 points (12-19 FG, 101-10 FT), 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks … recorded 31 points (11-25 FG, 9-10 FT), 18 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 blocks at Denver on 12/28 … posted 31 points (12-21 FG, 7-8 FT), 14 rebounds, 4 blocks and 3 assists vs. Atlanta on 4/6 … recorded 30 points (13-19 FG, 4-4 FT), 14 rebounds, 5 blocks and 4 assists vs. Cleveland on 3/16 … tallied 23 points, 12 rebounds and 5 blocks at Sacramento 11/09 … recorded three consecutive games with at least 20 points and 14 rebounds from 11/19 – 11/23 … totaled 27 points (11-17 FG, 5-5 FT), 15 rebounds and 4 assists on 12/1 vs. Memphis … scored 30 points (13-20 FG, 4-4 FT) while adding 5 rebounds and 2 blocks vs. Houston on 12/28 … notched 28 points (11-20 FG, 6-7 FT) 13 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 blocks at Milwaukee on 1/2 … tallied 24 points (10-17 FG, 4-4 FT), 17 rebounds and 5 assists at Philadelphia on 1/21 … registered 28 points (12-20 FG, 4-5 FT) and 19 rebounds vs. Dallas on 3/14 … posted 25 points (11-17 FG, 3-3 FT), 13 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 blocks vs. Golden State on 3/20 … notched 19 points, 16 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocks vs. Utah on 3/22 … registered 23 points (9-18 FG, 5-6 FT), 14 rebounds and 5 blocks vs. Denver on 3/27 … registered three DNP-CD’s … placed on the inactive list for 10 games with a sore left knee … started all 21 playoff games, averaging 18.1 points, 10.2 rebounds and 1.62 blocks in 34.6 minutes … ranked sixth in rebounding, ninth in blocks and 15th in scoring during the postseason … posted a NBA-best 11 double-doubles … scored in doubles fi gures in 19 games, including seven games with 20-or-more points and one game with 30-plus … recorded 26 points (12-16 FG, 2-3 Ft) and 9 rebounds in 31:18 minutes at L.A. Lakers on 4/26 in Game 3 of the fi rst round … tallied 19 points and 15 rebounds and 2 blocks in 42:41 minutes at Golden State on 5/6 in Game 4 of the WC Semifi nals … recorded his 500th postseason block with 4 blocks, to go along with 17 points and 9 rebounds in 31:08 minutes vs. Memphis on 5/21 in Game 2 of the WC Finals … fi nished with 24 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocks in 44:07 minutes at Memphis in Game 3 of the WC Finals … recorded 30 points (13-21 FG, 4-5 FT), including 25 in the fi rst half, to go along with 17 rebounds in 44:26 minutes at Miami on 6/18 in Game 6 of the Finals.

2011-12: Started in all 58 games he appeared in, averaging 15.4 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.52 blocks in 28.2 minutes ... shot .490 (353-720) from the floor and .698 (171-245) from the free throw line ... scored in double figures 51 times, including 20-or-more 11 times, and grabbed 10-or-more rebounds 24 times ... posted 22 double-doubles ... led the team in points 15 times, rebounds 36 times, blocks 32 times, steals seven times and assists once ... shot .592 (77-130) from the field during the month of April ... tied a season- high tallying 28 points (10-15 FG, 8-11 FT) and 12 rebounds vs. Memphis on 4/12 ... recorded a season-high 28 points (11-19 FG, 6-8 FT) and hit the game-winner with 1.4 seconds to give the Spurs a 104-102 win at New Orleans on 1/23 ... finished with 25 points (9-12 FG, 7-10 FT), and 7 rebounds vs. Houston on 2/1 ... registered 16 points, a season-high 19 rebounds and a season-high 5 blocks at OKC on 3/16 ... tallied 19 points (9-14 FG, 1-1 FT), 17 rebounds and 5 blocks at Memphis on 2/6 ... had 21 points, 13 rebounds vs. Orlando on 3/14/12 ... registered 15 points, 11 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 blocks vs. Golden State on 1/4 ... had 20 points (9-12 FG, 2-3 FT), 8 rebounds, 7 assists and 3 blocks at Milwaukee on 1/10/12 ... registered 17 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks vs. Houston in OT on 1/11/12 ... posted 24 points (10-14 FG, 4-6 FT), 11 rebounds and 4 assists vs. phoenix on 1/15 ... registered six DNP-CDs and was inactive for the last two games ... started in all 14 playoff games, averaging 17.4 points, 9.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 2.07 blocks in 33.1 minutes ... shot .495 (101-204) from the floor and .707 (41-58) from the charity stripe ... ranked 11th in FG%, 14th in rebounds and seventh in blocks during the postseason ... scored in double figures in all 14 games, including four games with 20-or-more ... posted eight double-doubles ... finished with a postseason-high 26 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocks in Game 1 vs. L.A. Clippers on 5/15 ... posted 25 points, 14 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocks in Game 6 at Oklahoma City on 6/6 ... registered 11 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 blocks in Game 2 vs. Oklahoma City on 5/29 ... posted 17 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 steals in Game 1vs. Utah on 4/29.



