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Sacramento Kings general manager Monte McNair has agreed to a contract extension and his team is in the midst of a franchise renaissance, sources told ESPN on Tuesday.

McNair’s trade comes with the Kings’ 27-19 record, third in the Western Conference and first in the Pacific Division, 3.5 games ahead of the Los Angeles Clippers. Sacramento is on track to end a record 16-year playoff drought and is seeking its first division title since the 2002-03 season.

McNair, entering the final months of his original three-year deal, has already taken several steps to get the Kings into the playoffs.

Under his leadership, Sacramento drafted point guard Tyrese Haliburton, then traded him to the Indiana Pacers for All-Star forward Domantas Sabonis, who is now Is enjoying the best season of his career alongside point guard De’Aaron Fox.

Last offseason, the Kings drafted impressive rookie Keegan Murray, traded for sharpshooter Kevin Huerter, and signed sixth man Malik Monk in free agency.

McNair also hired Coach of the Year candidate Mike Brown, who helped change the culture of a previously dysfunctional organization.

Those moves, along with Fox’s growth, pushed the Kings to a league-high 120.3 points per game. That total would be the highest by any NBA team since the San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets in 1983-84.

Sacramento hired McNair after 13 seasons as front office executive with the Houston Rockets.