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Calipari Says Passing on Cousins a Mistake

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If DeMarcus Cousins is right, then the Sacramento Kings look primed to select the best player in the draft two years in a row.

The former Kentucky forward said Wednesday that he considers himself the best talent of this crop, a title earned by Tyreke Evans for the 2009-10 class when he won the Rookie of the Year award. Evans was taken fourth overall out of Memphis, and league sources continue to indicate that the Kings will select Cousins with the fifth pick in Thursday's NBA Draft so long as he's there.

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