Kevin Knox Brother: Meet Kobe And Karter Knox- Age Gap

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Kevin Knox’s brothers, Kobe and Karter, also followed in his footsteps in basketball. Unlike him in the NBA, one is in college while the other is in high school.

The NBA star who comes from an athletic family background is the eldest child of his parents (Kevin and Michelle Knox). Besides being a loving brother, he is also a mentor & a rival for his younger brothers.

Fans anticipate the spectacular event if the three Knox brothers would be on the common court of the NBA court.

Kevin Knox, An NBA Player Is The Eldest Of Four Children In The Family
Kevin Knox, An NBA Player Is The Eldest Of Four Children In The Family (Source: Instagram)

Kevin Knox II, an Arizona-born and Florida-raised American basketball power forward, plays for the Detroit Pistons (2023- present) in the NBA.

They signed him on the rest-of-season contract worth $2.14 million for the 2023-24 season.

He joins the Pistons players like Bojan Bogdanovic, Joe Harris, Marvin Bagley III, and Cade Cunningham, among others.

Knox was the 9th overall pick of the Knicks in the 2018 NBA draft, straight out of University of Kentucky.

In his rookie season, he scored his career-high 31 points with seven rebounds in a 103-108 loss to the 76ers on January 13, 2019.

Amid his third season, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks where he spent the rest of the 2021-22 season. After that, he would split his 2022-23 season with the Pistons and Trail Blazers.

Kevin Knox Brother: Meet Kobe And Karter Knox- Age Gap

Knox II, the Pistons small forward/power forward, is the eldest of four kids. He has two younger brothers, Kobe and Karter Knox, and a youngest sister, Ashley.

His brother, Kobe, was named after late NBA legend Kobe Bryant.

Like Kevin, his siblings are into basketball, but none have landed in the NBA yet except him. So, for his brothers & sister, he stands as a figure to look for.

Knox With His Mother Michelle, Two Brothers (Kobe & Karter) And Sister Ashley
Knox With His Mother Michelle, Two Brothers (Kobe & Karter) And Sister Ashley (Source: Instagram)

Born on August 11, 1999, the Kentucky Wildcats alum is 24 years old as of 2024.

His younger brother Kobe was born on July 26, 2002, which makes his age 21 now.

On the other, the youngest of three brothers (second-youngest of four kids), Karter (b. May 16, 2005) is 19 years old.

The three Knox brothers have an age gap of nearly three years with each other. Kevin is two years & 11 months older than Kobe, and 5 years & nine months older than Karter.

The NBA player’s youngest sibling, sister Ashley, born on February 19, 2008, is 16 years old. She is nine years younger than Kevin.

Knox’s Brothers Are Rising Basketball Stars

All siblings of Kevin II play basketball and they are also attendants of his alma mater, Tampa Catholic High School.

The second-eldest, Kobe, currently plays as a guard for the University of South Florida men’s basketball team.

The 6 feet 5 inches tall player joined the South Florida Bulls on May 13, 2023, as a redshirt sophomore transfer.

Earlier, he attended Grand Canyon University, where he averaged 5.3 points per game, 1.7 rebounds, and 40 assists, scoring a career-high 21 points in the 2022-23 season.

Kevin Knox's Brothers, Kobe And Karter
Kevin Knox’s Brothers, Kobe And Karter (Source: Instagram)

Kevin’s other brother, Karter, led the Tampa Catholic High in scoring and averaged 20 points per game in two seasons. He is the class of 2024 and plays as a small forward at the Overtime Elite.

Karter, 6 feet 5 inches, was a member of the 2022 USA basketball men’s U17 national team.

The former Knicks player’s sister, Ashley, who stands 6 feet tall, is a basketball guard at Tampa Catholic High School (class of 2026).

Who Are Kevin Knox’s Parents?

Knox’s parents are Kevin Knox (b. January 30, 1971) and Michelle Knox. His father is a former NFL wide receiver who played the 1994 season with the Arizona Cardinals.

He was the 6th round pick of the Cardinals in the 1994 NFL draft. Later, he spent time with NFL Europe’s Rhein Fire (1996) and CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1997) before retiring.

Kevin Sr. is an alumnus of the Florida State University, where he caught 102 passes for 1,431 yards and 11 touchdowns. With the Seminoles, he won the 1993 national championship.

Kevin Knox II's Parents, Kevin Sr. And Michelle
Kevin Knox II’s Parents, Kevin Sr. And Michelle (Source: Instagram)

The NBA star’s mother, Michelle, played volleyball at Florida State.

It was during the college years when his parents met. They began dating in 1990 and after five years of relationship, they married on December 30, 1995.

Michelle even shared an Instagram post on their 26th wedding anniversary.

Krishna Pandey
Krishna Pandey

Krishna Pandey

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