Billy King

Former General Manager, Brooklyn Nets

Billy King

As General Manager, Billy King oversaw all aspects of basketball operations for the Brooklyn Nets until January, 2016. He joined the Nets after spending ten years with the Philadelphia 76ers organization serving as the team’s President from 2003 to 2007. Sports Illustrated named Mr. King one of the “101 Most Influential Minorities in Sports,” a list that included “men and women that are reshaping the sports industry and opening doors through which others will follow.” Mr. King served as a General Manager of Team Africa for the NBA Africa game in 2015 in support of Basketball Without Borders. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

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