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  Raymond King
Raymond King

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, CA

High School:
El Cerrito HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2V

Raymond "Circus" King is an extremely quick point guard who excels at creating opportunities on the break ... an experienced player who has more than 40 career starts under his belt ... one of only two scholarship seniors on the team ... a flamboyant performer who can excite a crowd with his combination of passing and speed ... came to Cal before the 1996-97 season from San Diego State, but had to sit out a year under NCAA transfer rules ... attended nearby El Cerrito HS.

As a Junior in 1998-99: King saw action in 29 games with two starts (both Washington games) ... had a nearly 2-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio with 47 assists and just 24 turnovers ... did not play much early in the season, but became a bigger contributor the latter half of the year ... one of his best games came at Arizona when he finished with nine points, four assists (no turnovers) and two steals ... scored a season-high 10 points with four rebounds, three assists and two steals at home against USC Feb. 11 ... in Pac-10 action, shot 47.7 percent from the floor (21-44) ... had a team-high five assists and played some of the best defense of his career in Cal's NIT championship victory over Clemson.

As a Sophomore in 1997-98: King led Cal with 89 assists on the year (3.3 apg) while also averaging 6.6 ppg ... missed most of the preseason practices with a disk injury in his lower back and saw only limited action in the first two games ... gained his first start at San Francisco and had seven points and five assists while playing all 40 minutes ... did not score in his next outing at Houston, but still had five assists and a career-best five steals ... best game of the year may have come against Portland State Dec. 18 when he tallied a career-high 21 points (7-13 FG, 7-10 FT), three assists, three steals and only one turnover ... over the final six games of the year, shot 18-for-31 from the floor (58.1 percent) ... also made 17 of his last 21 free throw shots (81.0 percent) ... reached double figures in scoring three times in Pac-10 play: at Washington State (10 points), versus Stanford (11 points, 4-4 FG, 3-4 FT) and at Arizona State (14 points, 6-7 FG, 2-3 3P) ... had at least five assists seven times with a high of six (one turnover) against Virginia Commonwealth ... tied for team honors with seven rebounds against New Hampshire ... ranked second on the team with 36 steals, including 15 in his first five games.

As a Freshman in 1995-96: King started 28 of 29 games during his freshman year at San Diego State, averaging 7.7 points and 5.2 assists ... team finished the season at 15-14 ... led the Aztecs in scoring three times, with a season-best of 18 points in a victory over Air Force Feb. 10 ... also had 17 points versus BYU and 13 points versus Cal Poly Pomona ... paced the squad in assists on 17 occasions, with a high of 11 versus Colorado State on Jan. 2 ... also led the Aztecs with 63 steals, an average of 2.2 per game.

High School: King starred at El Cerrito HS, where he led the team to the semifinals of the NorCal championship ... earned all-league honors all four years ... named honorable mention All-America by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook and McDonald's ... selected team MVP twice and All-NorCal three times ... totaled 1,387 points and 660 assists during his career ... averaged 14 ppg, 11 apg and 5 spg as a senior and 18 ppg, 8 apg and 5 spg during his junior season ... graduated with a 3.5 GPA, was an honor roll student all four years and was class salutatorian.

Personal: Raymond Gerald King Jr. ... born Aug. 4, 1977 in San Francisco ... parents are Roscoe and Anita Daniels ... nickname is "Circus" and has a younger brother, Jeremiah, nicknamed "Carnival" ... received the Cal basketball team's Most Outstanding Student-Athlete Award after the '96-97 season ... American studies major.

King's Cal Career Highs

PTS 21 vs. Portland State Dec. 18, 1997
FGM 7 vs. Portland State Dec. 18, 1997
FGA 13 vs. Portland State Dec. 18, 1997
3PM 2 vs. USC Feb. 11, 1999
? 2 at Arizona State Feb. 28, 1998
3PA 5 at San Francisco Dec. 2, 1997
FTM 7 vs. Portland State Dec. 18, 1997
FTA 10 vs. Portland State Dec. 18, 1997
REB 7 vs. New Hampshire Dec. 28, 1997
AST 6 vs. Virginia Commonwealth Dec. 29, 1997
BLK 0 ? ?
STL 5 at Houston Dec. 9, 1997
MIN 40 at San Francisco Dec. 2, 1997

King's Career Statistics

Year G-Gs Min Fg-Fga Pct 3p-3pa Pct Ft-Fta Pct Reb Avg Pf-D Ast To Blk St Tp Avg
1996* 29-28 1015 83-200 .415 11-43 .256 47-71 .662 83 2.9 75-2 150 87 0 63 224 7.7
1998# 27-12 755 61-136 .449 7-34 .206 46-69 .667 75 2.8 44-0 89 65 0 36 175 6.5
1999# 29-2 365 26-60 .433 4-15 .267 18-33 .545 32 1.1 34-1 47 24 0 16 74 2.6
Totals 85-42 2135 170-396 .429 22-92 .239 111-173 .642 190 2.2 153-3 286 176 0 115 473 5.6

