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Luke Recker - SG, 6'6, 217
Retired - Retired after 2009 season
       Date of birth: 06/17/1978
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2002
     Out of: Iowa
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right





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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 54
2010-04-15

- 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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   Where Are They Now, 2011: Bookkeeping The Retired Guys
2011-04-19

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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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition
2013-03-19

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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