|Kings take G Nik Stauskas with 8th pick in draft|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 26 June 2014 14:25|
With many needs heading into Thursday's draft, the Kings opted for one of the top shooters available in Stauskas.
Stauskas is from Mississauga, Ontario, and followed top pick Andrew Wiggins as the second Canadian taken in the draft.
The 6-foot-6 Stauskas became one of the nation's most well-rounded offensive players, averaging 17.5 points last season on the way to winning Big Ten player of the year honors. Stauskas shot 44 percent from 3-point range in two years in college and improved his ball handling and defense in his second season.