Maine Basketball Star Headed to the Big Leagues to Play in the NBA
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Some big news for Maine sports!
The Utah Jazz, which helps players sharpen their basketball skills have signed Luka Samanic to a 10-day contract! According to their website, they are the longest-running youth basketball league in the NBA.
It was announced on Facebook that Luka will become the first Maine player to earn a "gatorade call-up" to the NBA this season!
According to NBA.com, Luka is #91 and plays forward position.
His stats are good. Standing tall at 6'1, he is originally from Croatia but will certainly make Maine proud.
Luka signed with the Maine Celtics in September of 2022. In October of that year, he joined the Maine Celtics camp roster.