Tim Duncan is a former professional basketball player who has a net worth of million dollars. Recognized as one of the greatest power forward of all time, Duncan is a 15 time NBA All-Star and a five-time NBA Champion. He played for the San Antonio Spurs in his entire 19-year career.
Biography & Wiki
Tim was born on 25th April 1976 as the third child of William Duncan and Lone Duncan in Saint Croix, Virgin Islands. His mother died in 1990 due to breast cancer when he was just 14 years old.
During his early days, he dreamt of becoming a swimmer, but his interest quickly vanished when only Olympic-sized swimming pool of Virgin Island by Hurricane Hugo. Then he started playing basketball on the advice of his brother-in-law and become a popular player in his school St. Dunstan’s Episcopal High School. Duncan’s height of 6 feet 11 inch quickly grabs the attention of many universities who was ready to give him a scholarship.
However, he turns down the offers of University of Delaware and University of Hartford by joining the Wake Forest University. He played several years for the university’s team Demon Deacons. He became eligible for the 1997 NBA draft after getting a college degree.
He was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs as their first draft pick in 1997 where he turned out to be one of the best frontcourts in the league. In his professional 19 year career for this team, he played 1,392 games and scored 26,496 points that make him one of the biggest players of all time in the history.
He led his team to championship five years in his life. The career rebounds of Duncan is 15,091 that is 6th highest in NBA by any player. Duncan has also played for United States National Team in the 1999 Olympic Qualifying matches and 2004 Summer Olympics. He retired in 2016 and presently enjoying a happy life with his girlfriend.
Duncan has two older sisters, named Cheryl and Tricia. Tricia has competed in the 1988 Summer Olympics as a swimmer, whereas Cheryl was a swimming champion and now work as a nurse. He married Amy Sherrill in 2001 and the couple has two children, named Sydney who was born in 2005 and Draven who was born in 2007.
Unfortunately, the relationship didn’t last long and the couple divorced in November 2013. Since 2014, Duncan is in a relationship with his girlfriend Vanessa Macias with whom he has his third child, named Quill Duncan. He has also started a non-profit organization, named Tim Duncan Foundation whose main motive is to increase the awareness for the sports and helped the youth talent in San Antonio, and the Virgin Islands.
Awards & Achievements
Tim has gathered a number of honors in his glorious career that includes five-time NBA Champion and two time MVP. He is the winner of Adolph Rupp Trophy and John R. Wooden Award. Duncan was the youngest player in the list of 100 Greatest Professional Basketball Players of the 20th Century created the by Association for Professional Basketball Research.
According to Sports Illustrated, he is the NBA Player of the Decade and even ranked on 8th position in the list of top 50 NBA players of all time by Slam Magazine.
Net Worth of Tim Duncan
Tim Duncan net worth is US$185 million. During his playing time for Spurs, he had a yearly salary of US$5 million along with incentives. He also played for the national team for quite a time in his career.
No doubt, Tim Duncan is one of the most extraordinary players who ever step foot on a basketball court. Our team wishes a happy post-retirement life to this amazing personality.