Doe-eyed son of a burnout Luke Walton is making a run at becoming a multi-sport athlete: basketball and soap operas. Our man Luke has taped an appearance on The Young and the Restless last week. In the scene, he plays basketball with Y&R “star” Kristoff St. John and, as a nice change of pace, he didn’t have much trouble boxing out.
This got us thinking- The Young and the Restless isn’t a bad fit for Walton (though we would have looked at Sebastian Telfair, Delmon Young and that girl that won the spelling bee while smelling her hands). If the world of the speaking box was looking for more cameo appearances, what shows would other athletes be on? This is what we came up with.
Frostee Rucker- Passions
Daunte Culpepper- Seaquest
Jeff Weaver- Family Feud
Ha Seung Jin- America’s Next Top Model
Andre Kirilenko- Wife Swap
Jerome James-the whole Food Network
Harold Reynolds- Real Sex
Michael Strahan- The View (replacing Star Jones)
J.D. Drew- General Hospital
Shawn Kemp- All My Children