Bernard King

by Prasiddha 12 Feb,2023
Bernard King
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 7 Inch
Weight in KG 93 kg
Personal Info
  • Father Thomas King
  • League Name NBA
  • Relationship Status married
  • Weekly wage
  • Points 19,655
  • First Name Bernard
  • Endorsment brands
  • Past Team New Jersey Nets, Washington Bullets, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors and New York Knicks.
  • Father Nationality American
  • Rebounds 5,060
  • Mother Thelma King
  • Wikipedia
  • Last Name King
  • Birth Name Bernard King
  • Net Worth $2 Million
  • Mother Nationality American
  • Currently Married Shana Taylor
  • Current Club Jersey Number 30 (New York Knicks), 22 (New Jersey Nets)
  • Siblings Albert King
  • Married to Shana Taylor
  • Birth Country United States
  • No. of Siblings 1
  • First Club Name New Jersey Nets.
  • Famous Name
  • Children Amina Suzanne
  • Contract
  • Wife profession
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • House Location Brooklyn, New York
  • House Price
  • Position in Team small forward
  • Wife nationality American
  • Date December 4
  • First Club Join Date 1977
  • Nationality American
  • Current team
  • Religion Christians
  • Contract ending date 1993
  • Profession American former Basketball Player
  • School Location Brooklyn, New York
  • Famous for Basketball player
  • Started career as Basketball Player
  • University Team Tennessee Men's Basketball Team
  • Currently Club
  • Show NBA TV and MSG Network
  • University attended University of Tennessee
  • School attended Fort Hamilton
  • Alumni

Bernard King is an American former professional basketball player who played for the New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks, and Washington Bullets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Bernard played under jersey numbers 30 and 22 in the NBA, and his jersey number 53 was retired by his college Tennessee Men's Basketball Team.

Bernard is the son of Thelma King and Thomas King. Bernard King was born on December 4, 1956, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. King grew up along with his five brothers; one of them, named Albert King, also played in the NBA. The former basketball player's family was catholic, which made it hard for Bernard to play basketball at will in his young days.

Bernard King Net Worth: How Rich Is Bernard?

The former NBA player had a 16-year-long career as a professional basketball player. Bernard King's net worth is estimated to be $2 million. King's total career earnings, according to the internet, is $6,625,000

Bernard Bernard King's net worth is $2 million.  SOURCE: Posting and Toasting

After retirement as a professional basketball player, he now works as a part-time broadcaster for NBA TV and the MSG Network and sometimes handles color commentary.

Bernard King Wife: Know More About His Wife

Bernard King is married to his beautiful wife, Shana Taylor. The couples haven't revealed anything apart from being married.

Bernard Bernard King and Shana Taylor have been married since 1997.  SOURCE: The SportsRush

The couples exchanged their wedding vowed on August 23,1997. Bernard King and Shana Taylor are blessed with a pretty daughter named Amina Suzanne.

Shana has made her appearance in the media as the wife of Bernard, but she hasn't given hints regarding her personal life.

Bernard King Knicks: Career Highlights

King set a new record for most points scored in a season with 1,909 at 24.2 points per game. He played in the NBA, where great players like Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Havlicek Joe Barry Carroll, Clifford Ray, and Oscar Robertson played. The former basketball player was drafted by the New Jersey Nets in the 1977 NBA draft. 

King played for the Utah Jazz for only a year and averaged 9.3 points per game in 19 games. Utha Jazz traded Bernard to the Golden State Warriors, where he played for two years and averaged 22.5 points.

The former basketball player was again traded to New York Knicks in exchange for Micheal Ray Richardson. King made history when he played for the New York Knicks and scored 50 points consecutively. When Bernard was at the peak of his career, his knee injury on March 23,1985 degraded his performance.

Bernard King Hall Of Fame: NBA Stats

Bernard King's overall NBA stats playing as a small forward for 16 years is 19,655 points, 5,060 rebounds, and 2,863 assists. The former basketball player's prime phase in his life was playing with The New York Knicks before his knee injury.

After New York Knicks, The 66-year-old joined Washington Bullets, where he scored 44 points in a win over the bulls, where Michale Jordan played. Bernard was unfortunate cause the injury in his knee occurred again.

Bernard Bernard King was traded to New York Knicks.  SOURCE: Basketball Network

After a year and a half break from basketball, The former basketball player again returned to New Jersey Nets, where he played the last season of his professional basketball career until the knee injury made him quit forever. 

Bernard King was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on September 8, 2013.

What Does Bernard King do? Where Is He Now?

The 66-year-old retired in 1993 after playing his final basketball matches with New Jersey Nets.

Bernard The 66-year-old now works as a part-timer an NBA TV broadcaster.  SOURCE: New York Post

Bernard King is now a part-timer on NBA TV  and the MSG Network broadcaster and sometimes fulfills the role of color commentator.

Bernard King Height And Age

The former NBA player stands at 6 feet 7 inches and weighed about 93 Kilos in his prime days. King had a tremendous athletic build and balance, due to which he could score more than fifty points consecutively during his time with New York Knicks.

Bernard King's age as of 2022 is 66, but during this year's December 4, he will turn 67. Even though King didn't win the NBA championship; he has set the example that players aren't defined by the titles they win but by how they play and execute with the respective team.

False Criminal Charges Were Levied On Bernard

The 66-year-old was arrested and suspended multiple times by the police for cocaine possession and attempted sexual assault. Bernard took six lie detector tests, passed each of them, and got free from criminal charges.    

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