Joe Maloof confident Kings will land first pick
How long has it been since the Sacramento Kings owned the first pick in the NBA draft?
You have to go back to a year when "Field of Dreams" was in theaters and Tone Loc was pillaging the Billboard charts. Kings guard Tyreke Evans, the 2010 Rookie of the Year, wasn't born yet.
It was June 1989, and unfortunately for the Kings, it was a remarkably weak draft class. They chose Pervis Ellison, and subsequently traded him after one injury-plagued season.
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