Via trade, Suns get Marquese Chriss, Washington forward at No. 8

The Sacramento Kings will send Washington's Marquese Chriss, whom they selected with the No. 8 pick, to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for the Nos. 13 and 28 picks this year, a second-round pick in 2020 and the draft rights to Bogdan Bogdanovic.

Here's the breakdown on Chriss:

Player profile:

  • Age: 18 (freshman)

  • Height/weight: 6-foot-10, 233 pounds

  • 2015-16 stats: 13.7 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 0.8 APG

Chad Ford's Big Board ranking -- No. 5: "Chriss has been in our top eight for the past few months. His combination of size, athleticism, shooting ability and shot blocking is rare." More (Insider)

Kevin Pelton's stats and scouting ranking -- No. 10: "Chriss has an intriguing combination of size, athleticism and skill, which explains his rise into the top 10 of the Big Board. He's developed into a threat from the college 3-point line" More (Insider)

Scouting report -- positives:

  • Long, athletic forward

  • Explosive leaper

Scouting report -- negatives:

  • Needs to add strength

  • Still raw offensively

Read the full scouting report (Insider)

ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):

  • Chances he'll be an All-Star: 21 percent

  • Chances he'll be a starter: 23 percent

  • Chances he'll be a bench player: 25 percent

  • Chances he'll be a bust: 31 percent

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