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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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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Bogdan Bogdanovic to play against Timberwolves

According to NBCS’ James Ham, Sacramento Kings small forward Bogdan Bogdanovic will return to the lineup tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Bogdanovic had missed the previous three contests with a right ankle injury. The team has listed Bogdanovic as “available” tonight’s game.

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NBA Recap- March 21, 2019

Top 5 Performers: Buddy HieldSAC vs. DAL 29 2 4 7-13 3-pt Bradley BealWAS vs. DEN 25 2 8 3 stl Thomas BryantWAS vs. DEN 22 8 0 2 blk Dewayne DedmonATL vs. UTA 18 9 2 3 blk D. MitchellUTA @ ATL 34 4 2 Yesterday’s Scores Utah Jazz     114 Atlanta Hawks     117 PTS D.Mitchell-UTA – 34 TRB D.Favors-UTA – 15 Minnesota Timberwolves     106 Charlotte Hornets     113 PTS K.Walker-CHO – 31 TRB K.Towns-MIN – 16 Indiana Pacers      89 Golden State Warriors     112 PTS T.Evans-IND – 20 TRB D.Sabonis-IND – 12 Detroit Pistons     118 Phoenix…

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Marvin Bagley cleared to return

Marvin Bagley III has been out since going down in the late in the third quarter when he and Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon tangled legs in Sacramento’s 141-140 overtime loss to Milwaukee on February 27. Bagley’s Initial diagnosis called for reevaluation in 1-2 weeks and him being cleared to to resume basketball activities earlier this week and this lines up with that timetable. Bagley III is averaging 13.9 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.0 block in 24.8 minutes per game. At this juncture, there is no word on if Bagley III…

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Singer at Sacramento Kings’ game kneels while singing the national anthem

Since San Francisco Quarterback Colin Kaepernick took his courageous seat( and subsequent kneel), players from little league to the NFL have joined in the protest. This past Monday at the Sacramento Kings’  preseason game, Leah Tysse took to centercourt for the customary signing of the anthem. For the last line of the second stanza,”O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave, Tysse , on the word “free” kneeled down. On her Facebook page, she explained why she decided to kneel: Although the NBA mandates players, trainers…

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