George King Biography

( 1994 - )
November 27, 2018
First published on:November 27, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of George King

Date of Birth: 1994, January 15
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name George McZavier King Jr.
Birth Place Fayetteville, North Carolina
Famous Name George King
Horoscope Capricorn
Father George Sr.
Mother Tresse
Net Worth $500,0000
Salary $77,250
Siblings sister Jecia Anderson
School Location San Antonio, Texas
University Team University of Colorado
Date 2013
Contract Phoenix Suns
No. of Twitter Followers 1885
Weight 100 kg
Position in Team shooting guard
Current team Phoenix Suns
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Profession basketball player
Started career as basketball player
Currently Working For Phoenix Suns
Awards Second team All-Pac-12 (2018), Pac-12 Most Improved Player (2016)
Current City Arizona
University attended University of Colorado
School attended Brennan High School
Graduated year 2013-2018
Tatto(s) No

George King is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, George McZavier King Jr currently plays for the Phoenix Suns as their shooting guard.

 

Playing as a shooting guard, Georg reportedly earns around $77,250 as his yearly salary from Phoenix Suns. Further, King Jr has an estimated net worth of over $100,000.

George King Early Life

George McZavier King Jr was born on January 15, 1994, in Fayetteville, North Carolina to parents George Sr. and Tresse. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Black ethnic group. George's parents were involved in the U.S. Military.

His father is an Army Veteran, while his mom, Tresse, is still active Air Force, promoted to the rank of chief master sergeant. His star sign is Capricorn. King spent his childhood along with his sister Jecia Anderson.

George McZavier King Jr attended Brennan High School in San Antonio, Texas where he played for his high school basketball team. After completing high school, George enrolled at the University of Colorado and played there. 

With his outstanding performance in University games, he was named the All-Pac-12 Most Improved Player averaging 13.6 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.

Also in his final season at the University, he averaged 12.9 points and 7.8 rebounds.

George King Professional Career

After the end of his college career, George was named All-Star Game at the Reese College, a showcase for senior professionals. He scored 21 points and won 9 rebounds in the game, earning Most Excellent Player Awards for the East Squad. King then moved to the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, another pre-draft camp, scoring an average of 18 points and 7.7 rebounds, earning all-tournament awards.

CAPTION: George in the basketball court SOURCE: denverpost.com

The Phoenix Suns selected George with the 59th selection of the NBA draft for 2018 on 21 June 2018,  Ten days later, he was announced to be one of the players in the NBA Summer League 2018 Suns team. King signed his rookie season with the Suns On July.

Unlike the other rookies of the team, King signed a two-way contract with them, splitting his time with the Phoenix Suns and their NBA G League affiliate, the Northern Arizona Suns. He recorded 22 points in 9 out of 14 shootings, four rebounds, four assists and a block in a 118-108 loss to the Santa Cruz Warriors during his debut in the NBA G League.

George King Personal Life

The Famous NBA star King is 6 feet 6 inch in height and weighs around 100kg. George is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual. King graduated from Colorado University with a degree in sociology.

CAPTION: George and his mother SOURCE: cubuffs.com

Other than being a famous NBA shooting guard, George McZavier King Jr is pretty famous in social media. He has 1885 followers on Twitter. Exact details about his girlfriend are not made public.  Since he has recently started his professional career.

George King's Net Worth

As of 2018, George King has an estimated net worth of over $500,0000. He reportedly signed a contract with Phoenix Sunsand has an average salary of $77,250 annually. King is playing basketball since his high school time, so he must have earned a good amount of money.

Comparing with George's salary some of the highest paid players of Phoenix Suns are Dragan Bender ($4,661,280), Devin Booker($3,314,365), Darrel Arthur($7,464,912), Jamal Crawford($2,393,887).


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