|Kings draft Kansas SG Ben McLemore with 7th pick|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 27 June 2013 15:34|
Fans inside Sacramento's arena cheered when the Kings chose McLemore on Thursday night. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound guard gives Sacramento an elite shooter and one of the most gifted natural athletes in the draft.
The second-team All-American broke Danny Manning's freshman scoring record at Kansas. McLemore averaged nearly 16 points on a team that went 31-6 and won a share of its ninth straight Big 12 title.
It's the second straight year Sacramento used its first-round pick on a Kansas player. The Kings took Thomas Robinson fifth last June. Robinson struggled from the start and was traded to Houston in February.