Kings acquire #1 overall pick
- By Andrew Seitz, Day 1, 2022
CINCINNATI - The Kings have traded the #3 and #8 selections in the current draft to the New York Renegades in exchange for the #1 pick and New York’s 2nd round pick in 2024.
With the first pick, the Kings will select Latrell Mason, center out of Cincinnati. The 17 year old had a tremendous freshman year, leading his team to the NCAA finals. During the tournament, Mason had 5 double doubles and averaged 27.8 pts and 13.2 rebounds.