2010-11: Started all 76 games he appeared in, averaging 13.4 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.92 blocks in 28.4 minutes ... shot .500 (419-838) from the field and .716 (184-257) from the free throw line ... ranked eighth in the NBA in blocks per game and 12th in rebounds per game ... scored in double figures 54 times, including 11 20-plus performances ... posted 25 double-doubles and one triple-double ... led the team in scoring six times, rebounds 41 times, assists six times, steals 11 times and blocks 54 times ... played in his 1,000th career game vs. Portland on 12/10, becoming the first player in franchise history to appear in 1,000 games in Silver and Black … became the Spurs all-time leading NBA scorer when he knocked down a free-throw at the 5:28 mark in the third quarter for his 13th point at Utah on 11/19 … made his 12th consecutive start and 13th appearance in the All-Star game in Los Angeles joining Bob Cousy (13) as the only two players in NBA history to start in 12 consecutive All-Star games … posted his third career triple-double with 15 points, 18 rebounds and 11 assists in 33 minutes at Golden State on 11/30, his first triple-double since 3/14/03 vs. L.A. Clippers … scored a seasonhigh 28 points (12-18 FG, 4-6 FT) and brought down 16 rebounds in 33 minutes at Denver on 12/16 … registered 23 points (9-16 FG, 5-8 FT) and 13 rebounds in 36 minutes at Houston on 4/1 ... posted 20 points (8-12 FG, 4-5 FT) and 13 rebounds in 33 minutes vs. Boston on 3/31 ... registered 16 points (7-11 FG, 2-2 FT), 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 blocks in 26 minutes at Toronto on 2/9 ... recorded 21 points (8-15 FG, 5-6 FT) and 16 rebounds in 35 minutes vs. New York on 1/21 ... grabbed 16 rebounds in 34 minutes vs. Denver on 1/16 ... tallied 15 points (7-14 FG), 15 rebounds and 5 blocks in 33 minutes at Indiana on 1/7 ... posted 20 points (10-17 FG), 15 rebounds and 6 assists in 31 minutes vs. Phoenix on 12/20 ... finished with 13 points, 11 rebounds and a season-high 7 blocks in 31 minutes vs. Milwaukee on 12/15 … put up 16 points and a season-high 18 rebounds in 34 minutes vs. Chicago on 11/17 ... passed George Gervin on the all-time NBA scoring list after posting 25 points (11-13 FG, 3-3 FT) and 17 rebounds in 33 minutes at Phoenix on 11/3 ... notched 23 points (10-12 FG, 3-5 FT), 12 rebounds and 4 blocks in 33 minutes vs. Indiana on 10/27 ... diagnosed with a sprained left ankle on 3/21 and was inactive for four games (3/23-3/27) ... was inactive vs. Charlotte on 3/19 and at L.A. Lakers on 4/12 … started all six playoff games vs. Memphis, averaging 12.7 points, 10.5 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.50 blocks in 35.3 minutes … posted five double-doubles … recorded 13 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 blocks in 36 minutes at Memphis on 4/23.



2009–10: Named to the All-NBA Third Team and the All-Defensive Second Team … the only player in NBA history to earn both All-NBA and All-Defensive honors in each of his first 13 seasons … appeared in 78 games, including 77 starts, averaging a team-leading 17.9 points, 10.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.50 blocks in 31.3 minutes … shot .518 (561-1,082) from the floor, .182 (2-11) from the three-point line and .725 (271-374) from the free throw line … ranked eighth in the NBA in rebounding, 16th in blocks per game and 17th in field goal percentage … logged 38 double-doubles, 12th in the NBA, including 22 20-point, 10-rebound games … scored in double figures in 72 games, including 29 20-plus games and two 30-plus contests … led the team in scoring 24 times, rebounding 48 times, assists eight times, blocks 48 times and steals 11 times … made his 11th start and 12th appearance in the All-Star Game in Dallas … earned Western Conference Player of the Week honors for the week of 11/23-29, averaging 21.8 points, 10.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.5 blocks leading the Spurs to a 4-0 week … scored his 20,000th career point vs. Houston on 1/22 at 10:17 in the first quarter becoming the 35th player in NBA history to reach the 20,000-point mark …finished with 21 points to move past George Gervin and into the #2 on the Spurs all-time scoring list at Utah on 11/19 … grabbed a career-high 27 rebounds to go along with 21 points (20th career 20-20 game) and 6 assists in 35 minutes vs. Atlanta on 1/27 … posted a season-high 34 points (14-22 FG, 6-7 FT), 14 rebounds and 3 blocks in 35 minutes at Phoenix on 12/15 … finished with 31 points (12-19 FG, 7-9 FT), 12 rebounds and 5 assists in 39 minutes vs. Dallas on 1/8 … recorded 23 points (11-17 FG, 1-2 FT), 8 rebounds and a season-high 5 blocks in 33 minutes at Memphis on 1/16 … finished with 28 points (13-19 FG, 2-4 FT), 16 rebounds and 3 blocks in 34 minutes at Chicago on 10/29 … grabbed 26 rebounds (11 Off., 15 Def.) in 34 minutes at Indiana on 2/17 … had the game-winning lay-up with 4.8 seconds left to lead the Spurs to a 100-99 victory vs. Indiana on 12/19 … posted 22 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 blocks in 41 minutes at Dallas on 11/18 … missed two games from 11/9 – 11/11 due to swollen left ankle … did not dress (rest) at Oklahoma City on 1/13 … started all 10 playoff games, averaging 19.0 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.70 blocks in 37.3 minutes … shot .520 (78-150) from the floor … scored in double figures in eight playoff games and recorded 20-plus points five times … posted six double-doubles… finished with a playoff-high 29 points (12-20 FG, 1-1 3FG), 10 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks in 39 minutes in Game 2 at Phoenix on 5/5… recorded a team-high 27 points (12-20 FG, 3-5 FT), 8 rebounds and 2 assists in 40 minutes in Game 1 at Dallas on 4/18 … tallied 25 points (11-19 FG, 3-7 FT) and 17 rebounds in 43 minutes in Game 2 at Dallas on 4/21 … added 20 points (8-15 FG, 4-9 FT), 11 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 blocks in 37 minutes in Game 1 at Phoenix on 5/3.

