Justin Jackson





6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m


210 lbs

/ 95.3kg


0021800133 SAC MIL RECAP

Giannis Antetokounmpo was a human highlight reel in the Bucks 144-109 win over the Kings. Antetokounmpo put up 26 points, 15 rebounds, and 11 assists in the Milwaukee win. Justin Jackson scored 22 points off the bench for Sacramento in the loss.

0021800114 - Justin Jackson - Atlanta Hawks - Sacramento Kings - And-1 - 2Q

0021800073 WAS SAC RECAP

Nemanja Bjelica leads the Kings with 26 PTS and 12 REB, De'Aaron Fox adds 18 PTS and 9 AST as Sacramento tops Washington, 116 - 112.

0021800061 MEM SAC RECAP

Buddy Hield scores 23 points, De'Aaron Fox adds 21 points and eight rebounds as the Kings beat the Grizzlies, 97-92.

0021800011 UTA SAC RECAP

Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert lead the attack against the Kings as Utah defeats Sacramento, 123 - 117

0011800078 - Justin Jackson - Portland Trail Blazers - Sacramento Kings - 2-pointer - 2Q

0011800053 MAC SAC RECAP

Buddy Hield puts up 22 points and dishes out five assists as the Sacramento Kings beat Maccabi Haifa, 132-100.

0011800015 sac phx recap

No. 1 overall pick Deandre Ayton makes impressive first appearance for the Suns with 24 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocks but Sacramento holds on to defeat Phoenix 106-102.

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.


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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