Gerard King

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Gerard King
Personal information
Born (1972-11-25) November 25, 1972 (age 46)
New Orleans, Louisiana
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High schoolMcDonogh (New Orleans, Louisiana)
CollegeNicholls State (1990–1995)
NBA draft1995 / Undrafted
Playing career1995–2001
PositionForward
Number54, 51
Career history
1995Miami Tropics
1995–1996Quad City Thunder
1996–1998Fontanafredda Siena
1999San Antonio Spurs
19992001Washington Wizards
Career highlights and awards

Gerard King (born (1972-11-25)November 25, 1972) is an American former professional basketball player. He was a member of the San Antonio Spurs and the Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

He played for the US national team in the 1998 FIBA World Championship, winning the bronze medal.[1]

King attended and played college basketball at Nicholls State University in Louisiana, and finished his career as the fourth leading scorer and sixth leading rebounder in school history,[2] he was inducted into the Louisiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.[2]

He was a member of the San Antonio Spurs' 1999 NBA championship team.[2] Then he played his two final NBA seasons (1999–2001) for the Washington Wizards. In 126 games, he averaged 4.5 points and 3.1 rebounds.

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