Jim King (basketball)

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Jim King
Personal information
Born (1941-02-07) February 7, 1941 (age 78)
Branch, Arkansas
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolFort Smith (Fort Smith, Arkansas)
CollegeTulsa (1960–1963)
NBA draft1963 / Round: 2 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career1963–1973
PositionPoint guard
Number24, 21, 17
Coaching career1973–1980
Career history
As player:
19631966Los Angeles Lakers
19661969San Francisco Warriors
1969–1970Cincinnati Royals
19701973Chicago Bulls
As coach:
1973–1975Athletes in Action
1975–1980Tulsa
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points4,377 (7.2 ppg)
Rebounds1,500 (2.5 rpg)
Assists1,412 (2.3 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

James Staton "Country" King (born February 7, 1941) is an American retired professional basketball player and former college coach.

A 6'2" guard from the University of Tulsa, King was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 1963 NBA draft. King played ten NBA seasons (1963–1973) with four teams: the Lakers, the San Francisco Warriors, the Cincinnati Royals, and the Chicago Bulls, he represented the Warriors in the 1968 NBA All-Star Game, and he retired with 4,377 career points.

King later coached the Tulsa Golden Hurricane from 1975 to midway to through the 1979–1980, when he resigned after four and a half seasons; the Golden Hurricane retired King's number #24.

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1963–64 L.A. Lakers 60 12.7 .424 .653 1.9 1.8 3.9
1964–65 L.A. Lakers 77 21.7 .392 .781 2.8 2.3 6.3
1965–66 L.A. Lakers 76 19.7 .437 .817 2.7 2.9 7.5
1966–67 San Francisco 67 24.9 .418 .787 4.8 3.6 11.1
1967–68 San Francisco 54 32.3 .425 .810 4.5 4.2 16.6
1968–69 San Francisco 46 22.0 .348 .722 2.6 2.7 7.7
1969–70 San Francisco 3 35.0 .413 .786 5.3 3.3 16.3
1969–70 Cincinnati 31 9.2 .410 .815 1.5 1.4 2.9
1970–71 Chicago 55 11.7 .439 .810 1.2 1.4 4.8
1971–72 Chicago 73 13.9 .455 .788 1.1 1.4 5.7
1972–73 Chicago 65 12.1 .441 .846 1.2 1.2 4.2
Career 607 18.4 .418 .782 2.5 2.3 7.2
All-Star 1 7.0 .250 .667 1.0 2.0 4.0

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1964 L.A. Lakers 4 12.8 .400 1.000 1.0 1.5 3.0
1965 L.A. Lakers 11 16.7 .444 .882 3.3 2.2 6.5
1966 L.A. Lakers 13 22.1 .417 .706 2.5 2.4 6.3
1967 San Francisco 15 30.5 .472 .690 6.7 3.3 16.3
1968 San Francisco 9 12.6 .421 .632 2.1 2.2 4.9
1969 San Francisco 6 23.7 .372 .778 4.2 2.8 12.0
1971 Chicago 7 21.0 .422 .667 3.0 3.9 6.6
1972 Chicago 4 14.0 .458 1.000 1.5 1.3 6.5
1973 Chicago 4 3.5 .333 .500 .3 .5 1.3
Career 73 19.9 .436 .728 3.4 2.5 8.2

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