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Full Name Kevin Duckworth
Profession Basketball Player
Date of Birth April 1 , 1964
Place of Birth Harvey
Birth Country United States
Nationality U.S. citizens
Birth Sign Aries
Dead or Alive Died
Death Date 2008-08-25

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Kevin Duckworth is one of the famous Basketball Player, who was born on the memorable day of April 1 in the year 1964. Hailing from the vibrant city of Illinois, Kevin Duckworth is a proud citizen of United States.

Center who played for five NBA teams from 1986 to 1997. He was a two-time All-Star while with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Kevin Duckworth continues to be an inspiration for many.

Personal Information

Details about Kevin Duckworth
Popular As: Kevin Duckworth
First Name: Kevin
Last Name: Duckworth
Gender: Male
Birthday: April 1
Birth Year: 1964
Death Date: 2008-08-25
Death Day: August 25
Death Year: 2008
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Manner of Death: Myocardial Infarction
Place of Death: Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, OR
Siblings: Ray Duckworth, Francine Duckworth
Education: Thornridge High School; Eastern Illinois University


He attended Eastern Illinois University, where he set a school record for rebounds and was first team All-Mid-Continent Conference.

He was named NBA Most Improved Player in 1988.


He was born in Harvey, Illinois, and died in Gleneden Beach, Oregon. He was teammates with Buck Williams on the Blazers.

Kevin Duckworth Timeline

At Thornridge, he participated in the 1980 and 1981 Illinois State Holiday Classic tournaments, which eventually became known as the State Farm Holiday Classic.
He also led EIU to the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament Championship in 1985 and was the tournament MVP in 1986.
A native of Illinois, he played college basketball at Eastern Illinois University before being drafted in 1986 in the second round by the San Antonio Spurs.
Also, after having previously never averaged over 70.0 percent from the free throw line, he shot 77% that year, rebounded well, and played good defense – earning him the 1988 NBA Most Improved Player Award. .
Johnson was left unprotected in the 1989 expansion draft, allowing Duckworth to become the starting center. .
The 1990 and 1991 seasons were also successful for Duckworth and the Blazers.