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Bernard King

Bernard King was one of the unstoppable scorers during the NBA’s revitalization in the 1980s. Despite knee injuries that nearly threatened to derail his career on more than one occasion, King still managed to produce on the offensive end for a number of teams including his hometown Knicks where he was a two-time All-Star and helped the Knicks to back-to-back playoff appearances. He led the League in scoring in 1984-85and averaged better than 22 points for his career. In all, King was a four-time NBA All-Star, a two-time All-NBA First Team performer, and scored more than 19,000 points for his career.

Enshrined

2013

Born

December 04, 1956 Brooklyn, NY

College

Tennessee

Professional Career

Golden State Warriors New Jersey Nets New York Knicks Utah Jazz Washington Bullets

Career Stats

4x NBA ALLSTAR
2x ALL-NBA FIRST TEAM
1985 NBA SCORING CHAMPION
1978 NBA Rookie Team
1980-1981 NBA Comeback Player of the Year
3x SEC PLAYER OF THE YEAR