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BREAKING: Sacramento Kings Reportedly Waive 2x NBA Champion And 10-Year Veteran

According to James Ham (of The Kings Beat), the Sacramento Kings have waived Kent Bazemore and Quinn Cook. Bazemore has been in the NBA for ten seasons, while Cook has played in the NBA for five seasons and won two NBA Championships (with the Golden State Warriors in 2018 and Los Angeles Lakers in 2020).

The Sacramento Kings are 3-0 in the preseason with wins over the Los Angeles Lakers, Portland Trail Blazers and Phoenix Suns.

They have one more preseason game against the Lakers on Friday, and then they will be done until the regular season (Oct. 19 against the Portland Trail Blazers).

With the season approaching, they waived two notable players on Thursday (according to James Ham (of The Kings Beat).

Ham: “According to a league source, the Sacramento Kings have waived Quinn Cook and Kent Bazemore.”

Both players being waived comes as a surprise.

Bazemore is 33 years old and has been in the NBA for the last ten seasons.

He has played for the Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Kings and Lakers.

This past season, he averaged 3.4 points and 1.8 rebounds per contest in 39 games for the Lakers.

In 657 regular season games over his career, he averages 8.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest.

Cook has spent part of five seasons in the NBA playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, New Orleans Pelicans, Lakers and Warriors.

His career averages are 6.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest in 188 regular season games.