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Tim Duncan is helping Dewayne Dedmon become a better Spurs player

San Antonio Spurs center Dewayne Dedmon (3) and Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless (4) battle for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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San Antonio Spurs' Dewayne Dedmon has been a surprise this season.

The big man is averaging 5.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, 64 percent from the field in 17.4 minutes this season. Not only that, he has been inserted into the starting lineup and is shining with tough defense and of course, his alley-oop dunks.

He has definitely make leaps and bounds this season in San Antonio with some help from Spurs legend Tim Duncan.

In an interview with the NBPA, Dedmon revealed Duncan has been helping him grown in the Spurs' system and Dewayne is soaking in each second.

"We just worked out a couple of days ago," said Dedmon.
"Just definitely picking his brain. Trying to figure out what players like Tony Parker, what his tendencies are, and just being more patient as far as when I get the ball and making decision. Just trying to slow the game down a little bit because he (Duncan) was one of the best playing at his own pace."

This shouldn't come as too much of a surprise as Duncan has been seen with the team during practices. But it still goes to show you, TD is still having a mjor impact with the team even in retirement.

For more, check out the video below to find out why Dewayne chose the Spurs this offseason instead of the Warriors, what advice coach Gregg Popovich, his style sense and and more.


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