The Bee also says its Johnson, with a possibility of Quincy Douby if AJ is off the board. In a final pre-draft story, The Bee's Sam Amick also writes that Kings officials called Johnson's agent worriedly Tuesday after hearing a rumor that AJ broke his leg in a workout in Memphis. (The rumor was wrong - AJ sprained his ankle.)
For a guy no one was placing there a week ago, a lot of experts sure seem to think AJ in Sactown-bound. But no one knows what Geoff Petrie is thinking, ever. Could it be a smokescreen to get other interested teams to leapfrog the Kings and pick Johnson, all so a different player falls to Sacramento?
Ninety-five percent of what you've heard the last few months regarding the draft has been utter crap. The hard part is disseminating what the good 5 percent is. Regardless, we'll find out in a few hours.