Kimberly Unseld Biography
Kimberly Unseld (Kim) is the daughter of Wes Unseld, the late American professional basketball player, coach, and executive.
She works as a teacher at her parent’s private school, Unseld School.
Kimberly Unseld Age
There is currently no information of the year Kimberly was born. Her age is therefore unknown.
Kimberly Unseld Parents
Kim is the daughter of Connie and Wes Unseld. Her mother, Connie is the principal and a teacher as well, at the family’s school. Her father on the other side, was an NBA Hall of Famer. He died on June 2, 2020, at the age of 74 years.
Kimberly Unseld Siblings
Unseld has a brother named Wes Unseld Jr. Her brother is a basketball assistant coach with the Denver Nuggets of the NBA.
Kimberly Unseld Father
Her father, Wes was an American professional basketball player, coach, and executive.
For his entire career in the NBA, he played with the Baltimore/Capital/Washington Bullets. Wes retired from playing in 1981 after which he as a vice president, head coach, and general manager with the Bullets.
In 1988, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Later in 2006, Wes was inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
Kimberly Unseld Sight
Unseld began losing her sight one day while reading to her class. A loss that turned out to be permanent.
“Without warning, a sheet of red came down over one eye and my life has changed ever since. It all happened so fast. It has been a tough hurdle, one that I didn’t expect to be part of my life’s equation,” Kimberly said during an interview with carrollmagazine.com.
Wes Unseld Death
Unseld died on June 2, 2020, at the age of 74 years. News of his death was announced by his family through a statement released by the Washington Wizards. The statement read;
“It is with profound sadness that we share that our adored husband, father and grandfather Wes Unseld passed away peacefully this morning surrounded by family following lengthy health battles, most recently with pneumonia. He was the rock of our family – an extremely devoted patriarch who reveled in being with his wife, children, friends and teammates. He was our hero and loved playing and working around the game of basketball for the cities of Baltimore and Washington D.C., cities he proudly wore on his chest for so many years.
“His legacy lives on in the family he treasured – his daughter Kim, son Wes, daughter-in-law, Evelyn, grandchildren Layla and Wes and the love of his life for 50 years, his wife Connie – and in the community through the Unselds’ School, where the entire family contributed to enriching the lives of Baltimore’s youth.
We would like to thank everyone who knew and loved him, personally and professionally, for their support during this loss. We will share information in the near future about how we will celebrate Wes’ incredible life.”