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Tim Duncan is your NBA Playoffs all time blocks leader

San Antonio Spurs v Oklahoma City Thunder - Game Three

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 31: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder goes up for the shot as Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs attempts to block it from behind in the first half in Game Five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 31, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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There were not a lot of highlights for the Spurs in Game 3 against Thunder, it was a rout.

However, at one point Tim Duncan passed Kareem Abdul-Jabar for most blocks ever in the playoffs. It’s an impressive accomplishment — 477 blocks in the playoffs alone. It’s something KAJ congratulated Duncan for on twitter the next day.

To be fair, the NBA didn’t start counting playoff blocks until 1974, so he played in four postseasons — including a championship one — where we don’t know how many shots he sent back. Although you can bet it was plenty. Plus none of Bill Russell’s or Wilt Chamberlain’s blocks were counted.

But let’s not take away from what Duncan has accomplished. He is maybe the best power forward ever to play the game and his blocks and career deserve the acknowledgment.