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Bernard King


4-period NBA All-Star and 2-period All-NBA First Group selection who was simply known for his lengthy arms, quick release, and capability to score at will. Greatest appreciated for his period with the brand new York Knicks, his profession spanned from 1977 to 1991 with a short return in 1993. He was the 7th general NBA draft choose in 1977 after playing 3 years of university basketball on the College or university of Tennessee. He established a New Shirt Nets record in the 1977-1978 period for one of the most factors scored with a first year. His younger sibling Albert spent nine years in the NBA being a safeguard and forwards. He wedded Shana Taylor and he includes a girl called Amina. He was used one pick before center Jack port Sikma in the 1977 NBA Draft.

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Full Name Bernard King
Date Of Birth December 4, 1956
Died December 20, 2002, Gold Coast, Australia
Place Of Birth Brooklyn, NY
Height 2.01 m
Weight 93 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education Fort Hamilton High School, University of Tennessee
Nationality American
Spouse Shana Taylor
Children Amina Suzanne
Siblings Albert King
Awards All-NBA Team, NBA All-Rookie Team
Movies Fast Break
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1 Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013.
2 Attended Fort Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, NY.
3 Was the seventh pick in the 1977 NBA draft by the New York Nets.
4 Suffered career-threatening knee injury during 1984-1985 season and missed 103 games over the next two seasons.
5 Starred for the University of Tennessee in college.
6 Played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
7 Led the NBA in scoring with 32.9 points per game during the 1984-1985 season.
8 Finished third in the NBA in scoring during the 1990-1991 season (28.4 points per game) and was returned to the All-Star game as a starter after a seven year absence.



Miami Vice 1986 TV Series Matt Ferguson
Fast Break 1979 Hustler



30 for 30 2013 TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode



Mike & Mike 2014 TV Series Himself - Basketball Hall of Famer
Sons of the City: New York 2011 Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1983-1991 TV Series Himself
1991 NBA All-Star Game 1991 TV Special Himself
1985 NBA All-Star Game 1985 TV Special Himself
1984 NBA All-Star Game 1984 TV Special Himself
1982 NBA All-Star Game 1982 TV Special Himself

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