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Bernard King was ahead of his time

2013 Hall of Fame inductee a model of efficiency well before the metrics showed it

Originally Published: September 9, 2013
By Michael Huang | ESPN.com

There's a certain irony to Bernard King's induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

King made his impact on the NBA during the 1980s, but he enters basketball immortality during an era and climate that would have been better suited for his game.

The former New York Knicks and Washington Bullets forward built his career and game -- even prided himself -- off of being efficient. With today's NBA moving toward metric analysis and a heavy emphasis on player ...

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