Kingma started his basketball playing as a junior in Manly, NSW. Kingma played for seven seasons in Australia's National Basketball League, including six seasons with the Sydney Kings. He was a member of the Kings' 2003 NBL championship team, averaging 2.8 points and 1.8 rebounds that year.
For the 2003/04 season Kingma joined the Hunter Pirates, before leaving Australia. He briefly played in Belgium and in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. In 2006 he moved to Sweden to play for Sundsvall Dragons. In 2007 and 2008 he played for Borås Basket, returning to Sundsvall for the 2009/10 season.
Kingma has played in the Queensland Australian Basketball League (QABL) for the Rockhampton Rockets. There, he won the QLD State Championship.
Most recently, for the 2010/11 season, Kingma has played in the British Basketball League team, the Glasgow Rocks.
Kingma is now happily settling in Mackay, Queensland.
- Michael Kingma on Wikipedia
- Wild ride from NBL rookie to famous wookie [sic] in The Sydney Morning Herald