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Marvin Bagley III will be the Sacramento Kings pick at #2

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Multiple reports indicate the Kings have officially decided on Marvin Bagley III

NBA: NBA Draft Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Multiple reports broke about an hour ago that the Kings have decided to select Duke big man Marvin Bagley III with the 2nd pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.

As if those reputable names reporting it aren’t enough, sources have also indicated to Sactown Royalty that Bagley will be the pick.

The NBA Draft officially starts at 4:00 PM, but if you’re expecting Adam Silver to call anyone other than Marvin Bagley III’s name, you’re setting yourself up for more disappointment. The Kings believe Bagley is their guy and the best chance to grab a future star. It’s not the popular opinion among fans or pundits, but it’s their own sincere belief.

While Bagley was the big decision, don’t count out any other fireworks from happening. (This part is speculation, not sourced) The Kings were very high on Michael Porter Jr. and it appears in latest reports that he is slipping further and further in the lottery. I wouldn’t be surprised to see the Kings trying to get in on the action if they were really considering him all the way at 2. The selection of Bagley also means we’re likely to see Willie Cauley-Stein and/or Skal Labissiere on their way out sooner rather than later, perhaps even tonight. And with the 37th pick, there’s a multitude of options the Kings can choose from.