Stacey King

For the actress, see Stacy King.
Stacey King
Personal information
Born (1967-01-29) January 29, 1967
Lawton, Oklahoma
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Lawton (Lawton, Oklahoma)
College Oklahoma (1985–1989)
NBA draft 1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Playing career 1989–1999
Position Center
Number 34, 21, 41, 33
Career history
As player:
19891994 Chicago Bulls
19941995 Minnesota Timberwolves
1995 Arese Basket
1995–1996 Miami Heat
1996–1997 Grand Rapids Hoops
1997 Sioux Falls Skyforce
1997 Boston Celtics
1997 Dallas Mavericks
1997–1998 Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi
1998 Sioux Falls Skyforce
1998–1999 Atenas de Córdoba
As coach:
2001–2002 Rockford Lightning
2002–2003 Sioux Falls Skyforce
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 2,819 (6.4 ppg)
Rebounds 1,460 (3.3 rpg)
Blocks 210 (0.5 bpg)
Stats at

Ronald Stacey King (born January 29, 1967) is an American former NBA center who won three consecutive championships with the Chicago Bulls from 1991 to 1993.

NBA career

After a stand-out career at the University of Oklahoma, King was selected by the Bulls in the 1989 NBA draft with the sixth pick. He was one of three first round picks by the Bulls in that draft (the other two were B. J. Armstrong and Jeff Sanders).[1] He played four and a half seasons in Chicago before being traded during the 1993–94 campaign to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for 7'2" Australian-born center Luc Longley.[2] He was last active during the 1996–97 season while playing a handful of games for both the Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics.[3]

Post NBA career


King was named the head coach of the CBA's Rockford Lightning in 2001. The team reached the CBA championship game in 2002 with King as coach.[4]

TV commentary

King began his career with CSN Chicago as a studio analyst for pre and post game shows for the Chicago Bulls. He filled in as a third commentator during the 2006 playoffs joining Johnny "Red" Kerr, and Tom Dore. He was permanently added during the 2007 season.

In 2008, Tom Dore was replaced by Neil Funk and Kerr's duties were significantly reduced, leading King to become the lead color commentator for the Bulls alongside Neil Funk. King is currently working as a color commentator for Chicago Bulls television broadcasts on Comcast SportsNet Chicago and WGN-TV.[5][6]

King's popularity as an announcer has grown thanks to his great enthusiasm as well as his signature catch-phrases and nicknames.[7] They include:

Off the court

Due to the popularity of his catchphrases, King started a clothing line called 21King. The label mainly consists of T-shirts. He is also an avid tweeter.


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