It's no secret that the Sacramento Kings need a small forward, so it makes sense that the latest mock draft coming from Sheridan Hoops has the Kings taking one with the fifth pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
Staff writer Joe Kotoch has the Kings taking North Carolina product Harrison Barnes, who profiles as the small forward the team desperately needs. Here is Kotoch's take on the pick.
"One Eastern Conference GM described Barnes as being a great 3rd option in the NBA, especially if he is paired with a point guard who can facilitate and a big that can score in the post. In Sacramento, playing with DeMarcus Cousins could allow Barnes to flourish."
Kotoch also has the Kings taking Duke center Miles Plumlee in the second round.
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