Sacramento Kings' long-time TV voice Grant Napear denied the rumor that Vlade Divac passed on Luka Doncic in the 2018 NBA Draft because of the general manager's dislike of the guard's father.

On Twitter, Napear tagged the news as “irresponsible” and “100% untrue.” The report quoted ESPN's Tim MacMahon, who said that Divac is not seeing eye to eye with Doncic's dad, Sasa Doncic — a Slovenian coach.

Napear quickly came to the defense of Divac, offering proof by saying that he was with Divac when the elder Doncic called the Kings GM. The TV personality then revealed that Vlade and Sasa laughed about the rumor.

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To recall, the Kings selected Marvin Bagley III in the 2018 NBA Draft. The third pick was Doncic, selected by the Atlanta Hawks before being traded to the Mavs for the fifth overall pick Trae Young.

Before the NBA, Doncic was already a star in the EuroLeague, which many consider as the second-best league in the world. In 2018, he led Real Madrid to a title and was crowned the youngest MVP in league history.

Doncic's talent was apparent, but scouts were apprehensive that he might have a hard time adjusting to the NBA gameplay. Others, meanwhile, believed that Doncic might have peaked early. As such, there would either be zero to very little improvement in his playing style once he sets foot in the NBA.

As for the Kings, they already had ball-dominant guard De'Aaron Fox in their roster. Adding Doncic would've been a foolish move on their part.

It's hard to tell what would have happened had Doncic been picked by the Kings or any team for that matter. But one thing's certain, Doncic is one of the fastest rising stars in all of sports … and he's donning a Mavs jersey.