Timothy Theodore Duncan popularly known as Tim Duncan is a retired professional Basketball player. Duncan is considered as the greatest and the best power forward of all time till date. If you wish to know more about the career, life and net worth of Tim Duncan in 2020, then read the article below.
Early Life & Biography:
This 42-year-old American resident was born on 25th of April in 1976 in Saint Croix, U.S. Tim Duncan started as a swimmer and wished to make his career in swimming but later, started playing football when he was in 9th class since the only Olympic sized pool in his hometown was destroyed because of the Hurricane Hugo.
Tim had to face many hardships in his early life. He was only 14 years old when he lost his mother due to Breast Cancer in 1990. He received his early high school education from the St. Dunstan’s Episcopal School in his hometown where he used to play for his school team.
Tim was offered scholarships from many colleges because of his attractive personality and physical appearance (Tim was 6 feet 11 inches long), but he turned down the offers of many universities and finally went to Wake Forest College for his higher education.
For several years, he played for the university team and won several matches and titles. He won the USBWA College Player of the year and Naismith College Player of the Year. In his senior year, Tim Duncan also won the John Wooden awards. In 1997, Tim got his college degree and became eligible for the NBA draft.
Duncan lost his mother at an early age, and the only family he had was his sisters. Tim has two older sisters named Tricia Duncan and Cheryl Duncan. Cheryl works as a nurse and she is also a former swimming champion. His other sister Tricia had competed in the 1988 Summer Olympics.
In 2001 Tim married Amy Sherri. The couple had two children named Draven and Sydney. Very sadly, Tim’s Relationship with Amy didn’t work out and later in the year 2013 in November; the couple got divorced.
Then, Duncan started dating Vanessa Macias in 2014. They also have a child named Quill Duncan. Tim Duncan has recently started his non- profit Organisation which ensures to spread awareness of sports and physical activities. This organization also helps the young talent to indulge in sports activities. The organization is named as the Tim Duncan Organisation.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Tim is one of the best frontcourts to date in the league. He was chosen in the first draft pick by San Antonio Spurs in the year 1997. He played about 1392 games in total and scored approximately 26496 points for his team. During his basketball career, he was able to take his team five times for the Championship. Tim Duncan is known as the 6th highest player in the NBA. Duncan had taken retirement from his basketball career recently in 2016 and is at present enjoying his life with the love of his life, his girlfriend.
Tim Duncan has been a successful basketball player and has managed to win a number of titles and awards. While representing the United States, Tim, and his team won a number of medals including a gold medal in 1999 and another gold medal in 2003 in FIBA Americas Championship, a bronze medal in 1994 Goodwill games, a gold medal in 1995 Summer Universiade and a Bronze medal in 2004 in the Olympic games. Tim is also the winner of the John R. Wooden Award and the Adolph Rupp Trophy.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Tim is one of the most extraordinary and brilliant players in the world of Basketball. The net worth of Tim is approximately $140 million. When he used to play for Spurs, his yearly salary was about $10 million a year.
Timothy Theodore Duncan is a self-satisfied and contented man. Tim lives his life to the fullest and wishes to spread awareness for sports all over the world. He hopes that all the young aspirants who wish to make some place in the world of sports get the best opportunities and are not left behind due to lack of resources.