Internet celebrates Tim Duncan's return to San Antonio Spurs

By Mariah Medina - Digital Journalist, Mary Claire Patton - Digital Content Curator

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:

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