Chris King (basketball)

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Chris King
Personal information
Born (1969-07-24) July 24, 1969 (age 47)
Newton Grove, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Hobbton
(Newton Grove, North Carolina)
College Wake Forest (1988–1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career 1992–2008
Position Power forward / Small forward
Number 35, 17, 33
Career history
1992–1993 Unicaja Mayoral Málaga
1993–1994 Seattle SuperSonics
1994–1995 Aris
1995–1996 Vancouver Grizzlies
1996 Polti Cantù
1996–1997 Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
1997 Gordon's Gin Boars
1997–1998 Rockford Lightning
1998 Ortaköyspor
1998 Rockford Lightning
1998–1999 La Crosse Bobcats
1999 Utah Jazz
1998-1999 Barangay Ginebra Kings
1999 SLUC Nancy
1999–2000 Paris Basket Racing
2000–2001 Le Mans
2001 Piratas de Quebradillas
2001–2002 Le Mans
2002–2003 Hapoel Tel Aviv
2003 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2003–2004 Gary Steelheads
2005 Deportivo Español de Talca
2005 Atlético Biguá
2006–2007 CS Rapid Bucureşti
2008 Link Tochigi Brex
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Christopher Donnell "Chris" King (born July 24, 1969) is a retired American professional basketball player, most notably for the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Born in Newton Grove, North Carolina, King got his start at playing high school basketball for the Hobbton High School Wildcats. He then played collegiately at Wake Forest University before being selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2nd round (45th pick overall) of 1992 NBA Draft.

King played 15 games for the Sonics during the 1993-94 season, where he would make his only playoff appearance. He was also a member of the Vancouver Grizzlies' inaugural season (1995–96) for whom he played 80 of 82 games starting in 66 of them, averaging 7.9 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. He tipped in a Byron Scott miss at the buzzer in their home opener to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves in overtime. His final appearance in the league was during the 1999 lockout season where he played eight games for the Utah Jazz.

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