2008–09: Named to the All-NBA Second Team and the All-Defensive Second Team … the only player in NBA history to earn both All-NBA and All-Defensive honors in each of his first 12 seasons … started 75 games, averaging 19.3 points, a team-high 10.7 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.68 blocks in 33.6 minutes … shot .504 (558-1,107) from the floor and .692 (334-483) from the free throw line … ranked 24th in the league in scoring, fourth in rebounding, 11th in blocks and 22nd in FG% … had 49 double-doubles, fourth in the NBA, including 28 20-point, 10-rebound games … scored in double figures in 71 games, including 32 20-plus games and five 30-plus contests … led the team in scoring 30 times, rebounding 58 times, assists 14 times, blocks 54 times and steals 10 times … made his 10th start and 11th appearance at All-Star Game in Phoenix … posted a season-high 32 points on three occasions: 32 points (13-21 FG, 6-10 FT) vs. Phoenix on 10/29 … had 32 points (12-20 FG, 8-9 FT), 14 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in 50:21 minutes at Dallas on 12/9 … 32 points (13-20 FG, 6-8 FT) to go along with 15 rebounds and 5 assists in 41:41 minutes at Golden State on 2/2 had 25 points (11-20 FG, 3-6 FT) and 15 boards on 4/7 at Oklahoma City … posted 27 points (11-17 FG, 5-6 FT), 9 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 blocks in 33:49 minutes at New Jersey on 2/10 … netted 24 points (10-16 FG, 4-10 FT), 9 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals in 36:38 minutes at Utah on 1/27 … tallied 30 points (13-21 FG, 4-4 FT), 15 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 blocks in 34:29 minutes vs. New Jersey on 1/23 … finished with 27 points (10-15 FG, 7-8 FT) and 10 rebounds in just 26:32 minutes vs. Indiana on 1/20 … nearly tallied a triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists in 38:11 minutes vs. L.A. Lakers on 1/14 … recorded 29 points (11-19 FG, 7-9 FT) and 5 assists vs. Memphis on 12/27 … tallied 25 points, a season-high 17 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in 40:46 at Phoenix on 12/25 … recorded 21 points (7-12 FG, 7-8 FT), 12 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 blocks at Denver on 12/4 … posted 20 points, 15 rebounds, 6 blocks and 4 assists at the L.A. Clippers on 11/17 … knocked down the game-winning jumper with 15.5 seconds remaining to lead the Spurs to a 90-88 victory at Sacramento on 11/16 … had a key block with 1.8 seconds left in the game vs. Houston on 11/14 to help preserve a 77-75 victory … registered 30 points and 16 rebounds at Minnesota on 11/5 … recorded a DNP-CD at Denver on 2/3 … missed three games due to right quad tendonosis (2/24–2/27) … inactive (rest) for three games (3/17, 3/25, 4/12) … started all five playoff games, averaging 19.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 32.8 minutes … shot .532 (41-77) from the field and .607 (17-28) from the foul line … recorded a game-high 27 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists in 37 minutes in Game 1 vs. Dallas on 4/18 … tallied 25 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists in Game 4 on 4/25 … posted a game-high 30 points (14-21 FG), 8 rebounds and 2 blocks in Game 5 on 4/28.

2007–08: Named to the All-NBA Second Team and the All-Defensive First Team … averaged 19.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.95 blocks in 34.0 minutes in 78 games … shot .497 (585-1,178) from the field and .730 (338-463) from the line … ranked fourth in rebounds and eighth in blocks … led the team in scoring 30 times, rebounds 59 times, assists 10 times, steals 18 times and blocks 63 times … posted 53 double-doubles (fourth in the NBA) … scored in double-figures 71 times with 20-or-more 39 times and 30-plus five times … had a season-high 36 points (15-25 FG, 6-8 FT) – along with 17 rebounds – vs. Phoenix on 12/17 … finished with 34 points and a season-best 18 rebounds vs. the Clippers on 12/22 … had 32 points and 13 rebounds at Golden State on 1/7 … tallied 31 points and 15 boards vs. Dallas on 2/28 … scored 30 points (14-19 FG, 2-2 FT) at Miami on 1/24 … voted a starter in the 2008 All-Star Game … his ninth start and 10th All-Star appearance … teamed with David Robinson and Becky Hammon to win the 2008 Shooting Stars challenge … missed four games (12/5–12/13) due to a sprained right ankle … in the 2008 Playoffs averaged 20.2 points, 14.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.06 blocks in 39.2 minutes … in the postseason ranked 15th in scoring, second in rebounds and sixth in blocks … scored in double-figures in 16 of 17 games … had 20-or-more eight times and 30-plus two times … posted 15 double-doubles … had 40 points, 15 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 blocks in a playoff-career-high 50:41 minutes in Game 1 vs. Phoenix on 4/19 (in the game hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to force a second OT as the Spurs posted a 117-115 win) … finished with 30 points, 18 rebounds and 4 blocks in Game 1 at Los Angeles on 5/21 … recorded his 10th 20-20 playoff game finishing with 22 points and 21 rebounds in Game 3 vs. Los Angeles on 5/25 … posted his fourth postseason triple-double with 19 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in 44:45 minutes in Game 5 at Los Angeles on 5/29 … grabbed 23 rebounds in Game 7 at New Orleans on 5/13 (the fourth time he has had 23-or-more rebounds in a playoff game).

