Zach Randolph agrees to two-year deal with Sacramento Kings

Sacramento becomes the fifth team the 35-year-old Randolph has signed with in his 16-year career. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal can not be signed until Thursday.

The Sacramento Kings agreed to free-agent deals with point guard George Hill and power forward Zach Randolph on Tuesday, according to published reports. His veteran presence should help an otherwise young Kings squad improve leaps and bounds in 2017-18.

Nearly immediately after the news of the Kings signing George Hill to a three-year deal, word came down the pipeline that Randolph too had signed an offer with the Kings.


Hill had previously been linked to the Lakers, who wanted him on a one-year deal.

On Monday, Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee reported the news, also noting a potential deal between Randolph and the Sacramento Kings "sounds more and more unlikely". He played in just 49 games due to an assortment of injuries.

Randolph averaged 14.1 points and 8.2 rebounds per game while posting a -1.0 nERD rating, ranking 300th out of 486 National Basketball Association players last season. He last appeared in a game on February 15.


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