Legendary power forward for the San Antonio Spurs who won his third NBA Finals MVP Award in 2005 and fifth NBA Championship in 2014. He was selected to 14 NBA All-Star games between 1998 and 2013 and named NBA MVP in 2002 and 2003. In 2019, he became assistant coach for the Spurs.
Growing up, he wanted to become an Olympic swimmer like his sister Tricia.
He became the first player in NBA history to be selected to the All-NBA team and All-Defensive team in each of his first 13 seasons in the league.
He married Amy Duncan in 2001 and he has a son, Draven, and daughter, Sydney.
Argentinian guard Manu Ginobili was his longtime teammate on the Spurs.