It’s not all too often that people get invited to go places with the President of the United States. That’s especially true when he’s going to check out the athletes representing the country he governs in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. 249 more words
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Tim Duncan Passed On Attending The Olympics With President Obama Because He's 'Not About That Stuff'
Tim Duncan, also known as the greatest power forward in the history of the NBA, appears to be just as steady and consistent off the court as he was… 289 more words
Throughout his Hall of Fame 19-year career, Tim Duncan avoided the spotlight, and that hasn’t stopped since he’s retired. According to his former Spurs teammate, Bruce Bowen, Duncan was personally invited by President Obama to attend the Olympics in Rio de Janiero, and he turned it down because he simply didn’t feel like going. 217 more words
We all know the dark days of Team USA Basketball. The back-to-back garbage performances in the 2002 World Championships and 2004 Summer Olympics, then the loss in Coach K’s first major tournament in 2006. 910 more words