NBA free agency rumors: Kings waiving guard Ben McLemore

first_imgThe Kings made multiple moves before the trade deadline, including acquiring guard Alec Burks from the Cavaliers and forward Harrison Barnes from the Mavericks.The Kings will enter play Thursday 1 1/2 games behind the Clippers for the eighth spot in the Western Conference standings with a 28-26 record. The Kings are waiving Ben McLemore, per source. The sixth-year guard who was drafted 7th overall by the Kings in 2013, then had a stop in Memphis in between, will be on to his next stop.— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) February 7, 2019McLemore is averaging career-lows in points (3.9), rebounds (.9) and assists (.2) this season. He’s shooting 39.1 percent from the field and 41.5 percent from 3-point range.McLemore was originally selected by Sacramento out of Kansas with the seventh pick of the 2013 draft. He spent his first four seasons with the franchise before playing with the Grizzlies in 2017-18. He was dealt back to the Kings in July. Ben McLemore is no longer a part of the Kings’ organization.Sacramento is waiving the 25-year-old guard, according to a report from The Athletic, which cites unidentified league sources. Lakers star LeBron James weighs in on Mavericks trading Harrison Barnes mid-game Related Newslast_img

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