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Duncan wins NBA’s most valuable

By T.A. BADGER Associated Press Writer
Tuesday May 07, 2002

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, among the NBA’s leaders in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots, has won the league’s Most Valuable Player award, a league source said Monday. 

The five-year veteran outpolled New Jersey Nets guard Jason Kidd by a narrow margin, the source said on condition of anonymity. 

Voting by a panel of 126 media members took place before the playoffs began.Duncan’s selection will be made public on Thursday.