Kings Draft Rumors: Willie Cauley-Stein The "Overwhelming Favorite" In Sacramento

The Sacramento Kings apparently already know the prospect they want to take with the No. 6 pick in the NBA Draft - Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein. According to ESPN's Chad Ford, the Kings have made up their minds:

After the first five picks are off the board, things will start to get interesting. Five of the next six teams in the draft -- the Kings, Pistons,HornetsHeat and Pacers -- all have playoff aspirations next season and if the right offer comes along, these picks can definitely be had. Should the Kings keep this pick, their choices will likely be between Cauley-Stein, Winslow, Hezonja and, if he somehow slides, Mudiay. Cauley-Stein is the overwhelming favorite in Sacramento. The Kings desperately need rim protection and Cauley-Stein is the best defender in the draft. Winslow, Porzingis and Myles Turner are also possibilities if they are on the board at this point.

Sacramento Kings All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, who the franchise is hoping to make happy so he'll re-sign with them after the season, has publicly stated that he wants the Kings to draft Cauley-Stein so he can move to power forward, letting the rookie play center.

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