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Sacramento Kings to pick 13th in 2024 NBA Draft

May 12, 2024, 12:20 PM

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 23: NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces a pick by the Sacramento Kings...

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The ping pong balls have spoken.

Sunday’s NBA Draft Lottery has ended, and the Sacramento Kings will hold the 13th pick in June 2024’s NBA Draft.

Sacramento will use its first-round pick on Wednesday, June 26th during the first round of the draft, where they will have a chance to add to its current core of De’Aaron Fox, Domantas Sabonis, and Keegan Murray.

In Kings franchise history, they have selected two players with the 13th overall pick: forward Corliss Williamson in 1995 and center Georgios Papagiannis (via Phoenix) in 2016.

While Sacramento might not have a top-ten pick, impact players have been discovered at 13th in the NBA Draft in recent years:

The history of the 13th pick in the NBA Draft

When is the next Sacramento Kings off-season date of interest?

The NBA Draft is now a two-night event.

Wednesday, June 26th will act as the first night of the 2024 NBA Draft, where the Sacramento Kings will make their first-round selection (13th). The second round of the draft will be held on Thursday, June 27th, where the Kings will use its 45th overall pick.

Sacramento hasn’t had a first-round pick since 2022, when it selected Iowa product Keegan Murray with the fourth overall pick.

Stay locked into Sactown Sports for all of your Kings draft coverage, including player profiles, reports regarding pre-draft workouts, draft night coverage, and much more.

NBA Offseason Schedule

  • Wednesday, June 26-Thursday, June 27th – 2024 NBA Draft
  • Sunday, June 30th – Free Agent negotiating window opens (3 PM PST)
  • Saturday, July 6th – Free Agents can officially sign contracts
  • July 12-22nd – Las Vegas Summer League
  • July 27-August 11th – 2024 Olympic Games
  • Friday, September 27th – NBA training camps begin

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