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2012 NBA Draft Results: Sacramento Kings Select Thomas Robinson With No. 5 Pick

The Sacramento Kings ended up taking one of the players they really wanted in Thomas Robinson from Kansas with the fifth pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. After Anthony Davis was picked first by the New Orleans Hornets, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was taken second by the Charlotte Bobcats, Bradley Beal was taken third by the Washington Wizards, and Dion Waiters was surprisingly taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Kings scooped up Robinson.

Robinson provides Sacramento with another huge inside presence to pair up with DeMarcus Cousins and now gives the Kings solid players at almost every position. Robinson gives the Kings a great power forward who crashes the boards, plays good defense, and can play off of Cousins offensively. A solid pick for Sacramento.

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