2006–07: Named to both the All-NBA First Team and the All-Defensive First Team (the seventh time in his 10 NBA seasons that he has earned first team honors on both teams) … appeared in 80 games … averaged 20.0 points, 10.6 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.38 blocks in 34.1 minutes … shot .546 (618-1,131) from the field, .111 (1-9) from three-point land and .637 (362-568) from the line … ranked 20th in scoring, seventh in rebounds, fifth in blocks and ninth in FG percentage … led the team in scoring 30 times, in rebounds 62 times, in assists 16 times and in blocks 63 times … scored in double-figures 78 times with 20-or-more 38 times and 30-or-more four times … posted 45 double-doubles … scored his 15,000th career point at Seattle on 11/26 (had 18 points and 16 rebounds in the game) … scored a season-high 37 points in 39:31 minutes vs. Houston on 1/24 … had 35 points (13-17 FG, 9-11 FT) and 14 rebounds in 30:47 minutes at Sacramento on 11/19 … recorded a career-high 9 blocks – to go along with 26 points and 13 rebounds – in 35:07 minutes vs. Memphis on 1/26 … named the Western Conference Player of the Week for the period on 4/9 (for the 18th time in his career) … elected a starter in the 2007 NBA All-Star Game (for the eighth consecutive season) … in the game had 4 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists in 14:38 minutes … on the inactive list for the final two games of the regular season … in the 2007 postseason averaged 22.2 points, 11.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.10 blocks in 36.8 minutes … shot .521 (174-334) from the field and .644 (96-149) from the line … scored in double-figures in all 20 playoff games … posted 14 double-doubles … in the 2007 playoffs ranked 13th in scoring, sixth in rebounds, second in blocks and 11th in FG percentage … in the Conference Semifinals vs. Phoenix averaged 26.8 points, 13.7 rebounds and 4.17 blocks … had 33 points and 16 rebounds in Game 1 at Phoenix on 5/6 … finished with 33 points and 19 rebounds in Game 3 vs. Phoenix on 5/12 … had 24 points, 13 rebounds and a playoff-career-high 9 blocks in Game 6 vs. Phoenix on 5/18.

2005–06: Named to the All-NBA Second Team and the All-Defensive Second Team … averaged 18.6 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.03 blocks in 34.8 minutes in 80 games … shot .484 (574-1,185) from the field and .629 (335-533) from the line … hit 2-of-5 (.400) from three-point land … led the team in scoring 30 times, in rebounds 62 times, in assists 11 times and in blocks 44 times … scored in double-figures 78 times … finished with 20-or-more 30 times and 30-or-more twice … posted 44 double-doubles … among NBA leaders ranked 31st in scoring, fifth in rebounds, 12th in blocks and fourth in double-doubles … scored a season-high 34 points – to go along with 13 rebounds – at Milwaukee on 12/20 … had 31 points (12-19 FG, 7-10 FT), 13 rebounds and 6 assists in 37:35 minutes vs. Orlando on 4/13 … recorded the 19th 20-20 game of his career finishing with 27 points and a season-best 22 rebounds vs. the Clippers on 12/13 (in the game hit a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left that tied the score at 84-84 and sent the game into OT as the Spurs ended up posting a 95-87 win) … scored the game-winning basket with 7.2 seconds left (on an inbounds alley-oop from Manu Ginobili) to give the Spurs an 80-79 win vs. Memphis on 1/14 … recorded his 1,500th block at Chicago on 11/7 … voted a starter for the 2006 All-Star Game (his seventh straight All-Star start) … finished with 15 points and a game-high 10 rebounds … did not play in Toronto on 2/8 due to the flu … registered a DNP-CD in the season finale at Houston on 4/19 … in the 2006 playoffs averaged 25.8 points, 10.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.92 blocks in 37.9 minutes in 13 games … shot .573 (121-211) from the field … in the 2006 postseason ranked eighth in scoring, sixth in rebounds and fifth in blocks … in the Spurs-Mavericks Conference Semifinals series averaged 32.3 points, 11.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.57 blocks in 41.6 minutes … scored 30-or-more five times in the series … had 35 points and 12 rebounds in 41:12 minutes in Game 3 … finished with 36 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 blocks in 44:28 minutes in Game 5 (in the game set a Spurs playoff record for the most points scored in a quarter finishing with 21 in the second period) … in Game 7 had a playoff-career-high 41 points (12-24 FG, 17-23 FT), 15 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 blocks in 49:33 minutes.

