PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 16, 2024) – The Portland Trail Blazers have signed center Duop Reath (dew-op) to a standard NBA contract, it was announced today by General ManagerJoe Cronin. Reath was previously on a two-way contract with the Trail Blazers. Per team policy, terms of the new deal were not disclosed.

During his rookie campaign with the Trail Blazers this season, Reath is averaging 8.9 points (47.5% FG, 38.5% 3-PT, 74.1% FT), 3.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.5 steals and 0.5 blocks in 17.4 minutes per game in 40 games including 11 starts. The South Sudan native ranks ninth in the NBA amongst rookies in three-point field goals made (55), 12th in points per game (8.9) and rebounds per game (3.8), and 15th in blocks per game (0.5).

In April of 2023, the LSU alum signed with Al Riyadi Beirut of Lebanon and in 10 games, he posted 21.4 points, 9.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 2.5 blocks in 32 minutes per game. Reath was also a member of the 2020 Australian National Team along with fellow Trail Blazers teammate Matisse Thybulle as they earned a bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.