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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).KINGS
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.PERSONAL
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.