2004-05: The only player to be named to both the All-NBA First Team and the All-Defensive First Team … appeared in 66 games, averaging 20.3 points, 11.1 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.64 blocks in 33.4 minutes … shot .496 (517-1,042) from the field, .333 (3-9) from three-point land and .670 (305-455) from the line … led the team in scoring 31 times, in rebounds 46 times and in minutes 27 times … posted 44 double-doubles … scored in double-figures 64 times with 20-or-more 34 times and 30-or-more seven times … scored a season-high 39 points vs. Seattle on 12/8 … twice grabbed a season-high 19 rebounds: had 30 points and 19 boards at Phoenix on 1/21 and finished with 27 points and 19 rebounds vs. Memphis on 2/26 … hit a game-winning 19-foot jumper at the buzzer to give the Spurs a 94-92 victory at Cleveland on 2/28 … that night scored his 13,000th career point (the third fastest among active players to reach the milestone behind only Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson) … had 15 points and 9 rebounds in 16 minutes in the 2005 All-Star Game … missed a total of 16 games due to a sprained right ankle … missed two games (2/8 and 2/9) after spraining the ankle in practice on 2/7 … did not dress on 3/9 and 3/12 after spraining the ankle in Utah on 3/6 … sprained his ankle for the third time at Detroit on 3/20 and missed 12 straight games (returned on 4/13 at Utah and averaged 12.0 points in 23.5 minutes in the final four games of the regular season) … in the 2005 postseason averaged 23.6 points, 12.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.26 blocks in 37.8 minutes … scored in double figures in all 23 playoff games … in the playoffs ranked 10th in points, second in rebounds and fifth in blocks … his 542 points and 286 rebounds were both tops in the 2005 postseason … led all players with 18 double-doubles… his 33-point, 15-rebound effort in Game 3 vs. Phoenix on 5/28 started a string of 10 straight double-doubles … scored 20-or-more 16 times with 30-or-more five times … had 39 points in the Spurs 126-115 Game 4 win at Denver on 5/2 … named Finals MVP for the third time in his career … in the Finals averaged 20.6 points, 14.1 rebounds and 2.14 blocks in 40.7 minutes … played big in the last three games of the Finals: in Game 5 had 26 points and 19 rebounds, in Game 6 finished with 21 points and 15 boards and in Game 7 had 25 points and 11 rebounds.

2003-04: Earned All-NBA First Team honors for the seventh straight season … appeared in 69 games, averaging 22.3 points, 12.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.68 blocks in 36.6 minutes … shot .501 (592-1,181) from the field, .167 (2-12) from three-point land and .599 (352-588) from the line … finished second in MVP voting (behind Kevin Garnett) … named to the All-Defensive Second Team … the only player in the NBA ranked in the top 10 in scoring (eighth), rebounds (second), blocks (fourth) and FG percentage (10th) … named to his sixth straight All-Star Game (had 14 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists in 26 minutes) … named the Western Conference Player of the Week on 2/8 … had 56 double-doubles (second in the NBA behind Garnett) … scored in double-figures 67 times with 20-or-more 43 times and 30-plus 13 times … posted three 20-20 games (27 points and 20 rebounds at Seattle on 12/19, 36 points, 20 boards and 7 assists vs. Minnesota on 1/14 and 26 points and 21 rebounds at Toronto on 2/18) … scored a season-high 47 points – along with 12 rebounds – in 40 minutes at Orlando on 12/5 … missed three games after suffering a sprained left ankle vs. Memphis on 11/3 … served a one-game NBA-issued suspension on 12/1 at the Clippers … missed six games after being placed on the injured list on 2/28 with irritation of the left patella femoral joint … activated on 3/10 … had 9 points and 2 rebounds in 15 minutes vs. the Clippers that night … then missed the next three games before returning to the lineup on 3/18 (posted 22 points and 10 rebounds in 27 minutes off the bench vs. Minnesota on 3/18) … averaged 22.1 points, 11.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.00 blocks in 40.5 minutes in the Spurs 10 playoff games … in the postseason ranked fourth in scoring, seventh in rebounds, tied for sixth in blocks and fifth in FG percentage (with a .522 mark) … posted 30 points and 11 rebounds in Game 1 vs. the Lakers on 5/2 … had 21 points, 21 rebounds and 4 blocks in Game 5 vs. the Lakers on 5/13.

2002-03: Named both the 2003 regular season MVP and the 2003 Finals MVP (the ninth player to win both MVP awards in the same season) … the first back-to-back regular season MVP since Michael Jordan in 1991 and 1992 (the eighth player to win back-to-back NBA MVP honors) … appeared in 81 games, averaging 23.3 points, 12.9 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.93 blocks in 39.3 minutes … shot .513 (714-1,392) from the field, .273 (6-22) from three-point land and .710 (450-634) from the line … named to the All-NBA First Team and the All-Defensive First Team … earned Western Conference Player of the Week honors five times (12/22, 12/29, 1/26, 2/16, 3/30) … ranked seventh in scoring, third in rebounds, third in blocks and seventh in FG percentage (the only player to rank in the top 10 in all four categories) … scored in double-figures 80 times … scored 20-or-more 56 times and had 30-plus 16 times … grabbed 20-or-more rebounds seven times with an NBA-high six 20-20 games (29 points and 23 rebounds vs. New Orleans on 12/23, 30 points and 21 rebounds vs. Memphis on 1/22, 28 points and 20 rebounds at the Lakers on 2/14, 35 points and 21 rebounds vs. Phoenix on 3/4, 21 points and 21 rebounds vs. New Jersey on 3/6 and 25 points and 21 rebounds at Detroit on 4/6) … posted the Spurs lone triple-double of the season finishing with 24 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists vs. the Clippers on 3/14 … scored a season-high 38 points vs. Phoenix on 1/14 … grabbed a career-best 25 rebounds at Miami on 2/1 (in the game tied a Spurs franchise record for most defensive rebounds in a game with 23) … won three games with buzzer-beaters: hit a fall-away jumper for a 103-101 win at Memphis on 11/4, connected on a base-line jumper over Karl Malone for a 91-90 victory at Utah on 1/24 and followed his own miss to steal a 108-107 win in Orlando on 1/31 … had 19 points and a game-high 15 rebounds as a starter in the 2003 All-Star Game … missed the final game of the season (vs. Dallas on 4/16) due to left knee effusion, snapping a streak of 245 consecutive games played … had an amazing run in the 2003 playoffs … scored in double-figures in all 24 games, averaging 24.7 points, 15.4 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 3.29 blocks in 42.5 minutes … among NBA playoff leaders ranked eighth in scoring, fourth in rebounds, first in blocks, fourth in FG percentage and 12th in assists … had two triple-doubles: 15 points, 20 rebounds, 10 assists and 4 blocks in the Spurs Game 6 series-clinching win at Phoenix on 5/1 and 21 points, 20 rebounds, 10 assists and 8 blocks in the Spurs Game 6 championship-clinching win vs. New Jersey on 6/15 (his 8 blocks tied an NBA Finals record) … had three 20-20 games: 34 points, 24 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 blocks at Dallas on 5/23, 21 points, 20 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 blocks at Dallas on 5/25 and 32 points, 20 rebounds, 6 assists and 7 blocks vs. New Jersey on 6/4 (all three produced Spurs victories) … finished with 40 points, 15 boards and 7 assists vs. Dallas on 5/19.

