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2021 NBA Draft

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Monte McNair says he went best players available in draft, pleased they turned out to be defensive-minded

The Kings did not bring Davion Mitchell in for a pre-draft workout, but interviewed him at the Combine.
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Is Alperen Şengün gaining momentum in Sacramento?

The Turkish big man continues to be linked to the Sacramento Kings.
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Bryant West’s 2021 NBA Draft Big Board

The 2021 NBA Draft is finally here, and our resident armchair scout Bryant West is here to break down the first round.
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The Kings Herald Staff Mock Draft

It's armchair GM time!
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Reader Submission: SPTSJUNKIE’s 2021 NBA Draft Model and Guide

SPTSJUNKIE presents his 8th Annual NBA Draft Model and Guide, with results from his five models, statistical insights, and potential selections for the Kings.
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Chainmail: Talkin’ draft picks, trades, and free agency

Special guest Brenden Nunes joins the mailbag!
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Kings Pulse: 2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles €“ Moses Moody and Franz Wagner

We continued our draft profiles with the duo you've all been waiting for - Arkansas wing Moses Moody and Michigan forward Franz Wagner.
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2021 NBA Draft Profile: Moses Moody

Arkansas's Moses Moody is a lock to be a two-way difference maker, a true 3-and-D player who will be ready for an NBA role very quickly into his career - but one who also offers strong offensive upside beyond the €œsafe€ label he's been branded with.
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2021 NBA Lottery Teams Mock Draft

With one week until this draft, here is how we could see the lottery playing out.
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2021 NBA Draft Profile: Franz Wagner

Franz Wanger's 6'9" frame and versatility on both ends of the floor could enable him to be an elite role player.
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2021 NBA Draft Profile: Kai Jones

Kai Jones has undeniable moments of both basketball skill and insane athleticism that showcase a growing two-way game, but he has just as many lowlights as highlights. Would the Kings take a chance on the draft classes' biggest dice toss?
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Kings Pulse: 2021 NBA Draft Prospects to Consider at Pick 39 with Nate Miller

Our friend Nathaniel Miller joined the show to help us do a deep dive into prospects who might be interesting for Sacramento with their second round pick.
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Chainmail: It’s rumor season!!!

You ask, we answer!
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2021 NBA Draft Profile: Alperen Şengün

The 18-year-old Turkish league MVP is an upside swing big centered around his more traditional back-to-the-basket game.
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Kings Pulse: 2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles €“ JT Thor and BJ Boston

In the latest prospect profiles, we covered JT Thor and BJ Boston, two high upside swings that have an outside chance of lasting to the Sacramento Kings in the 2nd round.
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2021 NBA Draft Profile: Ziaire Williams

Ziaire Williams is the ultimate 2021 NBA Draft gamble, a player with some undeniable talents but terrible efficiencies at the college level. Would the Sacramento Kings be patient enough with his developmental trajectory?
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Kings Pulse: 2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles €“ Usman Garuba and Isaiah Jackson

Our next draft profiles cover two talented defensive oriented big men who could help shore up Sacramento's terrible defense. Do either of them make sense at pick #9?
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2021 Draft Profile: Josh Giddey

Josh Giddey is one of the few players outside of the assumed top-6 to have a truly elite skill.
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Kings Pulse: 2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles €“ Davion Mitchell and Corey Kispert

We continue our 2021 NBA Draft profiles with two seniors who carried their squads to the NCAA Title game - Baylor's Davion Mitchell and Gonzaga's Corey Kispert.
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Kings Pulse: 2021 Mock Draft with Lottery Order

The Sacramento Kings remained at pick nine in the 2021 NBA Lottery, and we dove right in to a mock draft to see what the board could look like for Monte McNair when the Kings are on the clock.
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Chainmail: Post-lottery Q&A

The mailbag is back!
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Kings Pulse: 2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles – Alperen Sengun and Kai Jones

We continue our draft profiles with two polarizing and talented bigs in Turkish star Alphren Sengun and Bahamian big Kai Jones. Given the massive question marks surrounding both Richaun Holmes and Marvin Bagley this offseason, do the Kings need to prioritize big men in the draft?
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Kings Pulse: 2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles – Keon Johnson and Jaden Springer

Freshmen guards Keon Johnson and Jaden Springer were Tennessee's top scorers this season - but do either make sense for Sacramento?
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Kings Pulse: Current thoughts on the 2021 NBA Draft Prospects

With the 2021 NBA Draft on the horizon, we kicked off the Kings Pulse and Kings Herald draft coverage.