King Will Hold Group Media Availability Pregame And Receive Special On-Court Recognition
To honor former Warrior Bernard King’s recent induction to the Basketball Hall of Fame, the Golden State Warriors will host the four-time All-Star during Friday’s game against the Houston Rockets. The Warriors will also hold a special on-court recognition during the first quarter of Friday’s game for King, joined by his former Head Coach, Warriors legend Alvin Attles.
In two seasons with the Warriors (1980-82), King compiled averages of 22.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 160 games, earning Second Team All-NBA honors and an All-Star selection for his play during the 1981-82 campaign. Originally selected by the New Jersey Nets with the seventh overall pick in the 1977 NBA Draft, King enjoyed a 14-year career in the NBA with the Nets, Utah Jazz, Warriors, New York Knicks and Washington Bullets, averaging 22.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest over 874 career games. King was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, September 8, 2013.