Kings signing Willie Reed for rest of season

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The Kings are continuing to try out new players as the season winds down.

Earlier this week, the Kings attempted to sign a shot blocking big man in Chris Johnson.  That signing never happened, and although it has yet to be confirmed by anyone, rumor has it that Johnson failed his physical.

RealGM is now reporting that the Kings have moved on to Plan B, Willie Reed (h/t to t3-glaze for the FanShot).  Reed is a 23 year old big man who came to training camp with the Kings last season and was cut shortly before the season began.  Reed has spent this season and last as a member of the D-League's Springfield Armor, where he's averaging 14.8 points on 59% from the field, 10.1 rebounds, and 1.6 blocks.  Reed's contract is for the final 11 games of the season, and RealGM says it contains a team option for next season as well.

Royce White's future with the Kings remains uncertain.  Last night he got his first meaningful playing time, but didn't do that much.  He also had to play in what was possibly the weirdest lineup of any NBA team this season for most of that time (White, Gay, Williams, Outlaw & Thompson) due to Isaiah's injury.  White's 2nd 10-day contract is close to expiring so if the Kings want to keep him, they will have to sign him to a contract for the rest of the season.  According to Yahoo's Marc J. Spears, the Kings do like White, but still haven't decided on keeping him on or not.

UPDATE 1:30 P.M.:

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