Originally posted: On Point Basketball
Written by: On Point Basketball Admin
Durrant Sports Management is proud to announce the signing of Sacramento Kings point guard and 2016-17 Consensus NCAA Player of the Year Frank Mason III.
Mason III (5-11, 190lbs), a native of Petersburg Virginia, is coming off a rookie NBA season in which he averaged 7.9 points per game, 2.8 assists per game & 2.5 rebounds per game in 18.9 minutes per contest while appearing in 52 games for the Kings.
During the 2017/18 season Mason III suited up in 52 games for the Kings.
He has recorded a career-highs of 34 minutes, 16 points (3 times), 8 assists, 10 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 blocks during his rookie season.
Mason III was selected by the Kings with the 34th pick in the 2017 NBA draft.
Known for his quick first step and playmaking abilities, Mason Jr. was an integral part of the Kings’ second unit.
“We are delighted to welcome Frank to the DSM family. He is as outstanding off the court as he is on the court. His remarkable accomplishments speak for themselves”, said Gary Durrant.
“His character, talent, work ethic and approach to the game is second to none. He is a consummate professional. We look forward to working with him and his family to build his brand and help him attain his goals on and off the court.”
Mason III played his high school basketball at Petersburg (Petersburg, Virginia) and then Massanutten Military Academy (Woodstock, Virginia).
A four year career at Petersburg in which he scored 1,901 points left him as the second highest scorer in school history, trailing only NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone.
At the University of Kansas Mason III was the unquestioned leader as a senior. He became the first player in Big 12 history to average 20 points (20.5) and 5 assists (5.1) a game during the regular season.
“I’m extremely excited to be a part of the DSM family. Gary is a great guy and an agent who dedicates himself to his clients. He completely understands what players need in order to be successful on and off the court”, said Mason III
“I look forward to working with him and his team for many years to come!”
Mason III also garnered several conference and national player of the year awards in his senior season. These awards included:
*Big 12 Player of the Year
*Consensus first team All-American
*AP Player of the Year
*Sporting News Player of the Year
*USA Today Player of the Year
*Oscar Robertson Award
*Bob Cousy Award, Naismith Award
*NABC Player of the Year
Mason III’s father is Frank Mason Jr., his mother is Sharon Harrison and he has 7 brothers and sisters. Mason III also has a son named Amari.
Courtesy Durrant Sports Management
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