Chet Holmgren’s Dad Looked Like A Movie Villain In The NBA Draft

Did Wolf “The Dentist” Stansson from “D2: The Mighty Ducks” make an appearance in the 2022 NBA Draft?

Twitter certainly thinks so after cameras pointed to Chet Holmgren’s family at the Barclays Center on Thursday night, as the former Gonzaga star was selected second overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder.

When Holmgren’s father David gained air time, social media started making jokes.

“Chet Holmgren’s dad looks like an early ’90s movie villain. Ponytail, blazer over black T-shirt” a user joked. Another wrote“Chet Holmgren’s dad looks like the kindergarten cop villain.”

Chet Holmgren shakes hands with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected second overall by the Thunder in the 2022 NBA Draft on June 23, 2022.
Chet Holmgren shakes hands with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected second overall by the Thunder in the 2022 NBA Draft on June 23, 2022.
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Chet Holmgren celebrates with his family after being selected second overall by the Thunder in the 2022 NBA Draft on June 23, 2022.
Chet Holmgren celebrates with his family after being selected second overall by the Thunder in the 2022 NBA Draft on June 23, 2022.
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Chet Holmgren's father drew comparisons on Twitter to that of a movie villain, including Carsten Norgaard's The Wolf "The dentist" Stansson in "D2: The Mighty Ducks."
Chet Holmgren’s father drew comparisons on Twitter to that of a movie villain, including Carsten Norgaard’s Wolf “The Dentist” Stansson in “D2: The Mighty Ducks.”
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Others trolled their decade-to-1980s comparisons, with a spectator writing“Chet Holmgren’s dad looks like an ’80s movie villain. Think Terry Silver from The Karate Kid.”

The Post had designed Holmgren for Oklahoma City despite talk of the 20-year-old’s physical makeup. When prepared, he told reporters he is “proud to represent” the Thunder’s fan base.

In his first year at Gonzaga, the 7-foot Holmgren averaged 14.1 points per game.

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