Kings take Tyler Honeycutt at no. 35.

Tyler Honeycutt from his Kings visit

With the 35th pick in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select sophomore small forward Tyler Honeycutt out of UCLA.  Expected to go in the first round, Honeycutt slipped on draft day and was unexpectedly available when the Kings picked the first of their two second-rounders.  Honeycutt teamed with Jimmer Fredette workout here in Sacramento, where he was pitted against Tobias Harris of Tennessee.  More of a defensive-specialist at this point in his development, Honeycutt needs to work on his perimeter shooting and add weight to be successful at the NBA level.  But he was way too good of a prospect to pass at no. 35.



About: James Ham

James Ham is the senior editor of Cowbell Kingdom, providing extensive Kings coverage through news analysis, in-depth interviews with players and staff and daily coverage of breaking news since 2010. Along with providing original content for the site, including the Cowbell Kingdom Podcast and his weekly Sunday Musings column, James also contributes to and is one of the producers behind the award-winning, independent documentary film "Small Market, Big Heart".