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Former Pleasant Grove High School basketball star Marquese Chriss, who played just one season at the University of Washington before declaring himself eligible for the NBA Draft, said "it would be cool" to be selected by the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at the NBA Combine in Chicago. Jason Jones The Sacramento Bee
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Joe Davidson has covered sports for The Sacramento Bee since 1988. He's an award-winning authority on high school sports, specializing in going behind the scenes to report on what makes teams and athletes unique. Though Davidson has been accused of being a graduate of Del Oro, De La Salle, Elk Grove, Franklin, Grant, Granite Bay, Jesuit, Oak Ridge, Rocklin, St. Francis and many other local schools, he attended high school in Oregon, where he participated in football and track.

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