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James King
  James King

Sport (year):
Men's Basketball, 1959-1963


Class of 1984

Was an outstanding guard and a dynamic playmaker who was selected to the All-Missouri Valley Conference team twice. Received honorable mention All-America accolades in 1962-63 season, when he averaged 16.2 points. As a junior, he averaged 18.4 points. In his career, he scored 1,119 points for a 14.7 scoring average and grabbed 528 rebounds for a 6.9 average. Went on to play for Los Angeles, San Francisco, Cincinnati and Chicago of the NBA. Returned to Tulsa as head basketball coach in 1975.