Return of the Roar Podcast: Is Keegan Murray The “Safe Pick”?

Jun 9, 2022, 1:29 PM | Updated: 1:29 pm

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - MARCH 10: Keegan Murray #15 of the Iowa Hawkeyes walks up court during the ...

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We are exactly two weeks away from the NBA Draft.

As we inch closer to June 23rd, the Sacramento Kings rumor mill has started to generate some buzz around Iowa forward Keegan Murray.

The Kings are in a place where they must strike gold with this fourth-overall pick. Is Murray, a power forward that can stretch the floor and defend at a high level, the safest pick for Monte McNair?

On the latest edition of the Return of the Roar podcast with Frankie Cartoscelli and Chris Watkins, the guys discussed the possibility of selecting Murray with the fourth pick, contemplate the idea of moving back in the draft, and much more.

  • Rumor central: is Murray-to-Sacramento gaining steam?
  • Is Murray the โ€œsafe pickโ€?
  • How would you feel if the Kings used the 4th pick on Murray?
  • Should the Kings try to trade back to 5th or 6th, to draft Murray and grab an asset during the process?
  • What is more likely for Harrison Barnes: an extension or trade?
  • 2011 NBA Re-Draft

You can read more about Keegan Murray, the NBA Draft and much more in KHTK’s latest Sacramento Kings mailbag:

The Return of the Roar podcast is a Sacramento Kings podcast hosted by Kings beat writer Frankie Cartoscelli and digital content producer Chris Watkins for Sports 1140 KHTK.

For more episodes of the Return of the Roar podcast, click here.


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