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2012 NBA Mock Draft: Thomas Robinson Heads To Sacramento Kings In Chad Ford's Latest

Thomas Robinson is looking to cash in at the top of the 2012 NBA Draft after a stellar year at Kansas where he led the Jayhawks to the NCAA Tournament title game against Kentucky. He's certain to be a lottery pick and a high one at that, but just where he will go is the mystery for now as draft stocks for many players are volatile during the workout period. Chad Ford has him at No. 5 to the Sacramento Kings in his sixth mock for ESPN.

The Kings, if they keep the pick, will likely try to add some athleticism, size and toughness to their front line. Drummond is bigger and is an elite athlete, but Robinson is also an explosive athlete and actually produced in college. More importantly, Robinson is a winner. He could help Sacramento turn around the team's culture. The dark horse at No. 5? I'm hearing it could be UNC's John Henson.

Robinson averaged nearly 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Jayhawks last year.

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