We’re sure every basketball fan is well aware of who Tim Duncan is. The former NBA All-Star recently announced his retirement from professional basketball after playing for 19 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs. For all his die-hard fans searching “Tim Duncan wife,” “Tim Duncan girlfriend,” “Tim Duncan WAG,” “basketball WAG,” and “Tim Duncan retirement,” just hold your horses; we have all the juicy details for you right here. The father of two was married to Amy Sherrill for 12 years until their divorce in 2013. The question is, “Who is Tim Duncan’s girlfriend?” Well, Tim Duncan and Vanessa Macias have been together for almost three years now, ever since his divorce was finalized. Here are five facts you need to know about the former The Amazing Race contestant and stylish WAG:
Career and Early Life
Vanessa Macias is a well-known television personality in San Antonio, Texas. The 36-year-old appeared on a travel show called Show Me Texas and was a reporter on Great Day S.A. Macias also hosted a radio talk show called Talk Now S.A. and also did some modeling work.
The Amazing Race
Macias was a contestant on season 210 of The Amazing Race and traveled all around the world to countries like India, Japan, Argentina, and Tanzania. She performed well—finishing fourth—and was dating a bar owner called Ralph Kelly at the time, who was her fellow contestant.
Betting on Basketball
In 2015, Macias’ boyfriend, Tim Duncan, won a bet of $100.00 aginst his college friend on whether he would score a three-pointer. Although it’s against NBA rules for a player to bet on basketball, Macias tweeted the incident. The NBA All-Star has an estimated net worth of $150.0 million.
Charles Barkley and “The Churro Incident”
NBA Hall of Famer, Charles Barkley, is well-known for speaking his mind and frequently says horrible things about the women from San Antonio. At a basketball game in 2014, Macias wagged her finger at the camera while wearing a t-shirt that read, “Barkley Don’t Know.” She later gifted him a plate of churros as a peace offering, tweeting that “Churros are the new olive branch.”
Lost and Found Dog
Macias enlisted the help of the Twitterati and the citizens of San Antonio to find her beloved pooch, Izzy. It seemed to have worked since a few hours later she posted a photo of Tim Duncan’s dog along with a caption that read, “Thank you for bringing me home, San Antonio.”