11 athletes who have a famous parents
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- From basketball to NASCAR, children are following in their parent's footsteps across many sports.
- Dwayne Wade's son, Zaire, and LeBron Jame's son, LeBron Jr., are set to play high school basketball together at Sierra Canyon High School.
- Steph and Seth Curry are the sons of Dell Curry, who is the Charlotte Hornets all-time leader in points (9,839) and three-pointers (929).
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According to the 2018 edition of State of Play, a report created by the Aspen Institute, 69.1% of children age six to 12 play a sport at least one day a year.
It's no surprise that the sons of LeBron James and Dwayne Wade are pursuing basketball in their father's footsteps, but not all athletes are the children of athletic parents.
Singer-songwriter Rod Stewart's son plays hockey, while rapper Big Boi's son plays football.
Below we take you through 11 athletes who have a famous parent.
LeBron James Jr.
Scotty Pippen Jr.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Stephen and Seth Curry