Tuesday, July 4, 2006
Kings sign top pick Douby
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento Kings signed
first-round draft pick Quincy Douby on Monday.
Douby was the 19th overall selection last week after averaging
25.4 points and 4.3 rebounds per game at Rutgers last season. The
6-foot-3 Brooklyn native, who will play on the Kings' summer-league
team in Las Vegas this week, will make just over $1 million next
season, according to the league's rookie salary scale.
The Kings also announced forward Ron Artest will play on their
summer-league team, an unusual move for a seven-year veteran. Guard
Kevin Martin, whose contract option for 2007-08 was picked up by
Sacramento last weekend, will play in Las Vegas as well.
The Kings also recently picked up their 2007-08 option on guard
Francisco Garcia, who averaged 5.6 points per game as a rookie last