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Sacramento Kings select UM's Stauskas with 8th pick in NBA Draft

06/26/2014, 8:32pm EDT
UM's Stauskas 8th in NBA Draft

Michigan's Nik Stauskas, left, and Creighton's Doug McDermott pose together for a selfie before the start of the 2014 NBA Draft tonight in New York. ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Sacramento Kings selected Michigan shooting guard Nik Stauskas with the No. 8 pick overall in the NBA Draft tonight.

Stauskas, who shot 44 percent from 3-point range, averaged 17.5 points and 3.3 assists for the Wolverines last season.

The 6-foot-6 sharpshooter became the second shooting guard drafted in this year's draft behind No. 1 overall selection Andrew Wiggins, who was chosen by Cleveland.

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