Kyle Wiltjer’s father hooked him on a lost art

Kyle Wiltjer Hook Shot - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.comWith his soft touch from the outside and a hook shot that True Blue can’t wait to see more of, has quickly become a fan favorite at Rupp.  Kyle’s dad played for 12 years professionally in Europe, 11 years on the Canadian National team, and he was their leading rebounder in the 1984 Olympics. But, as a kid, he wasn’t thinking about Kentucky.  “I feel like I played basketball as a pretty good level but the Kentucky’s, the Duke’s, the Carolina’s of the world, they are all honestly at another level,” says Greg Wiltjer.

 

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