Suns acquire Marquese Chriss in draft-day trade with Kings

The Sacramento Kings acquired the draft rights for center Georgios Papagiannis and forward-center Skal Labissiere, rights to Bogdan Bogdanovic and a future second-round selection from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for the draft rights to Marquese Chriss on the night of the 2016 NBA Draft, according to Kings Vice President and General Manager Vlade Divac.

Sacramento, which had the eighth pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, selected Chriss out of Washington before sending his draft rights to the Suns. The Suns selected Papagiannis (13th overall) and Labissiere (28th overall) in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft before trading their draft rights to the Kings.

An early entry candidate, Papagiannis became the highest drafted Greek player ever