Ben McLemore was selected by the Sacramento Kings with the seventh overall pick out of Kansas in the 2013 NBA Draft.
NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 15: Western Conference All-Star Ben McLemore #16 of the Sacramento Kings slam dunks over Shaquille O'Neal during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest 2014 as part of the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend at the Smoothie King Center on February 15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
The Sacramento Kings selected guard Ray McCallum from Detroit, with the 36th overall pick, in the second-round of the 2013 NBA Draft.
Kings rookie guard Ray McCallum appeared in 45 games, 10 as a starter, and averaged 6.2 points, 2.7 assists, 1.8 rebounds and averaged 19.9 minutes per game.
2012: Thomas Robinson (R) of the Kansas Jayhawks greets NBA Commissioner David Stern (L) after he was selected number five overall by the Sacramento Kings during the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft at Prudential Center on June 28, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.
Thomas Robinson appeared in 51 games as a rookie with the Kings, averaging 4.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game before being traded to Houston, before landing with Portland in 2013.
Orlando Johnson was selected by Sacramento in the second-round - 36th overall, but was shipped immediately to Indiana for cash considerations. In 2014, Johnson signed two 10-day contracts with the Kings after his release from Indiana.
Bismack Biyombo from the Congo greets NBA Commissioner David Stern after he was picked #7 overall by the Sacramento Kings in the first round during the 2011 NBA Draft. The Kings traded him to Charlotte in a three-team deal, to acquire Jimmer Fredette
Guard Jimmer Fredette of BYU was selected 10th overall by Milwaukee, but was traded to Sacramento on Draft Night by the Kings as part of a three-team trade.
UCLA's Tyler Honeycutt was selected in the second-round, 35th overall, and played in 24 games over two seasons with the Kings.
Washington Huskies guard Isaiah Thomas was the last player selected in the 2011 NBA Draft - 60th overall. Since then, he's played three seasons in Sacramento, and a starter in 153 of his 216 games played.
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 22: Isaiah Thomas #22 of the Sacramento Kings celebrates after scoring against the Washington Wizards during the second half at Verizon Center on February 22, 2012 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Kentucky center DeMarcus Cousins stands with NBA Commisioner David Stern after being drafted fifth by The Sacramento Kings at Madison Square Garden on June 24, 2010 in New York, New York.
DeMarcus Cousins concluded his best season in fourth years with the Kings, who signed him to a four-year, $62 million extension prior to the 2013 season. He has career averages of 17.9 points, 10.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
DeMarcus Cousins is one of the most talented and emotional players in franchise history.
Center Hassan Whiteside was drafted in the second-round, 33rd overall out of Marshall. He lasted two seasons in Sacramento and played in 19 games.
NBA Commissioner David Stern poses with the fourth overall draft pick by the Sacramento Kings, Memphis' Tyreke Evans during the 2009 NBA Draft at the Wamu Theatre at Madison Square Garden June 25, 2009 in New York City.
Tyreke Evans would be named the 09-10 NBA Rookie of the Year after finishing with averages of over 25 points, five assists and five assists per game.
SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 06: Tyreke Evans #13 of the Sacramento Kings dunks over Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat at ARCO Arena on December 6, 2009 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Omri Casspi became the first Israeli player to be selected in the first round of the NBA Draft, when he was taken 23rd overall by the Sacramento Kings in 2009.
Arizona State's Jeff Pendergraph was selected by the Kings in the second-round of the 2009 NBA Draft, 31st overall. Pendergraph's draft rights were immediately dealt to Portland for Sergio Rodriguez and Jon Brockman. Pendergraph changed his name to Jeff Ayres in 2013.
The Sacramento Kings selected Rider forward Jason Thompson 12th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft.
SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 27: Jason Thompson #34 of the Sacramento Kings reacts as he runs back down court after making a basket against the Miami Heat at Sleep Train Arena on December 27, 2013 in Sacramento, California. The Kings won in overtime. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
The Kings selected Virginia's Sean Singletary in the second-round, 42nd overall. He was involved in the August 2008 trade to Houston with Ron Artest and Patrick Ewing Jr. for Bobby Jackson, Donte Greene and a 2009 draft pick, which became Omri Casspi.
In the 2008 NBA Draft, the Kings chose Georgetown big-man Patrick Ewing Jr. in the second-round, 42nd overall. He was traded with Sean Singletary and Ron Artest to Houston that August. He later spent time with the Reno Bighorns of the D-League.
NBA Commissioner David Stern (L) shakes hands with Spencer Hawes of Washington after he was drafted tenth by the Sacramento Kings during the 2007 NBA Draft at the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden June 28, 2007 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Sacramento Kings head coach Reggie Theus talks to Spencer Hawes #31 during their preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Thomas & Mack Center October 12, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The Kings selected Francisco Garcia out of Louisville in the 2005 NBA Draft - 23rd overall.