2001-02: Named the NBA's MVP … averaged 25.5 points, 12.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.48 blocks in 40.6 minutes while starting all 82 games … shot .508 (764-1,504) from the field and a career-best .799 (560-701) from the line … hit 1-of-10 (.100) from three-point land … won the 2002 IBM Award … named to the All-NBA First Team and the All-Defensive First Team … named the Western Conference Player of the month three times (December, March and April) and earned Player of the Week honors a league-high six times (11/11, 11/25, 12/30, 3/17, 3/24, 4/7) … had 14 points and 14 rebounds in 29 minutes as a starter in the 2002 All-Star Game … ranked fifth in scoring, second in rebounds, fourth in blocks, ninth in field goal percentage and sixth in minutes … just the fifth player in NBA history to rank among the top five in scoring, rebounding and blocks (joining Abdul-Jabbar, Ewing, Olajuwon and O'Neal) and is the first forward to accomplish the feat … became the 14th player in league history to finish with 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in a season (2,089 and 1,042) … the first forward to do so since Bob McAdoo in 1977–78 … led the NBA in double-doubles – with 67 – for the fourth time in his five NBA seasons … scored in double-figures 81 times … finished with 20 or more 71 times and had 30-plus 20 times … scored a career-best 53 points (19-28 FG, 15-15 FT) vs. Dallas on 12/26 … had two 20-20 games: finished with 29 points and 21 boards vs. Charlotte on 1/29 and had 24 points and 21 rebounds at Sacramento on 2/12 … played big in the postseason … averaged 27.6 points, 14.4 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 4.33 blocks in 42.2 minutes … posted double-doubles in eight of his nine playoff appearances (missed Game 4 at Seattle on 5/1 for personal reasons) … had a triple-double – with 21 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists and 5 blocks – in Game 1 vs. Seattle on 4/20 … posted two 20-20 games in the playoffs: had 26 points, 21 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 blocks in Game 1 at Los Angeles on 5/5 and finished with 34 points and a Spurs playoff-record 25 boards in Game 5 at Los Angeles on 5/14.

2000-01: Named to both the All-NBA First Team and the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the third straight season … finished second in MVP voting behind Allen Iverson … started all 82 games, averaging 22.2 points, 12.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.34 blocks … shot .499 (702-1,406) from the field, .259 (7-27) from three-point land and .618 (409-662) from the line … ranked 14th in the NBA in scoring, fourth in rebounds, seventh in blocks and 12th in FG percentage … led the league in double-doubles (with 66) … registered five 20-20 games: 23 points and 23 boards on 12/5 at Sacramento, 36 points and 21 rebounds on 1/25 at Sacramento, 35 points and 21 rebounds on 2/8 at New Jersey, 23 points and 20 rebounds on 3/14 vs. Minnesota and 20 points and 23 rebounds on 3/19 vs. Portland … scored in double-figures 80 times, with 20 or more 52 times and 30-plus 10 times … finished with a season-best 42 points vs. Sacramento on 4/12 … twice finished with 36 points: at Sacramento on 1/25 and at Denver on 4/5 … made his third straight All-Star appearance, finishing with 14 points and 14 boards in 28 minutes … named the NBA Player of the Week on 1/28 … averaged 24.4 points, 14.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.69 blocks in 40.5 minutes in the playoffs to lead the Spurs in all five categories in the postseason … recorded two 20-20 games in the playoffs: had 25 points and 22 rebounds vs. Dallas on 5/7 and finished with 32 points and 20 boards vs. Dallas on 5/14 … scored 40 points vs. the Lakers on 5/21 to become just the third Spur – along with Robinson and Gervin – to score 40-or-more in the postseason.

