Born February 14, 1957 Reggie King played in the NBA mainly as a Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1980-1985. Reginald Biddings King is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he was a 6'6" and 225 lb forward and played college basketball at the University of Alabama. He had a career in the National Basketball Association from 1979 to 1985. King's nickname in college was "the Mule."