Via trade Kings get Skal Labissiere, Kentucky center at No. 28

The Phoenix Suns will send Skal Labissiere, whom they selected with the No. 28 pick, along with the No. 13 pick, a 2020 second-round pick, and draft rights to Bogdan Bogdanovic to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for the No. 8 pick.

Player profile:

  • Age: 20 (freshman)

  • Height/weight: 7-foot, 216 pounds

  • 2015-16 stats: 6.6 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 1.6 BLK

Chad Ford's Big Board ranking -- No. 14: "His ability to shoot the ball and play in the paint makes him a very attractive option for a team that's willing to take a risk." More (Insider)

Kevin Pelton's stats and scouting ranking -- No. 67: "Labissiere's poor defensive rebounding and terrible 2-point percentage for a college big man (52 percent) give him too a negative WARP projection." More (Insider)

Scouting report -- positives:

  • Long, athletic big man

  • Excellent shot-blocker

Scouting report -- negatives:

  • Lacks strength

  • Needs to add toughness

Read the full scouting report (Insider)

ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):

  • Chances he'll be an All-Star: 2 percent

  • Chances he'll be a starter: 20 percent

  • Chances he'll be a bench player: 49 percent

  • Chances he'll be a bust: 29 percent

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