Who is Michael Reese ex-Boston University basketball player and father of Angel Reese

Who is Michael Reese ex-Boston University basketball player and father of Angel Reese

Here is all you need to know about Michael Reese, the father of American basketball player Angel Reese

Angel Reese is a well-known basketball star. The Louisiana State University basketball player keeps growing. Notwithstanding the Tigers’ defeat in the March Madness Elite Eight, Angel had a fantastic season and took home the SEC Player of the Year title in 2024. 

She’s ready now to go ahead and become a pro basketball player which she will…in the coming future. Meanwhile, let us have a look at who her father is. 

Although not much is known about him, her father Michael Reese had a significant impact on the basketball community. That’s another thing that he is not as well known as his daughter, however, he has made her become what she is today. 

Who is Michael Reese ex-Boston University basketball player and father of Angel Reese and his career stats


Michael has obviously had an impact on Angel’s strategy because he is a well-known competitive person with an optimistic outlook. However, the 22-year-old doesn’t often talk about her father.  

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Angel is close to both her mother and her younger brother, and she often attributes her upbringing and basketball success to her mother. 

Her parents got separated very early when Angel and her brother were young. It is said that she was mainly raised by her mother whose name is also Angel and is a former basketball player as well. 

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She used to go and watch her mother play, she told Just Women’s Sports. “She used to play in a little league, and I used to always go watch her games on Sundays. That was something that was always inspiring to me.”

Who is Michael Reese? 

Michael Reese is the father of Angel Reese. The 6’8″ tall Washington D.C. was a forward in his college career. While he had a college career to remember, it all started at Boston University before he transferred to Loyola Maryland University. 

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Leading scorer at Loyola, he led the team to its inaugural NCAA tournament appearance in the 1993–1994 season. Michael continued his basketball career by playing professionally in Luxembourg, Cyprus, Austria, and Portugal after graduating. 

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