(Eds: APNewsNow. Stands as early lead to BKN--NBA Finals.)
By JON KRAWCZYNSKI
AP Basketball Writer
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - David Robinson was 37 years old when he retired, his legacy as the greatest player in San Antonio Spurs history firmly intact.
It's been 10 years since Robinson left the team in the hands of Tim Duncan and a couple of young guards named Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili.
Now it's Duncan's legacy that is being debated as the Spurs entered Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night with a 2-1 series lead over the Miami Heat. Duncan is now 37.
He and Robinson became friends when Duncan was drafted No. 1 overall in 1997. Duncan would tease Robinson about getting old, and now it's the 47-year-old Robinson who sees his younger friend dealing with those same issues.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Heat vs. Timberwolves Pick Are the Minnesota Timberwolves going to take care of business tonight at 8PM ET when they host the Miami...
Thumbnail Raptors vs. Pacers Pick Are the Toronto Raptors going to take down the host Indiana Pacers and cover the spread tonight when they...
Thumbnail Pistons vs. Thunder Pick Can the visiting Detroit Pistons hang with the host Oklahoma City Thunder Friday night at...
Thumbnail Hornets vs. Cavaliers Pick Are the Charlotte Hornets going to stay within the number tonight when they face the host Cleveland...

NBA Team Pages