Alex English is a retired American professional basketball player. He was born on January 5, 1954, in Columbia, South Carolina. English played college basketball at the University of South Carolina and was selected 23rd overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1976 NBA draft.
English played for several teams throughout his career, including the Milwaukee Bucks, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, and the Indiana Pacers. He was a versatile forward who was known for his scoring ability, his playmaking, and his ability to score from anywhere on the court. He was also known for his durability, as he played in more than 1,000 consecutive games at one point in his career.
English was a key player for the Denver Nuggets for several seasons and was one of the most dominant scorers in the league during that time. He was an eight-time NBA All-Star and he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997.
After retiring from the NBA, English became a coach and worked with several teams, including the Sacramento Kings. He has also been involved in various business ventures and remains involved in the basketball community in various ways. He is widely regarded as one of the most talented and dominant scorers of his era, and his impact on the sport continues to be felt today.