Tim Duncan Biography

( 1976 - )
November 29, 2018
First published on:April 14, 2015
by John Max

Facts of Tim Duncan

Date of Birth: 1976, April 25
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign:: Acer
Birth Name Timothy Theodore Duncan
Famous Name Tim Duncan
Father William Duncan
Mother Ione Duncan
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Birth Place Christiansted, U.S Virgin Islands
Currently Working For professional basketball players
Salary $10.36 million
Net Worth $130 million
Weight in KG 116 Kg
Affair with Vanessa Macias
Girlfriend Vanessa Macias
Currently Married yes
Married to Amy Duncan (m. 2001–2013)
Children three
Divorce yes

Tim Duncan is a retired American professional basketball player. He played his entire career with the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association since his professional debut in the Basketball Arena. In 1997 NBA Draft, he was picked 1st overall in the round one and was the power forward/center on the team.

 

He is considered as one of the most consistent players in NBA. Tim is regarded as one of the best interior defenders of the league who as of 2012-2013 was ranked second in the regular season point-rebound double-doubles.

Tim Duncan Early Life

Tim Duncan was born in Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands, the USA to parents Ione Duncan and William Duncan. He was born on 25 April 1976 as Timothy Theodore “Tim” Duncan. He is the only son of his parents. He has an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He has two elder sisters named Cheryl and Tricia. During his school days, he dreamt of being an Olympic-level swimmer like his sister Tricia.

In his early days, he was a good swimmer and made to 1992 Olympic Games as a member of United States Team. After the Hurricane Hugo in 1989, he lost his enthusiasm for swimming. Tim did not swim competitively afterward but inspired by his brother-in-law to turn to Basketball. When he was 14 years old, his mother died of breast cancer.

Tim Duncan Professional Career

Tim had difficulties in adapting to the game in his early days due to his pain and frustration. He was awkward at that time. Later on, he overcame it and stood out for St. Dunstan’s Episcopal High School. His play had attracted the attention of several of the Universities. He was even offered with scholarships by the University of Hartford, University of Delaware and Providence College which he refused and joined at Wake Forest Demon Deacons.

With the Demon Deacons, he made impressive statistics and won several awards, which boosted him to do much better in future. In 1997, he was the first draft pick of the San Antonio Spurs in the 1997 NBA draft making his way to professional basketball.

Together with David Robinson, Tim Duncan rocked the court leading the Spurs to the best frontcourts in the league in 1997-1998 seasons. They together are known as “Twin Towers." Since the start, Duncan established himself as a quality player. Tim then became more recognized developing his skills and winning different awards. Tim is one of the experienced players in the Spurs who has been with the Spurs in its five

On December 2013, he became the oldest player to record 20-20 game in NBA history. Besides, he also set different records and broke the previous records under his name. Tim also has represented the United States in the Men’s Basketball in the Olympic Games, World Basketball Championship, FIBA Americas Championship, Goodwill Games and Summer Universiade at different occasions.

His outstanding skills has awarded him with several of the awards and honors including 15-time NBA-All Star, five times NBA Champion, two times NBA Most Valuable Player, two time ACC player of the year, three-time NABC Defensive Player of the Year, etc. 

On 11th July 2016, Tim Duncan announced his retirement in a press release issued by the San Antonio Spurs Monday morning after 19 seasons with the team. Duncan wrapped his career as the greatest power forward to ever play the game and among the top 10 players all-time on many lists. 

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Tim Duncan Personal Life

Going on to his personal life, he is a divorced man but is currently in a relationship. He is currently dating his girlfriend Vanessa Macias, a television personality. The two began dating since November 2013. The couple welcomed their first child a daughter Quill in March 2017. They named their daughter after Peter Quill from the Marvel Comics character in "Guardians of the Galaxy."

Duncan was previously married to his longtime girlfriend, Amy Sherrill. They started dating in 1992. They got married on 21 July 2001. Tim has two children with his wife, a daughter named Sydney born in 2005 and a son named Draven born in 2007. However, due to some conflicts and issues in the marital life, the couple got divorced in November 2013.

As of now, Tim is enjoying his life with his girlfriend and is often spotted together.

Tim Duncan Net worth, Salary, and Facts

Tim Duncan, 42, stands at the height of 6 feet and 11 inches. Since 1997 to 2016, he played professionally.  As of 2018, His current net worth is $130 million and had the annual salary of $10.36 million as per 2014 statistics. He owned a house in Spicewood Texas, which he listed for sale for $945,000 in 2014. He has several best cars such as the Porsche 911 Turbo and Lamborghini. 

Tim is the founder of Tim Duncan Foundation, which serves in the areas related to health awareness, education and youth sports/recreation in San Antonio. Tim has been honored with the Virgin Islands Medal of Honor, which is the highest award bestowed by the Virgin Islands territorial government. 

Due to Tim’s popularity and huge fan base, there is a keen interest in him. His fans are willing to learn more about him. There is a long following list on his Twitter account. Biography of him, his career statistics and other information is available over the different internet sites like Wikipedia, IMDb, etc, from where his fans can gather a lot of information on him.



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