Pau Gasol goes one-on-one with Tim Duncan following Spurs practice

He’s … back?

Well, not as a player — but, on Monday morning, there was a Tim Duncan sighting following San Antonio Spurs practice, as he worked out current center Pau Gasol in a recreational game of one-on-one.

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While it’s certainly fun to dream about Duncan making a surprise return to the NBA for the playoff stretch, the Spurs just announced the details surrounding their famous big man’s jersey retirement ceremony coming up this Sunday night. So, this appears to be nothing more than an old man picking up ‘next’ with the youngins.

However, what this does reiterate is Duncan’s desire to stay involved with the Spurs franchise at any capacity. Maybe coaching is in his future? Only time will tell …