The Sacramento Kings announced today that they have waived Center Hamady N'Diaye.
Before the rumor mill starts, this was purely a financial move as noted by James Ham.
The Kings had to waive NDiaye by Jan. 7 to avoid guaranteeing his contract for the remainder of the season.— James Ham (@James_Ham) January 6, 2014
N'Diaye was a bit of a surprising addition to the team, having impressed the coaching staff during training camp. Carl Landry's hip injury likely factored into the decision to sign N'Diaye.
The Comedy Ninja played in 14 games for the Kings and averaged 0.4 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.3 blocks a game.
Sacramento's roster now stands at the minimum of 13 players after waiving N'Diaye. Teams can begin to sign players to 10-day contracts starting today, so it's possible that the Kings will utilize this to get someone like a Lou Amundson (recently waived by the Pelicans), who they were reportedly interested in this summer.
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