Found March 19, 2012 on Waiting For Next Year:
According to a tweet from Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sacramento Kings have reached a buyout agreement with former Cavalier first round pick JJ Hickson. Hickson, who showed much promise playing along side LeBron James in Cleveland was traded this past offseason to the Kings for Omri Casspi and a heavily protected 1st rd pick. Neither Casspi nor Hickson have worked out well for either respective team, but whereas Casspi has been mostly quiet, Hickson has not been shy about his unhappiness in Sacramento. Despite all of Hickson’s athletic ability, he was never able to find a role in Sacramento and the jump shot he was working on so hard in Cleveland only seemed to regress. With no role and no future with the Kings, a buyout agreement was reached. Hickson has reiterated a fondness for the Cavaliers this season when the Kings and Cavs played, but Cleveland would seem like a perhaps unlikely destination for him as Hickson and Coach Byron Scott never seemed to be on the same page. One potential destination could be Miami where Hickson could once again thrive under the tutelage of LeBron James, who often mentored Hickson in Cleveland.

Video: Donte Greene's amazing reverse putback

Donte Greene throws down an amazing reverse putback slam off Jimmer Fredette`s missed 3-point attempt Sunday night.  This dunk should easily be gracing the top 10 on SportsCenter this evening.  The Kings ended up beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-99 Click here to view the embedded video. via Inside Hoops var conf_37276 = { APIKey: '2_N1YlfjHIEAtyRAK3CAYRE5a1aBuANuMOCLc_7hsOQ13HnwCr...

Kings waive F Hickson

The Sacramento Kings waived reserve forward J.J. Hickson on Monday. The club had acquired Hickson in June from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Omri Casspi and a first-round pick. Hickson, in his fourth year, was averaging 4.7 points and 5.1 rebounds in 35 games this season with Sacramento. The Kings (16-29) own the second-fewest wins in the Western Conference.

Kings Waive J.J. Hickson

The Kings have officially waived J.J. Hickson.

Basketball stats website calls Jimmer Fredette ‘Jimmy’

Basketball genius and hardcore Kings fan Tom Ziller was spouting some insight on Jimmer Fredette Sunday morning when he pointed out something pretty interesting: The outstanding basketball statistical site for some reason calls Jimmer Fredette “Jimmy.” We have no idea if this was done on purpose out of defiance, or just accidentally, but it’s pretty hilarious....

J.J. Hickson expected to sign with the Golden State Warriors

Multiple sources on Twitter (including Sam Amico and are reporting that J.J. Hickson will be signing with the Golden State Warriors after he clears waivers. After Hickson was waived by the Kings, it was rumored that the Celtics had interest in him, but it looks like Danny Ainge was either late to the party, or just didn't have to offer what Hickson wanted to hear.

Turiaf, Hickson among available bigs

The trade deadline has passed, but another big transaction deadline is coming up this week.  That's the deadline to sign players and have them be eligible to make a postseason roster.  The Spurs have reportedly found their back up point guard, but still have room for at least one more player (two if they don't sign Eric Dawson for the rest of the season).  In the last...

Kings out execute Wolves in 2nd half; Kings win 115-99

There are very few games, especially when it's been a bad team, where the write-ups are really fun to write. One of those reasons is that recaps enforce the idea of recall of what happened that, especially in retrospect, why the game ended up with the outcome that it ended up with. This is one of those games where it seemed like the Kings knew they were going to win, and figured...

Video: Tyler Honeycutt posterizes Beasley

Sacramento Kings rookie swingman, Tyler Honeycutt, receives a nice dish from rookie teammate, and former BYU standout, Jimmer Fredette, with which he promptly posterizes Michael Beasley during the 4th quarter of Sunday night’s 115-99 win over the Timberwolves in Minnesota. Honeycutt only averages one point per game this season, and finished tonight’s contest with just the...

JJ Hickson is waived; I also don't care about that dang draft pick

I know this will seem a bit out of the ordinary to talk about with what I typically write about these days (hate Tyreke Evans, nod judiciously over Cuz's improvement and hype up any other player who actually hustles and runs an actual NBA play) so admittedly I realize this is above my paygrade. But since when do I give a *insert preferred profane remark here* about such nonsense...

Grizzlies drop one to Kings to start road trip

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Marcus Thornton scored 31 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 23 points and five rebounds before fouling out and the Sacramento Kings held off the Memphis Grizzlies 119-110 on Tuesday night for only their second three-game winning streak this season. Thornton added seven rebounds and six assists, and Tyreke Evans returned after missing the last two games because...

Kings 119, Grizzlies 110

Sacramento Kings coach Keith Smart took off his blue jacket and tossed it to DeMarcus Cousins. The fouled-out forward played coach for the final minute, and everybody on the bench enjoyed a laugh. That wasn't the only rare sight in Sacramento this season. Marcus Thornton scored 31 points, Cousins had 23 points and five rebounds and the Kings held off the Memphis Grizzlies 119...

Kings move the ball, play some defense, and outlast the Grizzlies; Kings win 119-110

Well. Where do I start? There was a lot of good things, some real negatives mixed in, and in general a positive win for the right reasons. Here is the box score. Let's start with turnovers forced for Memphis: On Avg, the Grizzlies force 17.8 TO's a game. Including several late TO's when the game was already out of reach for Memphis, Sacramento committed 14 total TO&...

Heat may make moves on waived players

MIAMI LeBron James could see Derek Fisher being a good fit for the Miami Heat. Of course, that was before J.J. Hickson became the latest NBA veteran given his freedom. Its buyout season in the NBA, which is like the day after Christmas. If you didnt get what you wanted at the trade deadline, theres still a chance to make up for it. And prices could be cheap. The Heat didnt have...

Farmar Healthy Enough to Sign Autographs

Last night Beth El Synagogue Center went to see Omri Casspi go head to head with Jordan Farmar. Well, Farmar was hurt. Casspi had a poor shooting night but scored a late go head basket to help seal the deal for the Cavs. Big shout out to the Cavs and Nets for helping us out. Casspi TShirts arrived and the meet and greet with Farmar was great. Pictures are below (yes that's Farmar...
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