His parents William and Ione also had two daughters, Cheryl and Tricia. Tim’s childhood dream was to become a swimmer like his older sister Tricia who swam in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, however after hurricane Hugo destroyed all of the pools on St. Croix in 1989 Tim shifted his focus to basketball. In 1992 Chris King, a recent NBA draftee and former Wake Forrest student saw Duncan playing at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal High School while visiting St. Croix to promote the NBA in the Caribbean. King convinced Wake Forest coach Dave Odom to recruit Duncan. [+]
Tim Duncan retired from professional basketball on July 11, 2016.