Bernard King

Basketball Player
Born Dec 4, 1956

Bernard King is a retired American professional basketball player at the small forward position in the NBA. He played 14 seasons with the New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks and the Washington Bullets.

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1956 Birth Born on December 4, 1956.


1977 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Bernard King attended college at the University of Tennessee and was selected 7th overall in the 1977 NBA draft by the New York Nets, who months later relocated from Uniondale, New York to New Jersey and became known as the New Jersey Nets. … Read More
1983 26 Years Old He would later surpass this record with his 2,027 point season in 1983–84, earning the first of his back-to-back All-NBA First Team selections.
1984 27 Years Old 1 More Event
On a Texas road trip on January 31 and February 1, 1984, King made history by becoming the first player since 1964 to score at least 50 points in consecutive games. … Read More


1987 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Rehabilitating completely out of the media spotlight, King drove himself back into competitive shape. Despite averaging 22.7 points per game during his first six games back, he had not recovered his pre-injury explosiveness and was released by the Knicks at the end of the 1987 season.
1988 31 Years Old Having played 81 games in 1988–89 and all 82 in 1989–90 he had proved the naysayers wrong both on his skills and durability, then walked away on-top as the 1990–91 NBA's #3 scorer and an All-Star for a final time. … Read More


2006 49 Years Old During the 2006 NBA All-Star Game, a panel of basketball analysts for the TNT network selected Bernard King as one of nominees of the "Next 10", a list of 10 unofficial additions to the NBA's 50 greatest players list in honor of the NBA's 60th anniversary.


2013 56 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on September 8, 2013. … Read More
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