Chris King (basketball)

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Chris King
Personal information
Born (1969-07-24) July 24, 1969 (age 50)
Newton Grove, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolHobbton
(Newton Grove, North Carolina)
CollegeWake Forest (1988–1992)
NBA draft1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career1992–2008
PositionPower forward / Small forward
Number35, 17, 33
Career history
1992–1993Unicaja Mayoral Málaga
1993–1994Seattle SuperSonics
1994–1995Aris
1995–1996Vancouver Grizzlies
1996Polti Cantù
1996–1997Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
1997Gordon's Gin Boars
1997–1998Rockford Lightning
1998Ortaköyspor
1998Rockford Lightning
1998–1999La Crosse Bobcats
1999Utah Jazz
1998-1999Barangay Ginebra Kings
1999SLUC Nancy
1999–2000Paris Basket Racing
2000–2001Le Mans
2001Piratas de Quebradillas
2001–2002Le Mans
2002–2003Hapoel Tel Aviv
2003Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2003–2004Gary Steelheads
2005Deportivo Español de Talca
2005Atlético Biguá
2006–2007CS Rapid Bucureşti
2008Link Tochigi Brex
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Christopher Donnell 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 made 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.

King is currently[when?] living in Roanoke, Virginia working as a security guard for Center in the Square located in downtown Roanoke.

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