Internet celebrates Tim Duncan's return to San Antonio Spurs

SAN ANTONIO – Spurs fans everywhere rejoiced Monday when they learned that Tim Duncan would return to the line up — this time, as an assistant coach.

Duncan is a five-time NBA champion who spent 19 years playing for the Spurs and retired in 2016.

Read more on Duncan's move to assistant coach here.

Twitter users, including San Antonio mayor Ron Nirenberg, are clearly happy Timmy D is coming back.

Social media is lit up with gifs and memes celebrating Duncan's return:

About the Authors:

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.