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Tim Duncan Biography
Tim Duncan born Timothy Theodore Duncan, is an American retired professional basketball player who played his entire 19-year career with the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born on April 25, 1976 to Ione Duncan and William Duncan as the only son and raised on Saint Croix, one of the main islands composing the United States Virgin Islands. He is of Ione Duncan and William Duncan as the only son.
Duncan started out as a swimmer and only began playing basketball in ninth grade after Hurricane Hugo destroyed the only Olympic-sized pool on his home of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. He played for St. Dunstan’s Episcopal High School, and had a college career with the Wake Forest University Demon Deacons, winning the Naismith College Player of the Year, USBWA College Player of the Year, and John Wooden awards in his final year. Duncan graduated from college before entering the 1997 NBA draft as the number one pick.
Tim Duncan is widely considered to be the greatest power forward of all time, he is a five-time NBA champion, two-time NBA MVP, three-time NBA Finals MVP, NBA All-Star Game MVP and NBA Rookie of the Year. He is also a 15-time NBA All-Star and the only player to be selected to both the All-NBA and All-Defensive Teams in all of his first 13 seasons.
He holds a degree in psychology and created the Tim Duncan Foundation to raise general health awareness and fund education and youth sports in various parts of the United States. The foundation’s major events have included the Tim Duncan Bowling for Dollar$ Charity Bowl-A-Thon and the Slam Duncan Charity Golf Classic. Between 2001 and 2002, the foundation raised more than $350,000 for breast and prostate cancer research.
Tim Duncan Age
He was born on April 25, 1976.
Tim Duncan Wife – Tim Duncan Divorce – Tim Duncan Kids
Duncan married Amy Sherrill in July 2001 and the couple had their first child, daughter Sydney, in the summer of 2005. They had a second child, son Draven, during the summer of 2007.
It was reported that the Duncans were divorcing in May 2013, but the divorce was not finalized until November 23, 2013. In 2017, he with longtime girlfriend Vanessa Macias welcomed his third child, Quill Duncan.
Tim Duncan Siblings
Tim Duncan has two older sisters, Cheryl and Tricia. Like their younger brother, they were talented athletes: Cheryl was a champion swimmer before she became a nurse, and Tricia swam for the U.S. Virgin Islands at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.
Tim Duncan Salary
He makes $2 million a year off the court.
Tim Duncan Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $177 million.
Tim Duncan Parents
He is the only son of Ione Duncan, a midwife, and William Duncan, a mason. His mother was diagnosed with breast cancer and died one day before his 14th birthday.
Tim Duncan Height
He stands at 6 feet 11 inches tall.