February 20th, 2015

20 Questions with Lucas Miller

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Conor Revell

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20 Questions with Lucas Miller
Lucas Miller does it all for St. X / file photo by Jacob Hayslip

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.

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On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Lucas Miller

Age: 18

Current school:. St. Xavier

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: Highland Hills Middle School

High school GPA: 3.30

Colleges considering or attending: Ave Maria University (Naples, FL), University of Indianapolis, University of Southern Indiana, and Hanover College.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Making the 2014 District All-Tournament Team as a junior.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? We usually eat Chik Fil A as a team before games, occasionally we will have Fazolis.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? With You - Chris Brown.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Paul George - wasn't the big name in his draft, went from a one dimensional to a multi-dimensional basketball player, becoming most improved player in the NBA then becoming an NBA All Star.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "It's not about you. We're a team." - Stomp the Yard

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I play basketball because it is my passion and I want to be the best I can be, but also because basketball expresses who I am as a person on and off the court. God gives me the opportunity to play the game I love to show my personality to the world through my game, so I play the game for Him.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Jerry (Tom and Jerry)

8. All-time favorite board game? Scrabble.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? I have a Droid but had an iPhone in the past. Like iPhone better. Snapchat.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Buffalo Wild Wings.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Don't watch reality TV.

12. What is your greatest fear? Being homeless.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? My humor.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Ice cream.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Evening.  Get to relax and not worry as much.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Red Mamba, my friends and I came up with it one day. It’s based of Kobe Bryant nickname "Black Mamba" but I have red hair therefore "Red Mamba."

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? I like to help out around my church community when I can whether it's packing clothes in boxes or putting the boxes in a semi truck so they can be delivered.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can sound like Donald Duck.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would travel back in time just to fix friendships that were messed up in the past.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask my grandmother who passed away a couple years ago what motivated her to do all the things she did to help others and change others' lives

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