Duop Reath

  • PositionCentre
  • label.profile.nationalitySouth Sudanese-Australian
  • D.O.B.26/06/1996

Debut: 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Height: 211cm
Major Tournaments: 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Current team: Al Ritaydi Club, Beirut
Junior club:Perry Lakes Hawks

Duop_Reath_Bio

Debut: 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Height: 211cm
Major Tournaments: 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Current team: Al Ritaydi Club, Beirut
Junior club:Perry Lakes Hawks

Biography

Born in South Sudan, Duop Reath and his family moved to Brisbane when he was 9 then later Perth where he began pursuing his basketball dreams.

The emerging centre attended college in Texas and then was recruited to Louisiana State University in 2016 where he produced strong form and eye-catching performances. Reath went unselected in the 2018 NBA draft but earned a Summer League contract with Dallas Mavericks.

He took his game to Serbia then made an impact in EuroLeague with KK Crvena Zveda winning championships in both the Serbian domestic and ABA leagues.

Reath returned to Australia and made his NBL debut in 2021, producing a strong campaign with the Illawarra Hawks alongside fellow Boomers squad member Sam Froling and under the coaching of national coach Brian Goorjian.

On Australian debut, he featured in four of the Boomers six games at the 2020 Olympic campaign which netted a bronze medal.

Reath, who most recently played in Lebanon, continues to enhance his NBA ambitions suiting up for the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2023 NBA Summer League.

Did You Know?

Reath is an avid chess player, first taking up the game at three years of age.

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