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Sacramento Kings (27-55)


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Kings select Duke's Marvin Bagley III with 2nd overall pick

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Marvin Bagley III was adamant that he was the best player going into the draft and was quick to share that opinion when asked. The former Duke star wasn't backing down after being taken by the Sacramento Kings with the second overall selection, either.

"That's just the type of player I am," Bagley said during a conference call with reporters. "I'm going to have confidence in my game. I still think I'm the best player in the draft and I stand by that. I put a lot of work into it and I'm glad that I'll be able to show it with Sacramento."

Bagley's positioning in the draft had been a topic of debate in the days leading up to the draft, whereas 7-foot-1 center Deandre Ayton of Arizona was almost unanimously viewed as the top overall pick.

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Leaders
Points: Buddy Hield13.5
Rebounds: Willie Cauley-Stein7.0
Assists: De'Aaron Fox4.4
FG%: Willie Cauley-Stein50.2%
Steals: Buddy Hield1.06
Blocks: Jakarr Sampson1.00
Defense (Rank)
Points: 105.8 (14)
Rebounds: 43.8 (22)
Assists: 23.6 (19)
FG%: 47.0% (25)
FT%: 76.5% (13)
3P%: 37.7% (29)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 98.8 (30)
Rebounds: 40.9 (28)
Assists: 21.6 (25)
FG%: 45.0% (24)
FT%: 73.5% (28)
3P%: 37.5% (3)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Golden State 58 24 .707 --
LA Clippers 42 40 .512 16.0
LA Lakers 35 47 .427 23.0
Sacramento 27 55 .329 31.0
Phoenix 21 61 .256 37.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/31/2018 Nigel Hayes Signed as Free Agent
2/11/2018 Joe Johnson Waived
2/8/2018 Iman Shumpert Traded Part of three-team trade
2/8/2018 Joe Johnson Traded Part of three-player trade
2/8/2018 Bruno Caboclo Traded For Malachi Richardson
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Injuries
Date Player Status
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