Kings reportedly agree to one year deal with Hassan Whiteside

from Tyler Conway of B/R: Hassan Whiteside and the Sacramento Kingsagreed to a one-year contract Wednesday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Jason Anderson of the Sacramento Bee reported the deal will be for the veteran’s minimum, which will put Whiteside’s salary at $2.32 million for 2020-21. Whiteside spent last season in Portland after being traded by the Miami Heat, averaging 16.3 points, 14.2 rebounds and 3.1 blocks per game. His counting stats were perhaps the best of his career, and the Blazers were significantly betterwhen he was on the floor. The trade from Miami to Portland appeared to be a motivating…

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Jabari Parker to exercise 2020-21 player option with Kings

From Adam Wells of Bleacher Report: Jabari Parker will be back for a second season with the Sacramento Kings after exercising his player option for 2020-21, per Shams Charaniaof The Athletic and Stadium. The 25-year-old Parker will earn $6.5 million.  The Atlanta Hawks signed Parker to a two-year deal worth $13 million in July 2019. He was expected to add depth to a promising young nucleus that hoped to compete for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.  When the Hawks fell out of the playoff race early in the year, Parker wound up being traded to Sacramento…

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Bucks reportedly to pursue Kings’ Bogdan Bogdanovic

From Bleacher Report’s Joseph Zucker : The Milwaukee Bucks apparently aren’t done upgrading their roster. The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor reported Milwaukee “will pursue a sign-and-trade” for Bogdan Bogdanovic, who’s a restricted free agent of the Sacramento Kings. That followed a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the Bucks are finalizing a deal to get Jrue Holiday from the New Orleans Pelicans. Bogdanovic averaged 15.1 points while shooting 37.2 percent from three-point range. The 28-year-old would be a great fit in an offense that looks to spread the floor and open the paint for Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Holiday trade will leave…

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Blazers send Bazemore, Tolliver and picks to Kings for Ariza, Swanigan and Gabriel

from Katu news and blazers edge: PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers traded Kent Bazemore, Anthony Tolliver and two second-round pics to the Sacramento Kings Saturday in exchange for Trevor Ariza, Wenyen Gabriel, and Caleb Swanigan, a source tells ESPN. According to ESPN reporter, the trade will save the Trail Blazers $12.3 million and will cut the team’s luxury tax bill in half. The Portland Trail Blazers are ranked 10th in the West as they head into their game Saturday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Tolliver scored a season-high 16…

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Marvin Bagley to play against Orlando Magic

According to Sacramento Kings insider James Ham, Marvin Bagley III is set to return to the lineup. He has been sidelined for the last eight games with a foot injury. Kenny Honaker of ClutchPoints reported that Bagley went through a full practice on Sunday and shoot around earlier Monday with no issues, paving the way for his return to the Sacramento lineup. This will be just the tenth game for Bagley this season. In his nine previous appearances , which includes three starts, he’d put up 13.7 points and 6.9…

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