Kings Sign Veteran Guard

The Sacramento Kings have signed veteran guard Kent Bazemore to a one-year deal, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Bazemore spent the previous season with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

The lefty wing signed with the Purple and Gold with the idea of joining a contender and assuming a bigger role. 

However, the Lakers ended up underperforming the entire campaign and missing the postseason and Bazemore only played 39 games, averaging career lows (3.4 PPG and 1.8 RPG) since his rookie year.

Prior to Los Angeles, Bazemore played with the Golden State Warriors, where he 67 games and averaged nearly 20 minutes per night. 

The Old Dominion standout had a key role for the Warriors, especially down the stretch of the season, where he started his final 17 appearances.

This also isn't the first time Bazemore will join the Kings organization. He 25 games in Sacramento during the 2019-20 season.

Bazemore will also re-join Mike Brown, who was an assistant with Golden State from 2016 to 2022. Brown assumed his post as the Kings' next head coach after winning a championship with the Warriors this past season.

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