Jimmy Hal King was born on August 9,1973 and is an American former professional basketball player.
12 Facts About Jimmy King
Jimmy King is most famous for his time spent on the famed University of Michigan Wolverines Fab Five along with Ray Jackson, Juwan Howard, Chris Webber, and Jalen Rose, who reached the 1992 and 1993 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship games as freshmen and sophomores.
Jimmy King played all four years at Michigan and averaged 15 points per game as a senior in 1995.
Jimmy King was part of the University of Michigan Wolverines Fab Five, along with Ray Jackson and future NBA players Juwan Howard, Chris Webber and Jalen Rose, that reached the 1992 and 1993 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship games as freshmen and sophomores.
Jimmy King was a starter for teams that reached the tournament four times.
Jimmy King played a few seasons in Europe and with the Continental Basketball Association where he was the 1998 league MVP with the Quad City Thunder.
Jimmy King played for the US national team in the 1998 FIBA World Championship, winning the bronze medal.
Jimmy King played for the Asheville Altitude in the NBDL.
Currently, Jimmy King is the Vice President at TruChampions, a high school sports recruiting solution that helps parents take their student-athletes from 0 to 5+ offers by the end of their high school career.
Jimmy King was incarcerated at Michigan's Oakland County Jail along with Jalen Rose, who was serving time for a DUI arrest.
On January 27,2012, the case against Jimmy King was dismissed after he paid the $17,000 in full.
In 2016, Jimmy King began his coaching career as he became the head coach of the Ecorse Community High School men's basketball team in Ecorse, Michigan.