About Sacramento Kings Autographed Basketballs
Michael Bibby or more commonly known as Mike Bibby is the son of a former NBA player, Henry Bibby. He was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and at 6 feet two inches plays the point guard position.
He went to the Shadow Mountain High School in Phoenix, Arizona. In college he went to the University of Arizona and in his freshman year helped the school team, the Wildcats to the NCAA Championship title against the University of Kentucky. During his second year, Bibby made himself available for the 1998 NBA Draft where he was picked by the Vancouver Grizzlies.
During his first season with the Vancouver Grizzlies, he made a strong showing giving him the NBA All-Rookie. And even though he continued to improve his stats, the team remained to be down. In 2001, after the team moved to Memphis, Mike Bibby along with Brent Price
was traded in exchange of Jason Williams and Nick Anderson
to the Sacramento Kings.
According to sources, presently, Mike Bibby is the last player in the NBA who has the distinction of playing for the Vancouver Grizzlies.
During his stint with the Sacramento Kings in the 2001-2002 season, he helped lead the team to the Western Conference Finals. His sterling performance in the game five of the series gave him the distinction of playing well under pressure and as a result was given a 7-year contract amounting to a whooping $80.5 million.
The next season was not good for him as he was plagued by injuries. He did not play in all of the team’s games yet he managed to still get good stats. In the 2004 season he was to back to his old self and again helped the team reach the play-offs.
However, in 2008, he was traded to Atlanta Hawks for the team’s right to acquire the services of Shelden Williams, Anthony Johnson, Tyronn Lue and Lorenzen Wright