James King (basketball, born 1943)

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James King
Personal information
Born February 9, 1943 (1943-02-09) (age 74)
Akron, Ohio
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)

James H. "Jim" King (born February 9, 1943) is a retired American basketball player who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1] He was born in Akron, Ohio.[citation needed]

A 6-foot-7-inch (2.01 m) 200-pound (91 kg) forward, he was part of the American basketball team which won the gold medal. He played in all eight games.[2]


  1. ^ "Jim King". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on May 24, 2015. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ Games of the XIXth Olympiad -- 1968 Archived 2010-01-03 at the Wayback Machine.

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