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On This Date In NBA History: December 15, Tim Duncan and David Robinson Named Sportsmen of the Year

Dec 10, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (21) attempts a shot during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

2003 – After winning their second championship together, Tim Duncan and David Robinson (@DavidtheAdmiral) were named Sportsmen of the Year by Sports Illustrated. It was the first time multiple basketball players were the Sportsmen of the Year. Duncan is currently in his 16th NBA season and still playing at a high level. Robinson was a 10-time All-Star and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009.

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