FantasySP / NBA / Ben Simmons FantasySP / NBA / Ben Simmons Copyright 2017 4824579 <![CDATA[Skal Labissiere emerges from the depth chart, gives Kings fans a reason to love again]]> Skal Labissiere was once considered the top high school talent in the country, unseating Ben Simmons from the No. 1 spot in some prognostications, but his draft stock plummeted during a disappointing freshman season at the University of Kentucky. Still, he declared for the NBA Draft, and after sliding to the bottom of the first round, the Sacramento Kings finally took him off the board with the 28th pick.

Technically, Phoenix drafted Skal, but the Suns already had a deal in place to send pick Nos. 13 and 28 to Sacramento for No. 8, which means even the Kings passed on the Haitian big man earlier in the first round. So, when Labissiere scored 21 points in Wednesday’s fourth quarter against the Suns on his way to 32 points, 11 rebounds and his first career double-double, it took a lot of folks by surprise]]> 4824579 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:48:01 EDT Ball Dont Lie