View Full Version : Kings 2017 draft results: JUSTIN JACKSON AND HARRY GILES bio

06-24-2017, 09:21 PM
The Sacramento Kings tonight acquired the draft rights to guard-forward Justin Jackson and forward-center Harry Giles from the Portland Trailblazers in exchange for the draft rights to forward-center Zach Collins. Sacramento also selected Frank Mason Jr. with the 34th overall selection, according to General Manager Vlade Divac.

Sacramento selected Collins with the 10th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft before sending the Gonzaga freshman to Portland. In turn, Portland tabbed Jackson and Giles with the 15th and 20th overall selections respectively and traded their rights to the Kings.

A junior out of North Carolina, Jackson averaged 18.3 points, a career-high 4.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists as a consensus First Team All-American and ACC Player of the Year while helping lead UNC to the 2017 NCAA Championship. His 239 points scored in the tournament were the second-most in school history. In North Carolina