Justin Jackson





6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m


210 lbs

/ 95.3kg


1521800047 SAC CLE RECAP

Collin Sexton puts up 25 points and dishes out seven assists to lead the Cavaliers over the Kings, 96-84.

1521800044 - Justin Jackson - Memphis Grizzlies - Sacramento Kings - And-1 - 2Q

1521800029 SAC LAC RECAP

Clippers rookies Shai Gilgeous-Alexander electrified the Las Vegas crowd scoring 21 points and grabbing 8 rebounds to lead LA to 87-77 win over the Kings.

1521800029_Justin Jackson (28 points) Highlights vs. Los Angeles Clippers

1521800016 PHX SAC RECAP

DeAndre Ayton shines in his 2018 Summer League debut scoring a double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds as the Suns defeat the Kings, 71-63.

20180705 mia sac sacramento summer league recap

Derrick Jones Jr. scores 19 points to go along with seven rebounds as the Heat get the win over the Kings, 86-76.

1321800006_Justin Jackson (26 points) Highlights vs. Miami Heat

1321800006 - Justin Jackson - Miami Heat - Sacramento Kings - And-1 - 1Q


Josh Magette scores 12 points and Jacob Evans adds 13 as the Warriors defeat the Kings, 71-54.


Justin Jackson turns around and hits the midrange jumper.

1321800004 - Justin Jackson - Golden State Warriors - Sacramento Kings - 2-pointer - 1Q

0021701230 hou sac recap

Willie Cauley-Stein scores 22 points with 11 rebounds and Vince Carter adds 12 points off the bench, as the Kings defeat the Rockets in their season-finale, 96-83.

0021701189 NOP PHX RECAP

Anthony Davis scores 33 points and Nikola Mirotic adds 31 as they lead the Pelicans to a victory over the Suns 122-103.

0021701188 SAC MEM RECAP

Willie Cauley-Stein scores 16 points and Buddy Hield adds 14 as the Kings defeat the Grizzlies.

0021701188 SAC MEM Buddy Hield Dunk Q1

Bogdan Bogdanovic dumps the pass down low to Buddy Hield in the paint and Hield throws it down.

0021701167 sac phx recap

Josh Jackson scores 28 points as the Phoenix Suns snap a 15-game losing streak with a 97-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings.

 0021701142 GSW SAC GAME RECAP

Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw injured in scary fall as team beats the Sacramento Kings.


The Pacers run away with the close 106-103 win over the Kings behind 25 points from Bojan Bogdanovic while Victor Oladipo adds 24 points and five rebounds.

0021701113 dal sac recap

Harrison Barnes scores 20 points and Dennis Smith Jr. adds 19 with six assists, as the Dallas Mavericks get a victory on the road over the Sacramento Kings, 103-97.

0021701077 ATL SAC RECAP

Justin Jackson scores a game-high 20 points as the Kings take down the Hawks, 105-90.


Professional History


An early entry candidate, selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round (15th overall) of the 2017 NBA Draft … Draft rights acquired by the Kings along with draft rights to Harry Giles (20th overall) from the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for the draft rights to Zach Collins (10th overall) on the night of the Draft (6/22/17) ... Signed a multi-year contract with the Kings (7/6/17).


First draft entrant out of North Carolina acquired on draft night by Sacramento since 1991 ... Pete Chilcutt was the last player out of UNC to join the Kings after Sacramento drafted him with the 27th pick in the first round ... The first Tar Heel draft entrant since 1995 to win a national title the season before being acquired by the Kings ... The last person was Tyus Edney who was drafted by Sacramento in the second round with the 47th overall pick. Las Vegas Summer League (2017): Averaged 16.7 ppg (.379 FG%), 3.3 rpg, 2.3 apg, 0.3 spg, 0.3 bpg and 32.3 mpg in six games.

COLLEGE (North Carolina 2014-16)

In three seasons at the University of North Carolina (2014-15,15-16, 16-17), averaged 13.8 ppg (.459 FG%, .339 3pt%, .713 FT%), 4.1 rpg, 2.7 apg and 29.1 mpg in 118 games … One of two Tar Heels players with 1,600 career points, 150 three-pointers, 400 rebounds and 300 assists (Rick Fox, 1987-91) ... As a junior, selected as a consensus First Team All-American and ACC Player of the Year while helping UNC win its sixth national title ... One of three Tar Heels to win ACC POY and a national championship in the same season ... Led the Tar Heels in scoring (18.3 ppg) during the regular season while averaging a career-high 4.7 rpg along with 2.8 apg and 32.0 mpg in 40 games (39 starts)… Set UNC single-season record with 105 three-pointers ... Also led the team in scoring during their title run, averaging 19.5 ppg while pacing the team in field goals (41), three-pointers (15), assists (22) and steals (9) ... Knocked down a career-high seven three-pointers on 13 tries and finished with a team-high 27 points (9-19 FG, 2-2 FT) in a win vs. Davidson (12/7/16) ... Scored 34 points for a new career-high vs. Kentucky (12/17/16)... Earned All-South Region and All-FInal Four honors for his tournament play ... His defensive help limited Malik Monk, Dillon Brooks, and Nigel Williams-Goss to a combined 11-of-38 from the floor during the tournament ... Led all players in scoring in the Elite Eight vs. Kentucky with 19 (3/26/17) ... Encored his scoring showcase leading all remaining tournament players with 22 points in the Final Four vs. Oregon (4/1/17) ... Recorded 16 points (6-19 FG, 0-9 3pt, 4-5 FT) in the team's championship game over Gonzaga (4/3/17) ... As a sophomore ranked fourth on the team in scoring and assists, after 12 averaging 12.2 ppg, 2.8 apg, 3.9 rpg and 28.4 mpg in 40 games (38 starts) ... Ranked among the ACC's leaders in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.78) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Helped UNC in the Final Four by tying the team-high with 16 points in a win vs. Syracuse (4/2/16) ... As a freshman, averaged 10.7 ppg (.477 FG%, .304 3pt%, .710 FT%), 3.7 rpg, 2.3 apg and 26.7 mpg in 38 games (37 starts) ... Voted by ACC coaches and media to the conference's All-Freshmen Team ... Averaged 12.8 points during the ACC Tournament to earn him a selection to the All-ACC Tournament Second Team ... During UNC's Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament run, was the team's second leading scorer at 15.0 ppg.


The Texas Native chose uniform No. 44 at UNC in honor of Hall of Famer George Gervin ... His father, Lloyd, ran track at Blinn Junior College and his mother, Sharon, played basketball there.

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