Francisco Garcia was a solid veteran presence who played seven seasons with the Kings, before being dealt in a package to Houston for Patrick Patterson.
Quincy Douby, a guard from Rutgers, was selected with the 19th overall pick by the Sacramento Kings in the 2006 NBA Draft. He played three seasons with the Kings.
Kevin Martin of Western Carolina was drafted by the Sacramento Kings with the 26th pick in the 2004 NBA Draft.
Kevin Martin #23 of the Sacramento Kings goes up for a shot aganst the San Antonio Spurs in game four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2006 NBA Playoffs on April 30, 2006 at Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. The Kings won 102-84. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
The Kings selected guard Rick Minard from Morehead State with the 48th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft. Minard was waived in November of 2004 and he never appeared in an NBA game. He would find success playing throughout Europe.
Gonzaga point guard Dan Dickau was drafted by the Kings with the 28th overall selection in the 2002 NBA Draft, but was immediately traded on draft night to the Atlanta Hawks.
Corsley Edwards from Central Connecticut was taken by Sacramento as the 58th overall pick of the 2002 NBA Draft. Ne never played with the Kings but found success overseas after multiple stints in the D-League.
At the 2001 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings selected Alabama freshman Gerald Wallace 25th overall. Wallace rarely played on a very talented Kings team, and was left unprotected in the expansion draft in 2004, where he was picked by Charlotte. He would late be named an All-Star in 2010. (NOT PICTURED: Maurice Jeffers was selected 54th overall in the second-round)
17 Apr 2002: Kobe Bryant #8 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket defended by Gerald Wallace #3 of the Sacramento Kings during the first half at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. DIGITAL IMAGE NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice: Copyright 2002 NBAE. Mandatory credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images
Hidayet Turkoglu, better known as Hedo, was chosen 16th overall by the Kings in the 2000 NBA Draft. He lasted three seasons in Sacramento as a member of "The Bench Mob", before being traded to San Antonio as part of a package to land Brad Miller.
Jabari Smith, a center from LSU, was selected 45th overall by the Kings in the 2000 NBA Draft. He spent two seasons in Sacramento.
Florida point guard Jason Williams (right, pictured with coach Rick Adelman) was selected 7th overall by Sacramento in the 1998 NBA Draft.
Jason Williams, nicknamed "White Chocolate", pictured with Chris Webber, quickly became one of the flashiest players in the league and still one of the most popular in franchise history.
Sacramento Kings guard Jason Williams (55) celebrates following the team's first round Western Conference Playoff game victory over the Phoenix Suns at America West Arena in Phoenix, AZ. The Kings won, 89-82, to win the best-of-five series. Williams was traded for Mike Bibby in 2001.
Guard Ryan Robertson of the Kansas Jayhawks was selected 45th overall, in the second-round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. He played just one game with the Kings and scored five points.
SEATTLE - MAY 3: Jerome James #13 of the Seattle SuperSonics waves a garbage bag in celebration after beating the Sacramento Kings 122-118 in game five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2005 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2005 at Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Otto Greule/Getty Images)
Olivier Saint-Jean, selected 11th overall by the Sacramento Kings, shakes hands with NBA Commissioner David Stern during the NBA Draft at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Sacramento Kings 1997 first-round draft pick Olivier Saint-Jean of France, would eventually change his name to Tariq Abdul-Wahad, was traded in 1999 to Orlando for Nick Anderson. (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)
Anthony Johnson was the second-round pick of the Sacramento Kings in 1997 NBA Draft, 39th overall.
Predrag "Peja" Stojakovic was selected in the 1996 NBA Draft, 14th overall by Sacramento, but spent two years in Greece before joining the Kings in 1998.
Peja Stojakovic (with Vlade Divac on left) become one of the franchise's most successful players and played eight seasons in Sacramento with the Kings.
Jason Sasser of Texas Tech was picked in the second-round, 41st overall by the Kings of the 1996 NBA Draft. He
Arkansas star forward Corliss Williamson, nicknamed "The Big Nasty", was the selection of the Sacramento Kings in the 1995 NBA Draft, selected 13th overall.
Corliss Williamson played in Sacramento from '92-2000, won the NBA's Most Improved Player Award following the 97-98 season. He was traded to Toronto for Doug Christie and went on to win an NBA Title in 2004 with Detroit. He returned to the Kings, coming over from Philadelphia in the Chris Webber trade. Retired as a King in 2007 and now serves on Michael Malone's coaching staff as a Kings assistant coach.
Dejan Bodiroga of Serbia was selected 51st overall by Sacramento in the second-round of the 1995 NBA Draft. Bodiroga never played for the Kings, he declined to play in the NBA and remained a star in Europe.
