Duop Reath facts for kids
|Power forward / Center|
|Born||June 26, 1996
Waat, Sudan (now South Sudan)
|Nationality||Australian / South Sudanese|
|High school||Girrawheen Senior
(Perth, Western Australia)
|Listed height||2.11 m (6 ft 11.07 in)|
|Listed weight||111 kg (245 lb)|
|College||Lee College (2014–2016)
|NBA Draft||2018 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Duop Thomas Reath (born June 26, 1996) is an Australian professional basketball player for the Illawarra Hawks of the National Basketball League (NBL). He played college basketball for the LSU Tigers. In 2021 he represented Australia in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Born in South Sudan, Reath and his family moved to Brisbane when he was aged 9. He moved again to Perth soon after where he attended Girrawheen Senior High School. Reath first played soccer with ambitions of playing for the Socceroos until a growth spurt in year ten led to him playing basketball.
Reath played the freshman and the sophomore season at Lee College in Baytown, Texas from 2014 to 2016. In the 2014–15 season, he averaged 6.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. As a sophomore (2015–16), he averaged 14.6 points and 8.4 rebounds per game.
In 2016, Reath joined LSU Tigers of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). He appeared in 31 games, including 30 starts in the Tigers' 2016–17 season. He averaged 12.0 points, 6.7 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game during the season. He was the SEC Player of the Week in the first week. On December 19, 2016 he scored season-high 23 points against the Charleston. On February 4, 2017, he pulled down career-high 16 rebounds against the Texas A&M.
Reath appeared in 33 games, including 28 starts in the Tigers' 2017–18 season. He averaged 12.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game during the season. On January 20, 2018 he scored career-high 31 points against the Vanderbilt. He was named the SEC Player of the Week in the fifth week.
Serbian League (2018–2021)
After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA draft, Reath joined the Dallas Mavericks for the NBA Summer League.
On 1 August 2018, Reath signed a three-year contract with the Serbian team FMP. In July 2019, he joined the Brooklyn Nets for the 2019 NBA Summer League.
On 1 August 2020, Reath signed a contract with the Serbian team Crvena zvezda for the 2020–21 season.
Illawarra Hawks (2021–present)
On 19 June 2021, Reath signed with the Illawarra Hawks of the National Basketball League for the 2021–22 season.
National team career
Reath was selected as a member of the Australia national team for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
Reath was born in the southern part of Sudan, nowadays in South Sudan. At the age of 9 (2005), he moved to Perth, Australia alongside his parents and six brothers and sisters due to the civil war in Sudan.
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