George King

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Birthday
16, 1928
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Oct 5, 2006 (78)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1928
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Oct 5, 2006 (78)

About

American professional basketball player and collegiate coach of West Virginia and Purdue. He won an NBA championship with the Syracuse Nationals in 1955.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of Charleston and led his team to four NCAA championship tournaments.

Trivia

He was twice named West Virginia's Amateur Athlete of the Year.

Family Life

He married Jeanne G. King and they had five children together.

Associated With

He and Johnny Green both played basketball for the Cincinnati Royals.