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Spurs honor Tim Duncan and beat Pelicans

Spurs honor Tim Duncan and beat Pelicans

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs paid tribute to Tim Duncan on his jersey retirement night with a fundamentally strong performance Sunday in a 113-100 win over the New Orleans Pelicans in San Antonio. 

The Spurs won their fourth in a row overall and fourth straight at home after a slow start at the AT&T Center. 

The team retired Duncan's jersey after the game. The franchise cornerstone retired in the off-season after winning five championships and two most-valuable-player awards in 19 seasons, all with San Antonio. 

Duncan's style of play led to the nickname “The Big Fundamental,” and the Spurs honored him with their own...