His mom was a news anchor, and his dad was (briefly) an NBA player, so Luke is basically the result of an intense breeding program aimed at producing bench players who can host intra-team talk shows.
The Celtics roster is loaded with players whose fathers played college sports college and pro players (plus a pro boxer)
Justin Tatum - College basketball at St Louis and overseas. HS coach
Marcellus Brown - 7 foot tall pro boxer
Gilbert Williams, Grant’s father, played college ball. Gilbert’s uncle was a Harlem Globetrotter. Damon and Salim Stoudemire are Gilbert’s nephews. (How am I just learning now that Grant and Damon are cousins?)
Frank Kornet played two seasons as a 12th man for the Bucks
Tito Horford played two seasons with the Bucks, including one with Frank Kornet
Tommy Griffin played basketball at Northwestern Oklahoma State
Mitchell Gino Brogdon played football at Oberlin College and is a lawyer, judge, and TV judge.
Terry Pritchard played football at Oklahoma (Mother Melissa was on the gymnastic team)
Dave Hauser basketball, University of Minnesota- Duluth. HS coach
Ranford Champaignie college soccer at St Johns. national champion.
Vittorio Gallinari played pro basketball in Italy (teammate of Mike D’Antoni) and is a sports agent
No sports info on:
Billy Frank Smart
Tshilongo Kabengele (who came to Canada from the Congo on an academic scholarship)