Ailene Voisin

June 14, 2014 6:59 PM

Ex-Pleasant Grove star Xavier Thames would love to play for his hometown team

With the NBA draft fast approaching, the Kings are in the midst of what could be called a 10-day sprint. More than at any time in recent franchise history, team executives and scouts are flooding the market, searching for talent throughout the United States and Europe, and even taking a peek in their own backyard.

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Ailene Voisin, who has been with The Sacramento Bee since 1997, writes columns on a variety of sports, from the NBA, NFL and baseball to local high schools. Voisin previously worked for the San Diego Union, Los Angeles Herald-Examiner and Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She has been a beat writer covering the Dodgers, Angels and Clippers. Contact her at avoisin@sacbee.com or 916-321-1208. Twitter: @ailene_voisin.

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