Alexander English

South Carolina Ambassador
Dec. 4, 2015

Name:  Alexander English
Hometown: Blythewood

E-mail Address:

Business Position:  Business Owner, European Wax Center

Civilian Education:
B.A., University of South Carolina   

Name of Spouse and Children: Vanessa, Jadeli, Alex Jr., Imani, William, James, Joseph, Kai, Malia

Army Reserve Ambassador Alexander (Alex) English is a retired American basketball player. He was most recently an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born in Columbia, South Carolina, he played college basketball at the University of South Carolina. English played 16 seasons in the NBA for four different teams. He averaged 21.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game during his NBA career and was named to eight NBA All-Star teams. His #2 jersey was retired by the Denver Nuggets and he was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997.
From June 2004 to July 2011, English was the director of player development and an assistant coach for the Toronto Raptors. He joined the Raptors after spending the previous two season as an assistant coach with the Philadelphia 76ers and Atlanta Hawks. On June 5, 2009, it was announced that English would stay with the Raptors as an assistant coach. On January 13, 2012, he was added to the Sacramento Kings coaching staff under head coach Keith Smart, a position he held until June 2013. On November 11, 2014 it was announced that Alex English was added as a color analyst on the SEC Network.