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The complete list of second-generation NBA players, from Stephen Curry to Kenyon Martin Jr.

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The complete list of second-generation NBA players, from Stephen Curry to Kenyon Martin Jr.

Sometimes the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree.

Such can be said of the 20-plus current NBA players whose fathers each enjoyed time in the league as well. Of course, two-time league MVP Stephen Curry is the most accomplished second-generation player in the game right now, but he is actually one of four second-generation players on the Warriors roster this season.

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Want to feel old? Nothing ages you quite like watching a professional game that features the progeny of a player whose career you also followed. Or how about Carmelo Anthony playing against Rockets forward Kenyon Martin Jr. after spending nine seasons as the teammate of Kenyon Martin Sr.?

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The picture says it all.

Below, find the complete list of second-generation NBA players in the 2021-22 season.

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Cole Anthony, Magic

Father, Greg Anthony played for Knicks, Grizzlies, SuperSonics, Trail Blazers, Bulls and Bucks over 11 seasons.

Bol Bol, Nuggets

Son of the late Manute Bol, who led the NBA in blocks in the 1985-86 season and 1988-89 season.

Devin Booker, Suns

Booker’s father, Melvin Booker, appeared in 32 NBA games over two seasons.

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Jalen Brunson, Mavericks

Son of Rick Brunson, who played for Trail Blazers, Knicks, Celtics, Bulls, Raptors, Clippers, SuperSonics and Rocketts over nine seasons.

Amir Coffey, Clippers

Coffey, who is on a two-way contract with LA, is the son of Richard Coffey, who played for the Timberwolves in the 1990-91 season.

Nicolas Claxton, Nets

Father, Charles Claxton, appeared in three games with Celtics in 1995-96 NBA season.

Jae Crowder, Suns

Crowder’s father, Corey Crowder, appeared in 58 games over two seasons with the Jazz and Spurs.

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Seth Curry (76ers) and Stephen Curry (Warriors)

Seth and Stephen’s father Dell Curry, who is now the TV analyst for the Hornets, was the 1994 NBA Sixth Man of the Year.

Ed Davis, Cavaliers

Son of Terry Davis, who played for the Heat, Mavericks, Wizards and Nuggets over the course of a 10-year career.

Darius Garland, Cavaliers

Father, Winston Garland, played point guard for the Warriors, Clippers, Nuggets, Rockets and Timberwolves.

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Jerami Grant, Pistons

Grant’s father is Harvey Grant, who enjoyed an 11-year career with three different franchises (Wizards, Trail Blazers, 76ers).

Tim Hardaway Jr., Mavericks

Son of Tim Hardaway Sr., who earned five All-Star and five All-NBA selections in his career.

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Al Horford, Celtics

Father, Tito Horford, appeared in 63 NBA games over three seasons.

Jaren Jackson Jr., Grizzlies

Son of Jaren Jackson Sr., who won the 1999 NBA title as a member of the Spurs.

Kevin Love, Cavaliers

Love’s father, Stan Love, played in 227 NBA games over four seasons and an additional 12 games in the ABA.

Kenyon Martin Jr., Rockets

Kenyon Martin Sr., the No. 1 pick in the 2000 NBA Draft, earned one All-Star selection and enjoyed a 15-year career before retiring in the 2014-15 season.

Larry Nance Jr., Trail Blazers

Son of Larry Nance Sr., a three-time NBA All-Star and three-time All-Defensive Team selection.

Jabari Parker, Celtics

Parker’s father, Sonny Parker,  spent six seasons with the Warriors from 1976-1982.

Gary Payton II, Warriors

Son of Hall of Famer and NBA champion Gary Payton, who earned nine All-Star nods, nine All-NBA nods, nine All-Defensive nods and was a member of the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team.

Austin Rivers, Nuggets

Father, Doc Rivers, is the head coach of the 76ers and a 13-year NBA veteran.

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Domantas Sabonis, Pacers

Son of Arvydas Sabonis, who averaged 12.0 points and 7.3 rebounds in seven NBA seasons with the Trail Blazers.

Klay Thompson, Warriors

Thompson’s father, Mychal Thompson, was the first overall pick of the 1978 NBA Draft and a two-time NBA champion.

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Gary Trent Jr., Raptors

The elder Gary Trent was selected 11th overall in the 1995 NBA Draft and enjoyed a nine-year career.

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Andrew Wiggins, Warriors

Wiggins’ father, Mitchell Wiggins, played for the Bulls, Rockets and 76ers during his six-year career.

Justise Winslow, Clippers

Rickie Winslow, Winslow’s father, spent seven games with the Bucks during the 1987-88 NBA season.

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