Old School: Khalid El-Amin Returns to Minneapolis North HS as Assistant Coach

November 08, 2017 05:57 PM

It’s full circle for Minnesota high school basketball legend Khalid El-Amin, as he has accepted a position as an assistant coach at Minneapolis North high school.

***Click the video box above to hear from El-Amin and North head coach Larry McKenzie***

El-Amin, 38, was a star at Minneapolis North in the mid 90’s, helping the Polars win three straight state championships. He then went to star at UCONN, winning a national championship in 1999.

A 2000 second round NBA draft pick, El-Amin played briefly for the Chicago Bulls. He spent a majority of his pro career playing in Europe.

The current Polars are going for a three-peat themselves this season.

El-Amin, 38, was a star at Minneapolis North in the mid 90’s, helping the Polars win three straight state championships. He then went to star at UCONN, winning a national championship in 1999.

A 2000 second round NBA draft pick, El-Amin played briefly for the Chicago Bulls. He spent a majority of his pro career playing in Europe.

The current Polars are going for a three-peat themselves this season.

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