Duop Reath

  • PositionCentre
  • Date of birth26/06/1996

Debut: 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Height: 6'9 - 211cm
Major Tournaments: Tokyo 2020 Olympics, FIBA 2023 World Cup
Current team: Portland Trail Blazers
Junior club: Perry Lakes Hawks
Origin: Waat, South Sudan

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Debut: 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Height: 6'9 - 211cm
Major Tournaments: Tokyo 2020 Olympics, FIBA 2023 World Cup
Current team: Portland Trail Blazers
Junior club: Perry Lakes Hawks
Origin: Waat, South Sudan

Biography

Born in South Sudan, Duop Reath and his family moved to Brisbane when he was 9 before relocating to Perth his basketball dreams began. 

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 played in Lebanon before landing a spot on the Portland Trail Blazers in 2023. The 6'9 centre has had a breakout year in the 2024 NBA season averaging 9.0 points per game for the Trail Blazers.

Did You Know?

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

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