1999-2000: For the second straight season was named to both the All-NBA First Team and the All-Defensive First Team … appeared in 74 games, averaging 23.2 points, 12.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.23 blocks in 38.9 minutes … shot .490 (628-1,281) from the field and .761 (459-603) from the line … hit 1-of-11 (.091) from three-point land … ranked ninth in the NBA in scoring, third in rebounds, 19th in FG percentage, seventh in blocks and 10th in minutes … one of two players (along with Shaquille O'Neal) to rank among the top 10 in scoring, rebounds and blocks … named the co-MVP of the 2000 NBA All-Star Game, along with O'Neal, finishing with 24 points and 14 rebounds … twice named the Player of the Week (11/28 and 4/2) … finished fifth in MVP voting … recorded 60 double-doubles (second in the NBA behind O'Neal) … posted his first career triple-double – with 17 points, 17 rebounds and 11 assists – vs. Cleveland on 3/25 (first triple-double by a Spur since Robinson on 2/17/94) … scored in double-figures 72 times … had 20-or-more 49 times, scored 30-plus 17 times and scored over 40 twice (his first two games of 40-plus) … scored a season-high 46 points (16-28 FG, 14-16 FT) and had 14 rebounds in 46 minutes at Utah on 1/10 … finished with 42 points and 14 boards in 47 minutes at Vancouver on 12/9 … missed a total of eight games due to injury … missed four games (2/25 – 3/2) due to a lower abdominal strain … scored a career-low 4 points in 13 minutes on 2/21 vs. Phoenix when the injury first bothered him … had appeared in 186 consecutive games to start his career before being forced to sit out on 2/25 at Chicago … then missed the final four games of the season and all of the playoffs after suffering a torn left lateral meniscus on 4/11 at Sacramento … underwent surgery on his left knee on 5/24 … re-signed with the Spurs on 8/2.

1998-99: Named to both the All-NBA First Team and the All-Defensive First Team … appeared in all 50 games, averaging 21.7 points, 11.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.52 blocks in 39.3 minutes per contest … shot .495 (418-845) from the field and .690 (247-358) from the line … was 1-for-7 (.143) from three-point land … the only player in the NBA to rank among the top 10 in scoring (sixth), rebounding (fifth), blocks (seventh) and FG percentage (10th) … finished third in MVP voting … led the NBA in double-doubles for the second straight season with 37 … scored in double-figures 48 times, with 20 or more 31 times … scored over 30 five times, with a season-high 39 points – along with 13 boards and 6 blocks – vs. Vancouver on 4/1 … during the Spurs 31-5 run, averaged 22.8 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.72 blocks while shooting .512 from the field … named the NBA Player of the Month in March … named the Player of the Week for the period ending 3/8 … led the Spurs in scoring 35 times, in rebounds 31 times and in blocks 30 times … hit a pair of free throws with 3.7 seconds left to give the Spurs an 81-80 win over Portland on 4/16 … in the playoffs averaged 23.2 points, 11.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.65 blocks in 43.1 minutes … named the 1999 Finals MVP after averaging 27.4 points, 14.0 rebounds and 2.20 blocks in 45.8 minutes in five games vs. the Knicks … logged at least 44 minutes and had at least 20 points in all five games … had 33 points and 16 rebounds in Game 1 vs. the Knicks on 6/16 … in Game 4, in New York on 6/23, had 28 points and 18 rebounds in 47 minutes … in 17 postseason games, had 10 double-doubles, including four in the Finals … scored 20-plus 12 times and had 30-or-more four times, including 37 points in Game 3 at Los Angeles on 5/22.

