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Tim Duncan becomes sixth player in NBA history to reach 15,000 career rebounds


SAN ANTONIO,TX - JANUARY 14: Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs high fives teammate LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the San Antonio Spurs after a basket at AT&T Center on January 14, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. 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 Cortes/Getty Images)

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Tim Duncan reached another milestone in the first quarter of the Spurs’ Thursday night game against the Bulls. His second rebound of the night was the 15,000th of his career.

Only six other NBA players have reached that milestone: Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elvin Hayes and Moses Malone. If you count combined NBA and ABA stats, Artis Gilmore also makes the list.

Duncan also joined a much smaller list, according to’s Matt Moore: