Report: Kings Aren’t Preferred Destination for Jaden Ivey

The Kings own pick out No. Four within the NBA draft, and with a consensus clear pinnacle 4 potentialities to be had, they need to come away with a robust participant.

However, there is no assure that the participant could be happy to go to Sacramento.

ESPN’s Jonathan Givony stated the Kings aren't the “desired destination” for Purdue factor shield Jaden Ivey, whom many consider is the pleasant factor protect inside the draft.

However, even supposing Ivey attempts to get Sacramento to pass him up by using withholding clinical statistics and declining workout invitations, the group might also nevertheless take him regardless on account that they have finished so with players inside the beyond

If Ivey does successfully get the Kings to go in any other path, Givony reports that new head educate Mike Brown is beginning to prefer Iowa forward Keegan Murray

but Sacramento may also look to change returned if some other team desires to leap up for Ivey.

The Magic, Thunder and Rockets very own every select inside the pinnacle 3, and both Givony and Sports Illustrated’s Jeremy Woo have those three taking Jabari Smith, Paolo Banchero and Chet Holmgren in whichever order

However, at the same time as Givony nonetheless has Ivey to Sacramento, Woo has the Kings taking Murray at No. 4, with the Pistons grabbing Ivey a select later.

The Kings haven’t made the playoffs when you consider that 2006—the longest playoff drought in the league—and their draft history isn’t the great both

After buying and selling Tyrese Haliburton and Marvin Bagley at some point of the season

Sacramento best employs two in their personal first-round alternatives, De’Aaron Fox and Davion Mitchell.