Kings sign second-round pick McCallum

Kings sign second-round pick McCallum
July 18, 2013, 3:45 pm
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Ray McCallum has 51 points through his first four Summer League games with the Kings. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings signed second-round draft pick Ray McCallum to a contract, the team announced Thursday. Sacramento selected McCallum with the 36th-overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

"Just signed my first NBA contract it's truly a blessing to be a Sacramento King," McCallum tweeted, along with the following picture:

McCallum, an early entry candidate, averaged 15.9 points (.465 FG%, .290 3pt%, .723 FT%), 4.8 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.7 steals, and 34.5 minutes per game in 102 career games in three seasons (2010-11 – 2012-13) for the University of Detroit. The 6-3, 190-pound guard was a three-time All-Horizon selection, earning league Player of the Year honors in 2013 after averaging a career-best 18.7 points (.491 FG%, .323 3pt%, .723 FT%), a career-high 5.1 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 1.9 steals, and 36.6 minutes per game in 33 contests. McCallum completed his career at Detroit ranking eighth in scoring (1,618 points), fourth in steals (175), and seventh in assists (451) all-time in school history.

McCallum becomes the first University of Detroit player to be drafted by the Kings in the Sacramento era.

Courtesy Sacramento Kings media services