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Boston Celtics | #40 | Center-Forward

Luke

Kornet

PPG

3.7

RPG

3.0

APG

0.7

PIE

10.1

HEIGHT

7'2" (2.18m)

WEIGHT

250lb (113kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Vanderbilt

AGE

27 years

BIRTHDATE

July 15, 1995

DRAFT

Undrafted

EXPERIENCE

5 Years

7'2" | 250lb | 27 years

DRAFT

Undrafted

BIRTHDATE

July 15, 1995

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Vanderbilt

EXPERIENCE

5 Years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

2018-19 (NEW YORK): Appeared in 46 games (18 starts) and averaged 7.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg and 1.2 apg in 17.0 mpg … shot .378 from the field, .363 from three and .826 from the free-throw line … posted his second career double-double (12 pts/13 reb) at CHI (4/9) … reached double figures in points in a career-best 12 contests, including three with 20+ … brought down multiple rebounds in 31 of 46 appearances, 11 of which he had 5+ … blocked a career-high 6 shots at CHI (4/9) – one of five players in Knicks team history to have 6+ blocks in a single game at age 23-or-under … was a career-best +25 vs. PHI (1/13); best +/- from a New York player during the 2018-19 season … shot .800 from the charity stripe when attempting multiple free throws in a single game … inactive in 19 games … DNP-CD in 17 games.

G LEAGUE (WESTCHESTER): Appeared in 11 games (all starts) and averaged 18.8 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 3.6 apg and 2.27 bpg in 32.5 mpg … shot .514 from the field, .485 from three and .730 from the free-throw line … posted three double-doubles, including a 17-point, 17-rebound performance at CTN (11/14) … reached double figures in points in nine games … grabbed 10+ boards in five contests … put up a stat line of 22 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists at LAK (11/18) … swatted a season-high 7 shots on two occasions, vs. RAP (11/8) and at CTN (11/14) … Westchester had a winning percentage of .818 (9-2) in his 11 appearances.

CAREER: In 66 games (19 starts) over two NBA seasons, has posted averages of 6.9 ppg, 3.0 rpg and 1.2 apg in 16.8 mpg … shot .382 from the field, .360 from three and .807 from the free-throw line.

2017-18 (NEW YORK): Appeared in 20 games (one start) and averaged 6.7 ppg, 3.2 rpg and 1.3 apg in 16.3 mpg … shot .392 from the field, .354 from three and .727 from the free-throw line … became the fourth New York Knick in franchise history to post a double-double (11 pts/10 reb) in a career debut on 2/8 at TOR … produced five double-figure scoring games … scored a season-high 23 points at CLE (4/11) … blocked a season-high 4 shots at TOR (2/8) … New York had a winning percentage of .625 when he posted a positive +/- … knocked down multiple three-point field goals in six of the Knicks final 10 games during the 17-18 campaign … inactive in 59 games … DNP-CD in three games.

G LEAGUE (WESTCHESTER): Appeared in 36 games (35 starts) and averaged 16.1 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 2.5 apg and 1.60 bpg in 32.4 mpg … shot .489 from the field, .438 from three and .812 from the free-throw line … earned 2017-18 All-NBA G League Third Team honors … posted three double-doubles … scored a G League career-high 31 points vs. WIS (12/23) … made multiple shots from beyond in the arc in 29 contests … shot .500-or-better from three-point range on 19 occasions … recorded at least 1 block in 26 contests … was a +10-or-better in 10 games – Westchester went 10-0 across those games.

BEFORE NBA

Appeared in 128 games (76 starts) and averaged 8.9 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 1.1 apg and 1.64 bpg in 24.1 mpg … shot .417 from the field, .320 from three and .779 from the free-throw line … received SEC All-Defense honors in 2015-16 and 2016-17 … named All-SEC First Team in 2016-17 … SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2016-17 … left Vanderbilt as school’s all-time leader in blocks (210), and as the NCAA’s all-time career leader in 3FGM by a seven-footer (150). 2016-17: Appeared in 35 games (35 starts) and averaged 13.2 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 1.2 apg and 2.03 bpg in 31.5 mpg … shot .406 from the field, .327 from three and .857 from the free-throw line … became Vanderbilt’s 45th 1,000-point scorer … scored in double figures in 26 games in 2016-17 … tied a career high with 24 points in a win over Florida on senior day … tallied 20 points vs. Belmont, 21 vs. Iowa State and 21 at Kentucky … blocked a season-high 7 shots in win at Tennessee … posted five double-doubles this season and ended his career with 10 double-doubles. 2015-16: Appeared in 28 games (25 starts) and averaged 8.9 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 1.5 apg and 3.00 bpg in 27.4 mpg … scored in double figures in 11 games and had 4-or-more blocks in 12 contests … scored a season-high 20 points at Ole Miss … made season-high 4 threes in win over Texas A&M … 4th in the nation in blocked shots … 5th in program history in bpg (1.49) and is 4th in total blocks (139) … in a single season, his 84 blocks ranks 2nd in program history and his 3.00 average is the best in a single season … notched the program’s second triple-double with 11 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 blocks vs. Auburn – the program’s first triple-double with blocks. 2014-15: Appeared in 35 games (14 starts) and averaged 8.7 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 1.1 apg and 1.09 bpg in 21.6 mpg … scored in double figures in 18 games and made three-or-more 3-pointers in six contests … shot .400 from three and made 50 3-pointers … posted first career double-double vs. Trevecca (10 pts, career-high 10 reb); also had career-best 4 blocks. 2013-14: Appeared in 30 games (two starts) and averaged 4.0 ppg and 2.3 rpg … shot .344 from the field … scored in double figures in three games

PERSONAL LIFE

Son of Frank and Tracy Kornet … both parents attended Vanderbilt … has one brother, John and one sister, Nicole … grew seven inches in his junior and senior seasons in high school and then two more when he arrived at Vanderbilt.