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Luke Recker
SG - 6'6, 217lbs - 44 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2009 season
  • Birthdate: 06/17/1978
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2002
  • Pre-draft team: Iowa
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
13th August, 2002NBASigned a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Miami. Included team option for 2003/04.
28th October, 2002NBAWaived by Miami.
11th December, 2002NBDLAcquired by Asheville Attitude.
August 2003ItalySigned a one year contract with Roseto.
27th July, 2004SpainSigned a one year contract with Girona.
31st August, 2005ItalySigned a one year contract with Livorno.
28th June, 2006SpainSigned a one year contract with Bilbao.
31st May, 2007SpainSigned a two year extension with Bilbao.
Career Moves
1997 - 1999Indiana (NCAA)
1999 - 2000Arizona (NCAA)
2000 - 2002Iowa (NCAA)
July 2002Miami Heat (Summer League)
August 2002 - October 2002Miami Heat (NBA)
December 2002 - June 2003Asheville Attitude (NBDL)
July 2003Orlando Magic (Summer League)
August 2003 - June 2004Roseto (Italy)
July 2004Utah Jazz (Summer League)
July 2004 - June 2005Girona (Spain)
August 2005 - June 2006Livorno (Italy)
June 2006 - presentBilbao (Spain)
Articles about Luke Recker

March 19, 2013

Luke Recker - Now sells medical equipment for a living, for a company called Stryker Orthopaedics. If that sounds familiar, it's because it's the same company the aforementioned Adam Haluska works for. Someone at Stryker Orthopaedics has an Iowa connection, it seems.

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April 19, 2011

Luke Recker - Luke Recker, who retired after the 2009 season, has changed company. He used to be a sales representative at Medtronic Spine & Biologics, and now he's a sales representative at Stryker Instruments.

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April 15, 2010

- Luke Recker

Iowa graduate Luke Recker was playing ACB basketball up until and including last year, when he came off the bench for Bizkaia Bilbao. It was his third season with the team, and he averaged 8.4 points per game as a shooting specialist in the ACB, alongside 6.5 ppg in the Eurocup. However, he retired from the game this summer to get a real job, and now works as an associate sales representative at Medtronic Spine & Biologics in Minnesota. I can't help but assume that this has something to do with that car accident he was in almost a decade ago, but even if it is, there's nothing wrong with that.

Recker came off the bench for Bilbao last year usually in conjunction with former Gopher and Timberwolves forward Quincy Lewis. Lewis also retired this summer, as mentioned before. Strange coincidence.

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