Kings fall to Pacers, get swept in season series

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Kings fall to Pacers, get swept in season series

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- David West had 31 points and 11 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers edge the Sacramento Kings 97-92 on Friday night.West was 13 for 20 from the field and 5 for 7 at the line in his season-best scoring performance. He is averaging 23 points over the last five games, four of them Indiana victories.George Hill had 25 points, eight assists and six rebounds for the Pacers, and reserve Sam Young scored 12.DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 16 rebounds for the Kings (4-11), who have dropped two in a row and own the worst record in the Western Conference.

Kings select PF Harry Giles with the No. 20 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft

Kings select PF Harry Giles with the No. 20 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft

The Kings again picked three times in the first round of the NBA Draft. At No. 20 overall, Sacramento selected power forward Harry Giles out of Duke.

Giles averaged 3.9 points in 26 games as a freshman at Duke. 

The 6-foot-10 19-year-old has a long history of knee injuries but was the top recruit coming out of high school by many rankings systems. 

The Kings also own the No. 34 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. 

Watch live analysis of the Kings' trade picks right here.

Kings select SF Justin Jackson with the No. 15 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft

Kings select SF Justin Jackson with the No. 15 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft

The Kings traded the No. 10 overall pick for two first-round picks and went with a national champion No. 15 overall in the 2017 draft.

Sacramento selected small forward Justin Jackson out of UNC with their second first-round pick. 

Jackson averaged 18. 3 points and 4.7 rebounds per game as a junior. He was named the ACC Player of the Year. 

The Kings also own the No. 20 and No. 34 overall picks in the draft. 

Watch live analysis of the Kings' trade picks right here.