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Omri Casspi, Kings Agree Upon Two-Year, $6M Deal

Jul 6, 2015 12:14 PM

Omri Casspi and the Sacramento Kings have agreed upon a two-year, $6 million deal.

The Kings drafted Casspi and reacquired him last offseason.

Casspi was especially effective after George Karl took over as head coach.

An unrestricted free agent, Casspi indicated in April his desire was to remain with the Kings.

"I love it here. I want to come back. My agent knows that, I know that, I love it here," Casspi said.

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Tags: Omri Casspi, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Kosta Koufos Agrees To Four-Year, $33M Deal With Kings

Jul 5, 2015 12:03 AM

Kosta Koufos has agreed to sign with the Sacramento Kings on a four-year, $33 million deal.

Koufos' deal contains a player option after Year 3 to become a free agent in 2018.

Koufos emerged as an effective big with the Denver Nuggets and Memphis Grizzlies.

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Tags: Kosta Koufos, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Derrick Williams Agrees To Two-Year, $10M Deal With Knicks

Jul 3, 2015 10:43 PM

Derrick Williams has agreed upon a two-year, $10 million deal with the New York Knicks. 

The second year of the deal is a player option for Williams. 

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Tags: Derrick Williams, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Rajon Rondo Agrees To One-Year, $9.5M Deal With Kings

Jul 3, 2015 7:13 PM

Rajon Rondo has agreed to sign with the Sacramento Kings on a one-year, $9.5 million deal.

Rondo's value dropped significantly as he attempted to return from an ACL and clashed with Rick Carlisle following his trade from the Boston Celtics to the Dallas Mavericks.

The Kings have long been linked to Rondo dating back to trade rumors when he was with the Celtics.

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Tags: Rajon Rondo, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Patrick Beverley Agrees To Re-Sign With Rockets On Four-Year, $25M Deal

Jul 3, 2015 7:07 PM

Patrick Beverley has agreed to re-sign with the Houston Rockets on a four-year, $25 million deal.

Beverley also received interest from the Sacramento Kings.

The Rockets brought Beverley back from Europe several years ago and has become an invaluable defensive player at point guard.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Marco Belinelli Agrees To Three-Year, $19M Deal With Kings

Jul 3, 2015 3:05 PM

Marco Belinelli and the Sacramento Kings have agreed upon a three-year, $19 million deal. 

The Kings previously targeted Wesley Matthews, who agreed to sign with the Dallas Mavericks. 

The Golden State Warriors and Charlotte Hornets were also interested in Belinelli. 

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Tags: Marco Belinelli, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Wesley Matthews Agrees Upon Four-Year Offer With Mavs

Jul 3, 2015 12:55 AM

Wesley Matthews and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed in principle on a four-year deal.

Matthews turned down a massive offer from the Sacramento Kings to join the Mavericks.

The exact money amount of Matthews' deal won't be determined until the Mavericks resolve their pursuits of LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan.

Matthews is recovering from a torn Achilles.

Tim MacMahon of ESPN reports the deal will likely average approximately $13 million per season.

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Tags: Wesley Matthews, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Lakers Reach Out To Rajon Rondo

Jul 3, 2015 12:07 AM

The Los Angeles Lakers reached out to Rajon Rondo with a call on the second day of free agency to touch base.

Rondo has most strenuously been pursued by the Sacramento Kings.

The Dallas Mavericks acquired Rondo last December, but it turned out to be a bad fit.

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Tags: Rajon Rondo, Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Wesley Matthews Has Three-Year, $45M Offer From Kings; Prefers Mavs

Jul 2, 2015 9:27 PM

Wesley Matthews has a three-year, $45 million offer from the Sacramento Kings.

But Matthews prefers to sign with the Dallas Mavericks over both the Kings and Toronto Raptors. The Mavericks are considered the favorites to sign Matthews.

Matthews is recovering from a torn Achilles.

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Tags: Wesley Matthews, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Monta Ellis Agrees To Four-Year, $44M Deal With Pacers

Jul 2, 2015 1:10 PM

Monta Ellis has agreed upon a four-year, $44 million deal with the Indiana Pacers.

Ellis will get a player option for Year 4 of the deal.

Ellis was also receiving strong interest from the Sacramento Kings. Ellis reported rejected a four-year, $48 million offer from the Kings.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Tags: Monta Ellis, Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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James Anderson Agrees To Multi-Year Deal With Kings
Justin Anderson was the 20th overall pick by the Spurs out of Oklahoma State in 2010.

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Kings Trade Stauskas, Thompson, Landry To 76ers To Clear Cap Space
Sacramento is pursuing Monta Ellis, Rajon Rondo and Wesley Matthews in free agency.

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Derrick Williams To Receive Interest From Kings, Wizards, Rockets, Lakers, Heat, Suns, Knicks
Derrick Williams has been with the Kings since 2013 when he was traded by the Wolves.

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Ranadive Compares Owning NBA Team To Buying 'Piece Of Art'
Vivek Ranadive was approached by David Stern about buying the Kings to keep them from being sold to a group from Seattle.

Tony Bizjak/Sacramento Bee

Rajon Rondo Interested In One-Year Deal To Turnaround Value
The Kings have interest in Rajon Rondo with Rudy Gay presenting one of the loudest voices for pursuing him.

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Kings Interested In Rondo, Lin, Holiday, Lawson, Schroder
Sacramento plans to play a second point guard with Darren Collison.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Kings, Pacers Interested In Monta Ellis
Monta Ellis is expected to be in talks with the Pacers, Kings, Hawks and Heat.

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Kings Determining If They Can Fire George Karl For 'Cause'
George Karl has three seasons and nearly $10 million left in guaranteed money on his deal with the Kings.

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Kings Interested In Hiring John Calipari
John Calipari has been communicating with owner Vivek Ranadive and other members of the Kings' ownership group in recent weeks.

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Rodney Stuckey Eyes Deal With Contender
Rodney Stuckey has plans to sign with a contender in free agency, with the Rockets expected to express interest, sources told RealGM.

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Ty Lawson: I'm Going To Sacramento
Ty Lawson has been connected to joining George Karl with the Kings.

Nicki Jhabvala/Denver Post

Kings Considering Firing George Karl
No potential replacement for George Karl has been mentioned or considered.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Lakers Unwilling To Include Julius Randle In Cousins' Talks
Julius Randle was injured in the first game of the season, but he's lost 20 pounds and he's improved his outside shot.

Mike Bresnahan/Los Angeles Times

Nuggets, Heat Express Interest In Eric Moreland In Trade Talks With Kings
The Nuggets and Heat have discussed deals with the Kings that include forward Eric Moreland, league sources told RealGM.

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Lakers, Kings Discuss Framework Of DeMarcus Cousins Deal
The Kings started to engage with teams and explore possible DeMarcus Cousins' trade scenarios beyond the Lakers on Wednesday.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kings Interested In JaVale McGee
JaVale McGee played for George Karl with the Nuggets.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Rajon Rondo, Kings Have Mutual Interest On One-Year Deal
Rajon Rondo could attempt to rebuild his value around the league and become a free agent again in 2016.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

George Karl Pushing For Kings To Trade DeMarcus Cousins
DeMarcus Cousins has become aware of Karl's campaign since the end of the regular season and there is a growing belief the coach-player relationship is irreparable.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kings, Nuggets Not Gaining Traction On Ty Lawson Talks
Ty Lawson played for George Karl when Karl coached the Nuggets.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Lakers Pursuing Trade For DeMarcus Cousins
The Lakers, Kings and Magic have had exploratory dialogue on a three-way DeMarcus Cousins trade.

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