Who is Wes Unseld’s Daughter? Kimberly Unseld Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Instagram, Net Worth

Kimberly Unseld Wiki – Biography

Kimberly Unseld is the daughter of Wes Unseld and Connie Unseld. Kimberly serves as a teacher at Unseld’s School in Baltimore, Maryland. Her mother, Connie Unseld, started the school in 1979.

Wes Unseld was an American professional basketball player, coach, and executive. He spent his entire National Basketball Association (NBA) career with the Baltimore/Capital/Washington Bullets. Unseld played college basketball for the Louisville Cardinals and was selected with the second overall pick by the Bullets in the 1968 NBA draft.

He was named the NBA Most Valuable Player during his rookie season and joined Wilt Chamberlain as the only two players in NBA history to accomplish the feat. Unseld won an NBA championship with the Bullets in 1978. After retiring from playing in 1981, he worked with the Bullets as a vice president, head coach, and general manager.

Unseld played at the University of Louisville where he established himself as a premier center in the college ranks. He was selected No. 2 overall in the 1968 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets.

In 1969, as a rookie, he helped lead the Bullets to a division title despite the fact that the franchise had been in last place during the prior year. He won the league’s Rookie of the Year award and MVP award that season, becoming just the second player to accomplish both feats in the same season (Wilt Chamberlain).

Unseld led the franchise to its only NBA title in 1978. The Bullets took down the Seattle SuperSonics and the center was named Finals MVP. Unseld was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1988. His No. 41 is one of just five jerseys retired by the Bullets/Wizards franchise.

Kimberly Unseld Age

Kimberly Unseld’s age is unknown. However, her father Wes Unseld was 74 years old. He was born on March 14, 1946, in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. He died on June 2, 2020.

Family

Kimberly Unseld was born to Wes Unseld and Connie Unseld. She has a brother, Wes Unseld Jr. She is the granddaughter of Charles Unseld and Cornelia Unsaid. She is the niece of George Unseld.

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Wes Unseld Cause of Death

He died on June 2, 2020, at the age of 74, The Hall-of-Fame center, who spent 13 seasons in the NBA, was 74 years old.

“On behalf of the Wizards organization and the entire MSE Family, I would like to extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the Unseld family, including his wife Connie, daughter Kimberly, son Wes Jr. and his two grandchildren as well as his large number of extended family and friends,” said Chairman & CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment Ted Leonsis (via the team’s website).

“We all admired Wes as the pillar of this franchise for so long, but it was his work off the court that will truly leave an impactful legacy and live on through the many people he touched and influenced throughout his life of basketball and beyond.”

Unseld spent 13 years with the franchise. The 6’7″ center helped lead the club to 12 postseason appearances and one NBA title, which is the Bullets/Wizards’ only championship.

“Those of us who were fortunate enough to spend time with Wes knew him as a generous and thoughtful man whose strong will was matched only by his passion and drive for uplifting others,” said Wizards General Manager Tommy Sheppard. “His physical prowess, undeniable talent, and on-court demeanor may have struck fear in opponents throughout the NBA but he will be remembered best as a mentor, leader, and friend.”

“Robert, Jim, and I are heartbroken,” said Irene Pollin. “Since 1968, Wes was the broad shoulders upon which our team was built, and his Hall of Fame career and the championship that he helped bring our city speaks for itself. But for us, the loss of Wes is more than that. He and the Unseld’s our families to us, and when you lose a family member – especially a beloved figure like Wes – the sorrow is unfathomable. We extend our prayers to Connie, Kim, Wes, Jr., and the entire Unseld family. We love you and we loved Wes with all of our hearts.”

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