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After adding Chuck Hayes to an interior core that features up and coming star DeMarcus Cousins, Jason Thompson and J.J. Hickson, and re-signing scoring machine Marcus Thornton to pair with Tyreke Evans and rookie Jimmer Fredette in the backcourt, Sacramento continued implementing its plan by claiming athletic former New Jersey small forward Travis Outlaw on amnesty waivers a week before the season was to start.
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When the Sacramento Kings dropped the news that they were voiding the contract of recently-signed free agent center Chuck Hayes, it was depressing for multiple reasons, not the least of which was legitimate concern for the health of Hayes himself. But after seeking a second opinion and getting clearance to play, the story, for now,…
How popular is Jimmer Fredette? So popular that the Sacramento Kings need two full-time employees to help fulfill sales orders for his jersey.
“We’ve had to have two people working full-time on [Fredette's] jersey [because of the demand],” Joe Maloof revealed to Sports Illustrated’s Sam Amick. “On the black jerseys, we had a bunch of them with no name on the back, so...
Samuel Dalembert has signed a two-year deal with the Houston Rockets, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Sam Dam likely becomes the Rockets' starting center. This is great news for Dalembert's fantasy prospects.
He's not stuck Sacramento's crowded front court (Hickson, Cousins and Thompson), and I'm guessing he'll average around 30 minutes in Houston...
Less than a week before their season opener, the Rockets finally landed a free-agent center to help fill the void...
The Sacramento Kings have agreed to a contract with forward Chuck Hayes just days after voiding a deal because of a failed physical.
A person with knowledge of the deal says free-agent center Samuel Dalembert has agreed to terms with the Houston Rockets.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement has been made.
ESPN.com first reported that Dalembert had reached terms with Houston, a two-year deal worth $13.7 million that included a team option for the second year.
The 6-foot-11 Dalembert...
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Chuck Hayes was all set to sign a four-year, $21 million deal with the Sacramento Kings when something went wrong with his physical. We heard rumors of heart issues and suddenly people were worried that a second NBA player would have be sideline with a serious heart condition (Jeff Green will miss the season due...
Think Adelman might be trying to get Hayes? His price probably just dropped. Tough for him that a possibly mistaken doctor's eval cost him millions. He's a FA, right? We'd have to dump Randolph for sure, and who else? I'm not advocating necessarily that we add to our big man glut, just that Adelman must surely like him.
Chuck Hayes Cleared To Play, Goes Back...
Chuck Hayes has been cleared to play after the Kings voided his four-year, $21 million contract because of concerns about his heart.
The Kings had agreed to pay Chuck Hayes $21 million over four years to provide some of the steady play and defense they were lacking along their front line. Then he didn’t pass his physical due to a heart condition (rumored to be Pericarditis), and the contract was cancelled. It seemed like he would be…
The return of Chuck Hayes continues to be big news surrounding the Kings as they prepare for their season-opening game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. Check out the multimedia presentation.
Chuck Hayes meets media after the free agent center was signed at Power Balance in Sacramento, Calif., December 09, 2011.
Free agent big man Chuck Hayes has been cleared to play after the Kings voided his four-year, $21 million contract because of concerns about his heart, according to his agents.