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Sacramento Kings Sign Jalen Slawson to Two-Way Contract

The Sacramento Kings announced today that they have signed Jalen Slawson to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Slawson, the 54th overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, averaged 15.6 points (55.5 FG%, 39.0 3pt%, 77.5 FT%), 7.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.5 steals and 30.7 minutes per game in 36 games (all starts) at Furman during the 2022-23 season. He led 13th-seeded Furman to a Southern Conference Championship and a 2023 NCAA Tournament win over the fourth-seeded Virginia Cavaliers.

A 6-7, 215-pound forward, Slawson earned SoCon Player of the Year, All-SoCon First Team and SoCon First Team All-Tournament honors during the 2022-23 season.