VJ King - F (2016)

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VJ King (Photo credit: Buckeye Prep Report/All-Ohio Red)

Class

Position

Height

Weight

2016

SF

6'6"

170 lb

School

AAU

Akron (OH) St. Vincent-St. Mary's HS

All-Ohio Red

Rankings Rankings

Rivals: 5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit (#1 SF / #7 overall)
Scout: 5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit (#4 SF / #8 overall)
ESPN: 5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit 96 (#3 SF / #6 overall)
24/7: 5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit5-star recruit 98 (#2 SF / #10 overall)
Triple Double Prospects: #1 SG in Ohio

Previous Rankings: 5 stars (#4 SF/#8 overall) > NR SG by Rivals; NR SG by Scout; 5 stars/98 (#3 SF/#9 overall) by 24/7

Honors Honors

2013 Second Team All-State - Div. 2 (AP)

Statistics Statistics

2013-14: Sophomore (SVSM)
2012-13: Freshman (SVSM)
2011-12: 10.5 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 1.7 apg | 8th Grade (UFCA) - MaxPreps

Commitment Status Undecided on College Choice

King will attend LeBron James' alma mater in Akron due to a family move. The wiry VJ (Vincent Jr.) is freshman who played varsity back in Charlotte since the 7th grade under former NBA point guard Muggsy Bogues. King already holds an offer from Ohio State and now Wisconsin, plus he's had North Carolina in to see him as well.

Though he's one of seven 2016 prospects to make the cut for the U16 National Team, King is the oldest player on the roster.

Press Clippings Recent Press

2013
06.04: Under Heavy Expectations, V.J. King Earns Place On USA U16 National Team (USA Basketball)

2012
10.07: Big men stand out at USA basketball minicamp (Rivals)
08.19: St. V-M freshman VJ King accepts invite to USA Basketball Developmental mini-camp (Beacon Journal)
05.23: The new King of Akron - VJ King moves to town (OhioPreps.com)
02.16: Young hoop star will attend high school in Akron (Fox Sports Ohio)

Multimedia Audio / Video

Highlights: VJ King 6'6" Freshman Living Up to the Hype - YouTube (02.12.13)
Highlights: Scouting Videos - Vimeo (03.01.12)
Highlights: VJ King Basketball Highlights - MiddleSchoolHoops.com - YouTube (12.28.11)

More Info Additional Info

2013-14 Schedule | Akron Beacon Journal

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