Originally written August 17, 2013 on HoopStuff:
Sacramento Kings: Why Ben McLemore will win Rookie of the Year Josh Morgan: HoopStuff Writer.. Ever since their “glory days” in the late 90′s/early 00′s, the Sacramento Kings have been searching for a franchise type player. Tyreke Evans, DeMarcus Cousins, Jimmer Fredette and Thomas Robinson have all been drafted in the top-10 or higher by the franchise with plenty of hype and expectations. However, none of them have lead the Kings back to the playoffs with two of them, Robinson and Evans, no longer in Sacramento. This year may be different with the selection of Ben McLemore out of the University of Kansas. Slipping to the 7th pick was a surprise to many draft observers, who had McLemore at least among the top 5 players available. He is a supremely athletic player at 6’5’’, with a picture perfect shooting form that has drawn comparisons to future Hall of Famer, Ray Allen.  This is high praise for a player yet to perform in a regular season game, but his time in college showed his pot...
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