Tyus Edney was a Kings guard from 1995-1997 after being drafted out of UCLA in the 95 NBA Draft, where Sacramento selected him 47th overall in the second-round.
Sacramento chose Brian Grant from Xavier with the eighth overall pick in the 1994 NBA Draft
Brian Grant helped push the Kings into the playoffs against Seattle in 1995 and then signed a five-year, $29 million deal with Portland.
Michael "The Animal" Smith was selected by the Kings in the second round, 35th overall from Providence and became an instant fan-favorite in Sacramento.
Lawrence Funderburke was drafted 51st overall in the second round of the 1994 Draft, but played overseas for three years before joining the Kings.
Duke star point guard Bobby Hurley was taken by Sacramento with the seventh pick of the 1993 NBA Draft. Hurley's career would be cut short after a horrific car accident.
Michigan State's Mike Peplowski was chosen in 1993 by Sacramento in the second round with the 52nd overall selection. NOT PICTURED: Evers Burns (31st overall) and Alex Halcombe (44th overall).
In the 1992 NBA Draft, the 1992-1996 Kings only pick was Walt "The Wizard" Williams of Maryland, who played 1 NBA seasons, and was in Sacramento
Billy Owens from Syracuse was the Kings' pick with the third selection in the 1991 NBA Draft. He was traded in November to Golden State for Mitch Richmond. He wound up playing for the Kings from 1996-98.
Pete Chilcutt was the 27th pick of the 1991 NBA Draft, selected by Sacramento from North Carolina.
New Mexico State's Randy Brown was the 31st player selected in the 1991 NBA Draft. He played four seasons in Sacramento and eventually returned as an assistant coach. (NOT PICTURED: Steve Hood - selected 42nd from James Madison)
In 1990, Lionel Simmons was selected by the Kings with the seventh pick. "L-Train" spent seven seasons with the Kings and is of the franchise's top players.
Travis Mays from Texas was the second of four Kings picks in the first round of the 1990 NBA Draft. Mays was selected with the 14th overall pick by Sacramento.
Duane Causwell was selected 18th overall in the 1990
Anthony Bonner was picked by the Kings with their fourth first round pick in the 1990 NBA Draft. Bonner was the 23rd overall selection.
Bimbo Coles was picked 40th overall by the Kings in the 1990 NBA Draft. Coles never played with Sacramento and was immediately traded to Miami for Rory Sparrow.
Louisville's Pervis Ellison was the number one overall pick selected by Sacramento in the 1989 NBA Draft. Ellison was traded a year later to Washington after just 34 games in Sacramento.
Ricky Berry from San Jose State was chosen by Sacramento with the 18th overall pick in the 1988 NBA Draft. Berry played one season with the Kings and the future seemed bright. But Berry took his own life that offseason at his home in Fair Oaks just weeks before his 25th birthday.
In the 1988 NBA Draft, Vinny del Negro was selected with the 29th overall pick by Sacramento out of North Carolina State.
Kenny Smith played in Sacramento from 1987-1990 and went on to become a two-time NBA Champion with Houston.
In 1987, The Kings selected North Carolina's Kenny Smith with the sixth selection of the NBA Draft.
Retired US basketball player Joe Arlauckas (L), was selected by the Kings in the fourth round, 74th overall, in the 1987 NBA Draft. He appeared in just nine games in the 87-88 season. NOT PICTURED: SVEN MYER 51ST, VERNON CARR 97TH, DARRYL THOMAS 120ND, SCOTT ADUBATO 143RD)
Villanova's Harold Pressley went 17th to Sacramento in the 1986 NBA Draft. Harold won an NCAA Championship in 1985 when Villanova upset Georgetown.
Harold Pressley played four seasons in Sacramento, averaging nine points and 4.5 rebounds, before a successful career in Europe. NOT PICTURED: JOHNNY ROGERS 34TH, BRUCE DOUGLAS 57TH, ALVIN FRANKLIN 80TH, BOB BEECHER 91ST, KEITH MORRISON 103RD, JOHN FLOWERS 126TH, RON RANKIN 149TH.
Joe Kleine from Arkansas was Sacramento's pick, selected sixth overall in the 1985 NBA Draft.
Joe Kleine lasted three and-a-half seasons with the Kings. He was traded in 1989, along with Ed Pinckney, to Boston for Dany Ainge and Brad Lohaus.
Michael Adams, out of Boston College, was the 66th overall pick of the 1985 NBA Draft. Adams played 18 games with Sacramento before being released. NOT PICTURED: CHARLES BRADLEY 51ST, WILLIE SIMMONS 76TH, BOB LOJEWSKI 98TH, CHARLES VALENTINE 120ND, ALTON LEE GIPSON 145TH