1997–98: Named the NBA Rookie of the Year … averaged 21.1 points, 11.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.51 blocks in 39.1 minutes while shooting .549 (706-1,287) from the fi eld and .662 (319-482) from the line … was 0-for-10 from three-point land … only Spur to start all 82 games … the 19th rookie in NBA history to average 20-plus points and 10-plus rebounds … among league leaders in four categories: 13th in scoring, third in rebounds, fourth in FG percentage and sixth in blocked shots … named to the All-NBA First Team, the fi rst rookie to earn the honor since Larry Bird in 1980 … just the ninth rookie ever named to the All-NBA First Team and the second youngest player ever to receive the honor (behind Max Zaslofsky in 1946–47) … named to the All-Defensive Second Team, just the fi fth rookie ever named to an All-Defensive Team … earned NBA Rookie of the Month honors all six months … fi nished fi fth in voting for the MVP Award … the only rookie in the 1998 All-Star Game (had 2 points and 11 boards in his All-Star debut) … led the NBA in double-doubles with 57 … scored in double fi gures 77 times, including each of the fi nal 52 games of the season … scored a season-high 35 points – along with 17 rebounds – at Golden State on 3/4 … set a Spurs rookie record with 22 rebounds at Chicago on 11/3 … had 15 or more boards 21 times … twice recorded 8 blocks: vs. Boston on 12/26 and vs. Philadelphia on 2/28 … led the team in blocks 43 times and had 5 or more 14 times … had 15 points and 10 rebounds at Denver on 10/31 in his NBA debut … in 34 games after the All-Star break averaged 25.1 points, 12.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.68 blocks while shooting .540 from the fi eld and .738 from the line. CAREER NOTES: The NBA’s MVP in 2002 and 2003 (one of 10 players in NBA history to win multiple MVP Awards) ... named the NBA Finals MVP in 1999, 2003 and 2005 ... just the second player in history to earn Finals MVP honors in each of their first three trips to the Finals (joining Michael Jordan who was six-for-six in capturing the Finals MVP award) ... one of just four players to be named Finals MVP three-or-more times: Jordan (six times), Magic Johnson (three) and Shaquille O’Neal (three) ... the first player in NBA history to be named to both an All-NBA Team and an All-Defensive Team in each of his first 13 seasons (David Robinson held the previous record being named in each of his first seven seasons) ... has been named to the All-NBA First Team nine times (1998-2005, 2007), the All-NBA Second Team three times (2006, 2008 and 2009) and the All-NBA Third Team once (2010) ... has earned All-Defensive First Team honors eight times (1999-03, 2005, 2007-08) and Second Team honors five times (1998, 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2010) ... the fifth player in league history to earn All-NBA First Team honors in each of his first eight seasons joining Elgin Baylor (first 10 seasons), Bob Pettit (10), Larry Bird (9) and Oscar Robertson (9) ... the 1998 Rookie of the Year ... named the NBA Player of the Week 20 times and the Player of the Month four times ... among active players in regular season games ranks first in blocked shots (2,469), second in rebounds (12,533), fifth in minutes played (39,368), sixth in points (22,558) and eighth in games played (1,111) ... one of just four player in NBA history to amass over 22,000 points, 12,000 rebounds and 2,000 blocks (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O’Neal are the others) .. in 1,111 career games has scored in double-figures 1,045 times and has posted 731 double-doubles ... has 20 regular season 20-20 games and three triple-doubles ... among Spurs all-time regular season leaders ranks first in games played (1,111), points (22,558), field goal made (8,717) and attempted (17,192) and rebounds (12,533) ... ranks second in blocks (2,469), fourth in assists (3,428) and sixth in steals (822) ... has scored in double figures in 184 of 190 playoff games ... ranks fourth all-time with 138 postseason double-doubles ... in the postseason has 10 20-20 games and four triple-doubles ... among active players in career playoff action ranks first in rebounds (2,308), first in blocks (482), second in points (4,233), second in minutes played (7,414), third in games played (190) and eighth in assists (642) ... holds the record for the most blocks in an NBA Finals series (with 32 in 2003) and tied the record for most blocks in a single Finals non-overtime game (with 8 vs. New Jersey on 6/15/03) ... named an All-Star 13 straight seasons (no game was held in 1999) ... he and Bob Cousy (13) are the only two players in NBA history to start in 12 consecutive All-Star games ... one of three active players to appear in 13-or-more All-Star Games (along with Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett) ... named the co-MVP of the 2000 All-Star Game ... ranks fifth in NBA All-Star history in rebounds with 124 (behind Chamberlain, Pettit, Abdul-Jabbar and Russell) ... among active players in All-Star action ranks first in rebounds (124), and sixth in points (136) ... has re-signed with the Spurs four times (8/2/00, 7/16/03, 11/2/07 and 7/11/12) ... in his NBA career has appeared in 1,111 regular season games, averaging 20.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.22 blocks in 35.4 minutes ... has appeared in 190 playoffs games, averaging 22.3 points, 12.1 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in 39.0 minutes ... played for Team USA in the 1999 Americas Qualifying Tournament ... was selected to play in the 2000 Olympics but had to withdraw due to a knee injury ... named to the All Tournament Team for the 2003 FIBA Americas Men’s Qualifying Tournament after leading the U.S. Team to the gold medal ... appeared in nine games and averaged 15.6 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.56 blocks (leading Team USA in all three categories) ... named the 2003 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year ... the starting center for the U.S. team in the 2004 Olympics ... averaged 12.9 points, 9.1 rebounds and 1.25 blocks in 26.0 minutes in eight games as the United States won the bronze ... ranked 18th in scoring, third in rebounds and third in blocks.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the first pick in the 1997 NBA Draft.

COLLEGE:
The consensus NCAA Player of the Year in 1996–97 … won the Wooden Award and the Naismith Award and was named the NCAA Player of the Year by virtually everyone … appeared in 31 games, averaging 20.8 points, 14.7 rebounds and 3.29 blocks in 36.6 minutes … led the nation in rebounding … led the ACC in scoring, rebounding, fi eld goal percentage and blocks – the fi rst player to lead in all four of these categories in conference history … recorded two 20-20 games: had 21 points and a career-high-tying 23 boards at Virginia on 2/22 and fi nished with 22 points and 22 rebounds vs. St. Mary’s on 3/13 … had his number 21 retired on 2/25/97 vs. Georgia Tech following his fi nal game at Joel Coliseum … named a First Team All-American two years in a row (1996 & 1997) … was named the Defensive Player of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches three times (1995, 1996 & 1997) … twice named the ACC Player of the Year (1996 & 1997) … named to the All-ACC First Team three times (1995, 1996 & 1997) … led the ACC in blocked shots all four years and led the conference in rebounding three straight seasons … ranks fi rst on the NCAA’s “modern” rebounding list (with 1,570) and ranks third in NCAA history in career blocks (with 481) … in his collegiate career appeared in 128 games, averaging 16.5 points, 12.3 rebounds and 3.76 blocks while shooting .577 from the fi eld … in his fi rst collegiate game had 0 points, 7 rebounds and 1 block in 10 minutes at Alaska.

PERSONAL:
The winner of the 2001 Home Team Community Service Award given by the Fannie Mae Foundation and the NBA … named one of the “Good Guys” in sports by The Sporting News in both 2001 and 2002 … received his degree in psychology from Wake Forest … didn’t play organized basketball until ninth grade … concentrated on swimming as a youngster – at one point was a top U.S. competitor in his age group in the 400 freestyle – before his local pool was destroyed by Hurricane Hugo in 1989 … known for wearing his practice shorts backwards, a trend he started while in college … has two sisters, Cheryl and Tricia … admits to being afraid of heights and sharks … favorite movie is The Crow … a video game junkie … has two children, a daughter, Sydney, and a son, Draven.

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Height: 6'11''/ 2.11m
Weight: 250 lbs./ 113.4 kg
Born: April 25, 1976
From: Wake Forest University
Draft: 1st Round (1st pick) 1997 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 1997
Years Pro: 17
Previous Teams:
  San Antonio Spurs 1997 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Wake Forest/U.S. Virgin Islands

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