With the 5th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select Thomas Robinson

The three stages of draft night are just now setting in.  The initial shock is almost over.  That feeling will be replaced by jubilation and eventually by a calming acceptance that the Sacramento Kings just got a whole lot better.

It’s draft night 2012 Kings fans and your newest King is none other than 6-foot-9 power forward Thomas Robinson out of Kansas.

This kid has an incredible story that we will rehash later this week, but for tonight, the Sacramento Kings have once again stolen the one of the top players in the NBA draft.

We will have continued coverage from the pressroom at the Kings practice facility in Sacramento, including interviews with Geoff Petrie and a conference call with Robinson. Stay tuned.



About: James Ham

James Ham provides coverage through news analysis and in-depth interviews with Kings players and staff. James is also one of the producers behind the award-winning, independent documentary "Small Market, Big Heart". James graduated UC Davis with a degree in history and is happily married with two children.