Bernard King

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Bernard King
Bernard King UT.jpg
King at Tennessee
Personal information
Born (1956-12-04) December 4, 1956 (age 66)
Brooklyn, New York
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolFort Hamilton (Brooklyn, New York)
CollegeTennessee (1974–1977)
NBA draft1977 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall
Selected by the New York Nets
Playing career1977–1993
PositionSmall forward
Number22, 30, 55
Career history
1977–1978New Jersey Nets
1979Utah Jazz
1980–1981Golden State Warriors
1982–1986New York Knicks
1987–1990Washington Bullets
1992New Jersey Nets
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points19,655 (22.5 ppg)
Rebounds5,060 (5.8 rpg)
Assists2,863 (3.3 apg)
Stats at
Basketball Hall of Fame as player

Bernard King (born December 4, 1956) is an American retired basketball player. He played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

King was picked in the 1st round of the 1977 NBA Draft.[1] He played with the New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks and the Washington Bullets.

He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on September 8, 2013.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "1977 NBA Draft, First Round". Retrieved 22 May 2013.
  2. Lawrence, Mitch (8 September 2013). "Basketball Hall of Fame doors finally open for Knicks legend Bernard King". New York Daily News. Retrieved 14 October 2016.