Luke Kornet Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Luke Kornet :

NameLuke Francis Kornet
NickNameLuke Kornet
Date of Birth15 July 1995
Age (2024)29 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownLexington, Kentucky
Height7ft 1In
ProfessionBasketball player
Luke Kornet wife
ParentsFrank Kornet, Tracy Kornet
EducationVanderbilt (2013–2017)
Liberty Christian School; (Argyle, Texas)
Net Worth20-22 Million Dollars

Who is Luke Kornet ?

Luke Francis Kornet, born on July 15, 1995, is an accomplished American professional basketball player currently making his mark with the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Kornet’s journey to the NBA is marked by his outstanding collegiate career at Vanderbilt University, where he played a pivotal role in both scoring and defense. Standing at an impressive 7 feet tall, Kornet etched his name in NCAA history as the all-time leader for three-pointers made by a player of his stature.

Luke Kornet
Luke Kornet

During his four-year stint with the Vanderbilt Commodores, Kornet showcased his versatility, averaging 8.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 1.64 blocks per game over 128 appearances. His senior year was particularly noteworthy, averaging 13.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 2.00 blocks, earning him All-SEC and All-SEC Defensive honors. Kornet set multiple records, including a triple-double with 10 blocked shots, a school-record, and finishing as the Commodores’ all-time leading shot blocker with an impressive 210 rejections.

Facts about Luke Kornet :

  • Played college basketball for Vanderbilt University.
  • Averaged 8.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 1.64 blocks per game in his college career.
  • Led Vanderbilt in blocked shots all-time with 210 rejections.
  • Holds the NCAA record for most three-pointers made by a player 7-foot or taller (150).
  • Earned All-SEC and All-SEC Defensive honors in his senior year at Vanderbilt.
  • Recorded a triple-double (11 points, 11 rebounds, 10 blocks) against Auburn in 2016.
  • Went undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft.
  • Joined the New York Knicks for the 2017 NBA Summer League.
  • Signed a two-way contract with the Knicks in July 2017.
Luke Kornet
Luke Kornet
  • Had a double-double (11 points, 10 rebounds, 4 blocks) in his NBA debut with the Knicks.
  • Became the first player in NBA history to record 3+ threes and 4+ blocks in his debut.
  • Signed a standard contract with the Knicks in July 2018.
  • Recorded a career-high 6 blocks with a double-double (12 points, 13 rebounds) for the Knicks in 2019.
  • Signed a two-year contract with the Chicago Bulls in July 2019.
  • Traded to the Boston Celtics in March 2021.
  • Briefly re-signed then waived by the Celtics in October 2021.
  • Played for the Maine Celtics, the affiliate team of Boston, in late 2021.
  • Had stints with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Milwaukee Bucks on 10-day contracts in December 2021 and January 2022 respectively.
  • Re-joined the Maine Celtics in January 2022.
  • Signed with the Boston Celtics for the remainder of the 2022 season and played in the NBA Finals
  • Is a devout Catholic and maintains a blog of churches he visits during his playing career.
  • Is married with two children (as of 2022).
  • Son of former NBA player Frank Kornet and Nashville television news anchor Tracy Kornet.

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