PLAYER PROFILE

DOLLY KING

STATISTICS & HISTORY

 

William “Dolly” King was a multi-sport star at Alexander Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, New York. He  attended Long Island University during the 19139-1940 school year  where he played football and basketball. He dropped out of school after one year and signed to play professional basketball with the New York Rens. King quickly established  himself as one of the best all-around frontline players of the decade. He was a strong rebounder, bruising defender and talented scorer. King was the leading scorer for the 1942-43 Washington Bears that won the World Pro Basketball Tournament. After an eleven-year pro career, King returned to Long Island University where he received his undergraduate and Masters degrees. King was the head basketball coach and Athletic  Director  at  the Manhattan Borough Community College from 1964 until his death in 1969.

 

DOLLY KING Height: 6:03 Weight: 215 College: LIU’42
William H. King Born:  Nov 15, 1916 Died: Jan 29, 1969 Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1936-37 Long Island (Frosh) College
1937-38 Long Island College
1938-39 Long Island College
1939-40 Long Island College
1939-40 New York Rens Indep
1940-41 New York Rens Indep
1940-41 Dolly King Five Indep
1940-41 Long Island Blcakbirds Indep
1940-41 New York Harlem Yankees Indep
1940-41 Dolly King Five Indep
1941-42 Long Island Grumman Flyers Indep 23 96 19 211 9.2
1941-42 Washington Bears Indep 14 57 34 148 10.6
1942-43 Washington Bears Indep 19 54 47 155 8.2
1942-43 Long Island Gruman Wildcats Indep
1943-44 Washington Bears Indep 29 80 41 201 6.9
1943-44 New York Rens Indep
1944-45 Washington Bears Indep 10 35 21 91 9.1
1944-45 Long Island Gruman Hellcats Indep
1944-45 Rochester Indep 3 12 8 32 10.7
1945-46 Washington Bears Indep 10 43 26 112 11.2
1945-46 New York Rens Indep
1945-46 Wilkes Barre PSL 7 34 34 102 14.6
1946-47 Rochester NBL 41 52 60 97 .619 164 4.0
1946-47 New York Rens INdep
1947-48 New York Rens Indep 0
1948-49 Dayton NBL 1 3 5 7 .714 11 11.0
1948-49 New Haven ECL 1 26 26.0
1948-49 Mohawk NYSL 24 368 15.3
1948-49 Scranton ABL 14 64 48 68 .706 176 12.6
1948-49 New York Rens Indep
1949-50 Scranton ABL 34 118 85 148 .574 33 321 9.4
1949-50 New York Rens Indep
1950-51 Scranton ABL 35 83 81 127 .638 33 247 7.1
1951-52 Saratoga-Glens Falls ABL 21 32 38 102 4.9
Major League Totals 42 55 65 175 4.2
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1940-41 New York Rens WBT 4 20 9 13 .692 49 12.3
1941-42 Long Island Flyers WBT 4 17 9 17 .529 43 10.8
1942-43 Washington Bears WBT 3 9 6 10 .600 24 8.0
1943-44 New York Rens WBT 4 13 6 11 .545 32 8.0
1944-45 Long Island Hellcats WBT 1 1 1 3 .333 3 3.0
1945-46 Wilkes- Barre PSL 4 12 4 28 7.0
1945-46 New York Rens WBT 2 4 2 3 .667 10 5.0
1946-47 Rochester NBL 11 30 31 43 .721 91 8.3
1947-48 New York Rens WBT 3 1 3 3 1.000 5 1.7
1948-49 Mohawk NYSL 3 29 9.7
1948-49 Scranton ABL 6 31 27 89 14.8
1949-50 Scranton ABL 8 7 7 21 2.6
1951-52 Saratoga ABL 4 4 5 13 3.3
Major League Totals 29 94 64 252 8.7
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