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Kings' Jalen Slawson: Dazzles in Summer League win
Slawson tallied 17 points (4-6 FG, 1-2 3PT, 8-9 FT), seven rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block during 29 minutes of Saturday's 92-84 Summer League win over Milwaukee.
Though Slawson attempted just six field goals, he managed to lead the Kings in points while also tying for the team lead in assists and rebounds. The Furman product also collected three steals-plus-blocks, showcasing his versatility.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Jalen Slawson: Inks two-way contract
The Kings signed Slawson to a two-way contract Sunday.
Slawson was the 54th overall pick in the 2023 Draft after averaging 15.6 points (55/39/77 shooting splits), 7.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.5 steals in 36 games for Furman last season. Under a two-way contract, Slawson will be eligible to appear in only 50 NBA contests, so he'll likely start his rookie campaign out in the G League with the Stockton Kings.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Jalen Slawson: Selected by Sacramento
Slawson was selected by the Kings with the 54th overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft.
Slawson spent five years at Furman and served mainly as a starter during his final four collegiate seasons. He took a significant step forward over the past two years, averaging 15.1 points, 7.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.6 blocks in 30.8 minutes per game. The 23-year-old showcased his passing abilities at Furman and was a solid finisher at the rim, but he's struggled with turnovers and doesn't have much of a jumper.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-7, 215 lbs|
|Birthplace: Charleston, SC|