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Duop Reath Bio, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Career, Contract, Net Worth, Completes 5-year journey to NBA, and More

Duop Reath is an Australian professional basketball player currently signed to the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association (NBA) on a two-way contract, concurrently affiliated with the Rip City Remix in the NBA G League.

Duop Reath


Age- 27 years

Height- 2.06 m

Weight- 111 kg

Full name- Duop Thomas Reath

Born- 26 June 1996

Birth place- Waat

Profession- Australian basketball player

Nationality- Australian, South Sudanese

Current teams-Australia men’s national basketball team (#26 / Center), MORE


Duop Reath was born in the southern region of Sudan, which is now part of South Sudan. His parents, Nyanen Juch and Thomas Duop, relocated with him and his six siblings—Dinaay, Choi, Chat, Nyadang, Chuatwech, and Sebit—to Brisbane, Australia.


Duop Reath is presently unattached and not in a relationship, as he openly shared details about his personal life.


College Career

Duop Reath began his athletic journey in soccer with aspirations of playing for the Socceroos. However, a growth spurt in year 10 prompted a shift to basketball. His early basketball career included playing the freshman and sophomore seasons at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, from 2014 to 2016.

During the 2014–15 season at Lee College, Reath averaged 6.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Progressing into his sophomore season (2015–16), he significantly improved, averaging 14.6 points and 8.4 rebounds per game.

In 2016, Reath joined the LSU Tigers of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). His debut season with the Tigers, the 2016–17 season, saw him appear in 31 games, making 30 starts. He contributed with an average of 12.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 0.8 assists per game. Notably, he earned the SEC Player of the Week title in the first week. Throughout the season, he achieved a season-high of 23 points against Charleston on December 19, 2016, and pulled down a career-high of 16 rebounds against Texas A&M on February 4, 2017.

Continuing with the Tigers in the 2017–18 season, Reath played in 33 games, including 28 starts. He maintained his impressive performance with an average of 12.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 0.7 assists per game. On January 20, 2018, he set a career-high by scoring 31 points against Vanderbilt and was honored as the SEC Player of the Week in the fifth week.

Duop Reath career

Professional Career

After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA draft, Reath entered the Dallas Mavericks for the NBA Summer League in a bid to showcase his skills. Following this, on August 1, 2018, he inked a three-year contract with the Serbian team FMP. In July 2019, he joined the Brooklyn Nets for the 2019 NBA Summer League.

On August 1, 2020, Reath extended his professional journey by signing a contract with the Serbian team Crvena zvezda for the 2020–21 season. Subsequently, on June 19, 2021, he embarked on a new chapter, joining the Illawarra Hawks of the National Basketball League (NBL) for the 2021–22 season.

Reath’s globetrotting continued as he participated in the 2022 NBA Summer League with the Phoenix Suns. Following this, he ventured into the Chinese Basketball Association, signing with the Qingdao Eagles. Impressively, across 39 appearances, Reath averaged 18.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.2 steals, and 2.0 blocks per game.

Subsequently, in April 2023, Reath joined Al Riyadi Beirut of Lebanon. Making his team debut on April 19, 2023, in the West Asia Super League (WASL), he scored 24 points, contributing significantly to Al Riyadi’s victory over rivals Beirut Club in the division semi-finals. Reath’s prowess was further evident as he played a pivotal role in Al Riyadi clinching the West Asia subdivision championship, notably scoring a team-high 29 points in the decisive Game 2 of the finals against Shahrdari Gorgan.

Notably, Reath showcased his skills on the international stage, representing the Australian National Basketball Team in the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Additionally, he was selected as a member of the Australia national team for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Duop Reath Contract

On June 30, 2023, Reath made his way to the Portland Trail Blazers for the 2023 NBA Summer League. Following his participation in the 2023 FIBA World Cup, he secured a one-year deal with Portland on October 2. However, his journey with the team encountered a brief hiccup when he was waived on October 21, just before the season commenced. Despite this, resilience prevailed, and three days later, he was re-signed to a two-way contract.

Net Worth 2023

Duop Reath’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Duop Reath Completes 5-year journey to NBA

In the Portland Trail Blazers’ locker room, Duop Reath, the 6-foot-9 center, sat amidst a group of reporters after scoring 11 points in his debut NBA game—a 116-110 loss against the Los Angeles Lakers. Unlike most NBA rookies, Reath’s inaugural game came five years after leaving college, navigating through various overseas leagues. Throughout the journey, Reath remained resilient, continuously working, improving, and hoping for opportunities.

In the iconic Lakers’ arena on that Sunday, Reath showcased his skills, sinking three 3-pointers, securing three rebounds, and providing three assists. Notably, he battled in the paint against Lakers’ All-Star Anthony Davis. Reflecting on his journey, Reath expressed gratitude for the ups and downs, considering it a significant blessing to be in the NBA today.

Duop Reath completes 5-year journey to NBA

For Reath, the challenges along the way didn’t lead to frustration but fueled his determination. As he fielded questions from reporters, his teammate Matisse Thybulle, a Blazers forward, joined the scene. Having become friends during their time on the Australian national team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Thybulle captured the moment with photos, visibly moved by Reath’s journey.

Blazers coach Chauncey Billups strategically utilized Reath for 14 minutes, capitalizing on his shooting abilities. Reath made an impact with nine points from three successful 3-pointers. Billups commended Reath’s performance, emphasizing his role as a pick-and-pop center. The coach drew up plays to maximize Reath’s strengths, acknowledging the team’s success in finding him on the court.

In addition to his offensive contributions, Billups praised Reath’s defensive efforts, highlighting his tenacity, which resulted in a blocked shot. Overall, Reath’s journey, marked by perseverance and dedication, culminated in a noteworthy NBA debut.

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