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NBA Fans Have A Heated Debate About Whether Tim Duncan Was Better Than Kobe Bryant: "Respect To Timmy, But Kobe Is Taking Over Games."

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Tim Duncan is widely viewed as the greatest power forward in NBA history. He was a 5-time champion during his NBA career with the San Antonio Spurs, as well as a two-time MVP and a three-time Finals MVP. Tim Duncan's career averages are also solid, and he put up 19.0 PPG, 11.0 RPG, and 3.0 APG over the course of his time in the league. 

Recently, Tim Duncan's name was brought up due to him being compared to Kobe Bryant, with some fans suggesting that he was actually better than Bryant. However, other fans made some good arguments for Kobe Bryant being better as well, and it's clear that opinions are mixed on this matter.

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Some people mentioned the "Spurs system" benefitting Tim Duncan, and there's no question that having a coach like Gregg Popovich at the helm can help one be more successful. With that being said, Kobe Bryant was coached by Phil Jackson during his championship runs, and there's no question that Jackson was also a fantastic coach. 

Most people would say that Kobe Bryant is a better player than Tim Duncan, but the gap between the two is not large at all. Tim Duncan was a fantastic player who is an all-time great and the best San Antonio Spurs player of all time. In fact, Gregg Popovich once claimed that without Tim Duncan, he would have no championships.

There is no doubt that both Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan are both players that will forever be remembered for their accomplishments on the basketball court. Both made their mark in NBA history, and they both clearly have devoted fans. Perhaps we should appreciate their greatness rather than comparing them, but it looks as though the debates about who's better will likely never end.