Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan is an American professional basketball player who is playing in the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association. He has been playing for the San Antonio Spurs since his professional debut in the Basketball arena. He is the power forward/ center in 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. His outstanding skills has awarded him with several of the awards and honors including 15 time NBA-All Star, five time NBA Champion, two times NBA most Valuable Player, two time ACC player of the year, three time NABC Defensive Player of the Year, etc. 

Tim Duncan was born in Christiansted, U.S Virgin Islands, USA to parents Ione Duncan and William Duncan 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 ethnciity. He has two older 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 afterwards but inspired by his brother-in-law to turn to Basketball. When he was 14 years old, his mother died of breast cancer.

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 an impressive statistics and won several of the awards which boost him to do much better in future. In 1997, he was first draft pick of 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 became to be known as “Twin Towers”. Since the start, Duncan established himself as a quality player. Tim then became more recognized developing his skills and wining different awards. Tim is one of the experienced players in the Spurs who have been with the Spurs in its five NBA Championship victories. 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 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.

Tim Duncan is 38 years old, standing the height of 6 feet and 11 inches tall. He has been active in the professional basketball since 1997. He is one of the experienced and a very talented player. His current net worth is $130 million and has the annual salary of $10.36 million as per 2014 statistics. Tim is a very low-key personality. He cites his late mother as his inspiration who always had encouraged her children to make their good to better and better to best. 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 Virgin Islands Medal of Honor which is the highest award bestowed by the Virgin Islands territorial government.

Going on to his personal life, he is a divorced man but is currently in relationship. He is currently dating his girlfriend Vanessa Macias. The two began dating since November 2013. He was previously married to his long time girlfriend Amy Sherrill. They started dating since 1992. They got married in 21 July 2001. Tim has two children with his wife, a daughter named Sydney born in 2005 and a son named Draven born on 2007. However, due to some conflicts and issues in the marital life, the couple got divorced in November 2013. Tim is enjoying his life with his girlfriend and is often spotted together.

Due to Tim’s popularity and huge fan base, there is a keen interest on him. His fans are willing to learn more on him. There is a long following list on his Twitter account. Biography on 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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