#at California
*at San Diego State

1997-98 Game-by-Game Statistics

Opponent Min Fg-Fga 3p-3pa Ft-Fta Reb Pf Ast To Blk Stl Pts
at North Carolina 27 1-6 0-1 2-4 3 0 4 4 0 3 4
St. Mary's 31 4-7 0-1 0-2 4 0 4 2 0 3 8
at San Francisco 40 3-7 1-5 0-0 5 2 5 5 0 1 7
at Houston 37 0-3 0-1 0-0 3 0 5 4 0 5 0
Portland State 36 7-13 0-4 7-10 6 1 3 1 0 3 21
Brigham Young 31 1-7 1-3 0-0 1 2 5 5 0 1 3
New Hampshire 28 3-5 1-2 2-6 7 3 3 1 0 1 9
VCU 21 0-2 0-2 1-2 2 0 6 1 0 0 1
at Oregon 28 2-3 1-2 0-0 2 2 4 2 0 0 5
at Oregon State 28 1-2 0-0 5-6 5 0 4 6 0 0 7
at Stanford 18 1-4 0-1 2-3 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
UCLA 15 3-7 0-1 0-0 1 2 2 3 0 0 6
USC 17 1-5 0-1 1-2 2 1 5 0 0 1 3
at Washington 33 3-6 0-2 3-4 2 3 1 0 0 1 9
at Washington State 25 2-2 0-0 6-7 3 2 2 4 0 0 10
Arizona State 28 3-8 0-0 0-1 3 2 2 2 0 3 6
Arizona 24 1-4 0-1 0-0 2 2 3 4 0 0 2
Stanford 17 4-4 0-0 3-4 1 1 2 1 0 1 11
at Rhode Island 15 0-1 0-0 2-2 2 4 0 2 0 0 2
at USC 28 2-6 0-1 2-2 4 1 4 1 0 4 6
at UCLA 33 1-3 0-1 2-2 2 2 5 1 0 0 4
Washington State 27 3-5 0-0 3-5 3 3 3 3 0 1 9
Washington 26 2-3 0-0 0-0 1 2 2 1 0 1 4
at Arizona 33 3-7 1-1 0-1 6 1 4 1 0 1 7
at Arizona State 40 6-7 2-3 0-0 1 2 4 3 0 1 14
Oregon State 35 2-5 0-1 0-0 3 2 2 5 0 2 4
Oregon 34 2-4 0-0 5-6 1 2 5 3 0 3 9

1998-99 Game-by-Game Statistics

Opponent Min Fg-Fga 3p-3pa Ft-Fta Reb Pf Ast To Blk Stl Pts
at Hawaii 9 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Eastern Washington 16 0-2 0-0 2-2 1 2 2 0 0 0 2
at DePaul 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Houston 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island ---------- DNP ----------
Coppin State 14 1-3 0-1 1-2 1 3 0 2 0 0 3
at BYU 23 1-2 0-1 2-4 4 2 2 1 0 1 4
Eastern Kentucky 17 1-2 0-0 0-2 1 2 3 3 0 1 2
SW Louisiana 10 1-2 0-0 1-2 3 0 2 1 0 0 3
North Carolina 1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oregon 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0
Oregon State 7 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
at UCLA 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
at USC 2 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Washington 13 2-2 1-1 0-0 0 0 2 1 0 0 5
Washington State 19 1-1 0-0 2-2 0 0 3 1 0 2 4
at Arizona State 7 0-1 0-1 0-0 1 2 0 2 0 2 0
at Arizona 22 3-5 1-2 2-2 2 1 4 0 0 2 9
Stanford 19 1-4 0-1 1-2 1 2 2 0 0 1 3
USC 21 3-4 2-2 2-4 4 1 3 2 0 2 10
UCLA 17 1-3 0-0 2-5 3 3 3 1 0 2 4
at Washington State 25 4-6 0-2 0-1 1 1 2 0 0 0 8
at Washington 27 1-5 0-0 0-0 3 5 4 1 0 1 2
Arizona 14 2-3 0-1 2-2 3 1 3 0 0 1 6
Arizona State 15 1-2 0-0 1-1 2 0 3 2 0 0 3
at Oregon State 4 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0
at Oregon 18 1-3 0-0 0-2 0 2 1 1 0 0 2
Fresno State 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
at DePaul ---------- DNP ----------
Colorado State ---------- DNP ----------
Oregon 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clemson 21 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 5 2 0 0 2

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