LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) De'Aaron Fox was selected 5th overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2017 NBA Draft. Fox becomes the 4th UK point guard, in the John Calipari era at Kentucky, to be taken in the first round of the Draft.
It was thought Fox could be taken by the Suns with the fourth pick and certainly would not fall any further than 5th with the Kings.
Fox averaged 16.7ppg, 4.6 assists in 36 games with the Wildcats.
2010 - John Wall (1st overall pick - Wizards)
2011 - Brandon Knight (8th overall pick - Pistons)
2012 - Marquis Teague (29th overall pick - Bulls)
2017 - De'Aaron Fox (5th overall pick - Kings)