Sacramento Kings top pick in the NBA Draft for each season.

The team has selected 15 times one of the top 3 picks and 4 times the first overall draft pick. Last time it took one of the top 3 picks was in 2018.

Franchise preferred NCAA teams or countries of origin for players selected in the first 3 rounds: Cincinnati (7 times), Kentucky (6), Kansas (5).

Sacramento Kings top NBA draft pick for each season

YEARROUNDPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGE1
2019240Justin JamesWyoming
201812Marvin Bagley IIIDuke
201715De'Aaron FoxKentucky
201618Marquese ChrissWashington
201516Willie Cauley-SteinKentucky
201418Nik StauskasMichigan
201317Ben McLemoreKansas
201215Thomas RobinsonKansas
201117Bismack BiyomboSpain
201015DeMarcus CousinsKentucky
200914Tyreke EvansMemphis
2008112Jason ThompsonRider
2007110Spencer HawesWashington
2006119Quincy DoubyRutgers
2005123Francisco GarcíaLouisville
2004126Kevin MartinWest Georgia
2002128Dan DickauGonzaga
2001125Gerald WallaceAlabama
2000116Hedo TurkogluTurkey
1999245Ryan RobertsonKansas
199817Jason WilliamsFlorida
1997111Tariq Abdul-WahadSan Jose State
1996114Peja StojakovicGreece
1995113Corliss WilliamsonArkansas
199418Brian GrantXavier
199317Bobby HurleyDuke
199217Walt WilliamsMaryland
199113Billy OwensSyracuse
199017Lionel SimmonsLa Salle
198911Pervis EllisonLouisville
1988118Ricky BerrySan Jose State
198716Kenny SmithNorth Carolina
1986117Harold PressleyVillanova
198516Joe KleineArkansas
198419Otis ThorpeProvidence
1983113Ennis WhatleyAlabama
198215LaSalle ThompsonTexas
198117Steve JohnsonOregon State
1980116Hawkeye WhitneyNC State
1979118Reggie KingAlabama
197812Phil FordNorth Carolina
197712Otis BirdsongHouston
197613Richard WashingtonUCLA
1975110Bill RobinzineDePaul
197416Scott WedmanColorado
197317Ron BehagenMinnesota
1972219Sam SibertKentucky State
197114Ken DurrettLa Salle
197015Sam LaceyNew Mexico State
196918Herm GilliamPurdue
196815Zaid Abdul-AzizIowa State
196719Mel DanielsNew Mexico
196616Walt WesleyKansas
1965110Nate BowmanWichita State
1964T2George WilsonCincinnati
1963T1Tom ThackerCincinnati
1962T2Jerry LucasOhio State
196113Larry SiegfriedOhio State
196011Oscar RobertsonCincinnati
195913Bob BoozerKansas State
195813Archie DeesIndiana
195711Rod HundleyWest Virginia
195612Sihugo GreenDuquesne
195514Maurice StokesSt. Francis (PA)
195417Tom MarshallWestern Kentucky
195316Richie ReganSeton Hall
195219Chuck DarlingIowa
195118Sam RanzinoNC State
1950110Joe McNameeSan Francisco
1949112Pep SaulSeton Hall
1948110Bobby WanzerSeton Hall
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.
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