Age: 2019 Height: 6-11 Weight: 234 lbs School: Duke
Count Chris Webber as firm believer in new era of Kings basketball originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The Kings have had quite the presence at NBA All-Star Weekend. First, De'Aaron Fox, Bogdan Bogdanovic and Marvin Bagley III all stood out during the Rising Stars game. Then Fox participated in the Skills Challenge, falling to eventual runner-up Trae Young.
Jarrett Allen, Marvin Bagley III, Lonzo Ball (injured), John Collins, De'Aaron Fox, Jaren Jackson Jr., Kevin Knox, Kyle Kuzma, Donovan Mitchell, Jayson Tatum
In 24.2 minutes per game, he's fourth on the team with 13.3 points per game, which is also sixth among all rookies. Kings fans may be disappointed that they passed on Doncic — what with his triple-doubles, creative passes and knack for clutch shots — but since returning from a knee injury that sidelined him for 12 games, Bagley has taken things to another level. In the 15 games since his return, Bagley is averaging 14.8 points per game, and that mark is up to 16.7 points per game in the nine games since his minutes returned to normal and he first cracked the 30 minutes mark.
It was only a matter of time before rookie Marvin Bagley III had a true breakout game. On Sunday afternoon, it finally came against the team that passed him over in the 2018 NBA Draft. "Yeah, I love playing against the Suns, I don't know what it is," Bagley said with a smile.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marvin Bagley III was more than a little excited playing against Phoenix for the first time. The Sacramento rookie grew up in Tempe, Arizona, and was briefly high school teammates with the Suns' Deandre Ayton. Phoenix passed over Bagley with the No. 1 overall pick in last