Sacramento Kings pick up Ben McLemore's option

Sacramento Kings pick up Ben McLemore's option

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Sacramento Kings pick up Ben McLemore's option

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Ben McLemore stares down an opponent at NBA Summer League. (Photo: James Ham)

The Sacramento Kings announced Sunday the team has activated the 2015-16 option on Ben McLemore’s rookie contract.  The 21-year-old wing will make an estimated $3.1 million next season according to ShamSports.com.

McLemore is entering his second NBA season after being drafted seventh overall out of Kansas in 2013. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard averaged 8.8 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in 82 regular season appearances (55 starts) last year. He is slated to open this season as a starter.

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