Chris Duarte, born on June 13, 1997), in his hometown of Montreal, is a Dominican professional basketball player who plays as a shooting guard and currently plays for the NBA Indiana Pacers.
Position: G (No. 3)
Height: 1.98 meters / 6 feet 6
Weight: 86 kg/190 lbs
Team: Indiana Pacers
School: University of Oregon
Draft: the 13th pick in the first round of 2021
Salary this season: $3.75 million
He studied at Northwest Florida State University in college, and then transferred to the University of Oregon to play for the Oregon Ducks. He was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the 13th overall pick in the first round of the 2021 NBA draft. Named NJCAA Player of the Year by the National Basketball Coaches Association in 2019. 2021 recipient of the Jerry Westert Award.
As an older rookie, Duarte showed his mature skills as soon as he entered the league, and he has stronger immediate combat power than the rookies selected in the same period. Unfortunately, it is a common problem of older rookies that he missed the golden age of ball growth, and his skills are basically finalized.