Tim Duncan's rings: How many championships does he have and is he the most underrated player in NBA?

Tim Duncan's rings: How many championships does he have and is he the most underrated player in NBA?

Claudia Kogi
updated at May 20, 2023 at 2:28 PM

Thanks to Tim Duncan's rings, he is widely considered one of the most significant power forwards the National Basketball Association has ever seen. Throughout his 19-year stint with the San Antonio Spurs, he accumulated numerous individual accolades, set multiple records, and helped lead his team to numerous NBA championships. As a result of his achievements, Duncan's net worth has increased tremendously.

Tim Duncan’s rings
Duncan speaks on-stage during the 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Mohegan Sun Arena on 15 May 2021 in Uncasville, Connecticut. Photo: Maddie Meyer
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Timothy Theodore Duncan is an American-based former professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association, NBA. Tim Duncan's achievements and how many rings he has reached news headlines as well as his noteworthy value.

Tim Duncan's profile and bio summary

Full name

Timothy Theodore Duncan

Nick name

The Big Fundamental

Date of birth

25 April 1976


47 years of age as of May 2023

Place of birth

Saint Croix, the United States of America






6 feet 10 inches or 208 centimetres tall


250 pounds or 113 kilograms

Zodiac sign



Former professional basketball player, head coach

Number of championships/rings


Net worth

$130 million

Social media


Who is Tim Duncan?

The former San Antonio Spurs player Tim Duncan (age 47 years as of May 2023) was born on 25 April 1976 in Saint Croix, the United States of America.

How tall is Tim Duncan?

The former professional basketball player is 6 feet 10 inches or 208 centimetres tall and weighs 250 pounds or 113 kilograms.

How many rings does Tim Duncan have?

As of May 2023, Tim has won 5 NBA rings. It is no wonder that he is among the most successful NBA players in the league as of May 2023. Have a peek into Tim Duncan's championships since he debuted in the basketball arena:

(2014) Against the Miami Heat

In what seemed like his final championship run, the Big Fundamental and his team, the Spurs, faced off against the Miami Heat in the finals and won in five NBA games. Although he was no longer the dominant and vital force in the team, he still played a critical role in the team's success, averaging 15.4 points and 10.0 rebounds per game in the series.

(2007) Against the Cleveland Cavaliers

Following a two-year championship drought, the San Antonio Spurs returned to the top of the league's peak in 2007 and beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals. Consequently, he averaged 18.3 points, 11.5 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game in the series.

(2005) Against the Detroit Pistons

At this point, Tim had already proven his worth to stay on the team by consistently flaunting his skills on the court. In the match against the Detroit Pistons, Duncan and his team bloomed in seven games and won their third championship.

As a result, the Big Fundamental averaged 20.6 points, 2.1 blocks per game, and 14.1 rebounds in the series. Once again, he was named the Finals MVP.

Tim Duncan’s championships
The former professional NBA player addresses the media during the Class of 2020 Press Conference as part on 14 May 2021 at the Cabaret Theatre at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. Photo: Andrew D Bernstein
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(2003) Against the New Jersey Nets

During the 2003 finals, the San Antonio Spurs faced off against New Jersey Nets and emerged winners in six consecutive games. Having averaged 24.2 points, 17.0 rebounds, 5.3 blocks, and 5.3 assists per game, Tim was again named the Finals MVP.

(1999) Against the New York Knicks

It was no surprise that the legendary basketball player won a championship during his second season in the league. And while his team was facing the New York Knicks, he averaged 27.4 points, 14.0 rebounds, and 2.2 blocks per game during the Finals.

Tim Duncan's career stats

In addition to the five championships Tim won, he left a vital mark on the NBA in several other ways. He was famous for his natural agility, work ethic, and ability to lead by example in and out of the court. Moreover, he developed a reputation as one of the most clutch players in the history of the league.

Tim Duncan’s career stats
Coach Tim of the San Antonio Spurs looks on before the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on 23 February 2020 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Photo: Zach Beeker
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After playing for 19 years with the San Antonio Spurs, he opted for a coaching job in the same team but as an assistant coach. He later became the head coach in 2020 and led the team to numerous wins, including a 104-103 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

Tim Duncan's playoff stats

Below is a table displaying the player's playoff stats since debuting in the National Basketball Association with the San Antonio Spurs.




Total Rebounds


Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Field Goal Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Effective Field Goal Percentage

Player Efficiency Rating

Win Shares












How much is Tim Duncan worth?

According to reports, the professional basketball head coach has an estimated net worth of $130 million. He has primarily earned his net worth through his basketball endeavours.

Tim Duncan’s playoff stats
The legendary basketball player attends a basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center on 3 February 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Allen Berezovsky
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Tim Duncan's 5 rings are among the reasons why he is currently the most decorated basketball player in the history of the National Basketball Association, NBA. He is among the sought-after personalities who have managed to maintain clean profiles since his debut.

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Claudia Kogi is a Kenyan content creator with over 3 years of experience. Claudia joined Sportsbrief.com as a writer in January 2022, covering sports and relatable content.