The Sacramento Kings found a shooter they hope they can eventually pair in the backcourt with Tyreke Evans and a high-profile player to help in marketing when they ended up with high-scoring guard Jimmer Fredette after making a draft-day trade Thursday with Charlotte and Milwaukee.
The Bobcats sent top scorer Stephen Jackson to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday in a three-way trade involving the Sacramento Kings that gave Charlotte two picks in the top nine of the NBA draft.
The Sacramento Kings have drafted forward Bismack Biyombo of Congo with the seventh overall pick and will send him to Charlotte as part of a three-team deal.
The Bobcats agreed to send top scorer Stephen Jackson to the Milwaukee Bucks in a three-way trade involving the Sacramento Kings that gave Charlotte two picks in the top nine of the NBA draft, a person familiar with the deal said Thursday.
The Sacramento Kings have exercised the rookie contract options on guard Tyreke Evans, forward Omri Casspi and center DeMarcus Cousins for the 2012-13 season.
The Philadelphia 76ers are on the market and a person familiar with the deal says the franchise once home to Wilt Chamberlain, Charles Barkley and Allen Iverson could be sold within the week.
The NBA left town Tuesday.
The NBA has granted the owners of the Sacramento Kings another extension until May 2 to file paperwork requesting a relocation to Anaheim.