Chris Duarte is a Canadian-Dominican professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers know all about Chris Duarte Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife in this article.
Chris Duarte Wiki Bio
|Name||Christopher Theoret Duarte|
|Birthdate ( Age)||13 June 1997|
|Place of Birth||Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic|
|Parents||Leonardo and Ana Luisa|
|Education||Redemption Christian Academy, Northwest Florida State College|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
Christopher Theoret Duarteis a Canadian-Dominican professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played college basketball for the Northwest Florida State Raiders and the Oregon Ducks. At Northwest Florida State, he was named NABC NJCAA Player of the Year in 2019. At Oregon, he received the 2021 Jerry West Award as the nation’s top collegiate shooting guard.
Chris Duarte Family, Parents
Duarte was born and raised in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. He moved with his family to New York to play his final two years of high school basketball at Redemption Christian Academy in Troy. He participated in the 2017 Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game.
Ranked the fifth-best player in New York by 247Sports, Duarte originally committed to play college basketball for Western Kentucky but instead started his career at Northwest Florida State College.
Chris Duarte Wife, Kids
Chris Duarte is Married with longtime girlfriend Sylvia Velazquez. They have a son together. Sylvia is 24 years old lady who belongs to Puerto Rican International. Both of them met each other through an introduction by a mutual friend and later became lovers and then started dating each other.
Chris Duarte Net Worth
Christopher Theoret Duarteis a Canadian-Dominican professional basketball player has an estimated Net Worth around $5 Million in 2022.
Chris Duarte Contract and Salary
Chris Duarte’s signed contract includes a guaranteed minimum pay of $7,686,480 and annual average compensation of $4,426,089. He is paid salary of $3,749,400 annually.
In his freshman season for Northwest Florida State College, Duarte averaged 12.1 points, 6.7 rebounds and two steals in 23.3 minutes per game, earning first-team All-Panhandle Conference honors and helping his team reach the Elite Eight round of the NJCAA Division I Championship. On September 20, 2018, he announced that he would continue his career at NCAA Division I program Oregon after one more season at Northwest Florida State.
As a sophomore, Duarte averaged 19 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, helping his team return to the Elite Eight round of the NJCAA Division I Tournament.
He scored 32 points on 11-of-13 shooting against Palm Beach State College. He was recognized as NABC NJCAA Player of the Year and was a first-team NJCAA Division I All-American. Duarte was also named Panhandle Player of the Year by both the media and coaches vote.
On January 23, 2020, Duarte recorded 30 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals in a 79–70 victory over USC. He set the Matthew Knight Arena record for single-game steals and became the first Division I player with at least 30 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals since Niagara’s Alvin Young in 1999.
Duarte was subsequently named Pac-12 Player of the Week for his second time and United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) National Player of the Week. He finished the season averaging 12.9 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game, collecting both All-Pac-12 honorable mention and Pac-12 All-Defensive honorable mention.
During the 2020–21 season, Duarte led the Ducks to an appearance in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. On April 3, 2021, Duarte was named recipient of the 2021 Jerry West Award as the top shooting guard in men’s collegiate basketball. Duarte was additionally recognized as the AP Pac-12 Player of the Year and an AP Third Team All-American.
Duarte was selected with the 13th pick in the 2021 NBA draft by the Indiana Pacers. On August 4, he signed with the Pacers. On August 9, he made his 2021 NBA Summer League debut in a 94–86 loss against the New York Knicks with 14 points, three assists, two blocks, two steals, and two rebounds.
On October 20, Duarte made his NBA debut, scoring 27 points along with five rebounds, to set the Pacers’ franchise record for the most points in a rookie debut, in a 123–122 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.