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Sacramento Kings waive Sim Bhullar, David Wear, and Deonte Burton

Farewell, Sim City, we hardly knew ye.

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The Sacramento Kings waived Sim Bhullar, David Wear, and Deonte Burton following Saturday's win against Maccabi Haifa, according to our friend James Ham of Cowbell Kingdom and later confirmed by Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee.

Bhullar, the 7 foot 5 inch center from New Mexico State, played limited minutes for the Kings this preseason.  He's struggled to find time on the court, and simply isn't in the proper condition to contend against NBA-caliber big men.  Ham is also reporting Bhullar will join the Reno Bighorns, Sacramento's D-League affiliate.  But as our editor emeritus notes, that could be a less than ideal fit:

Wear played in the closing minutes of Saturday's game, his first action of the preseason.  Burton had yet to see the court in a preseason game.

Of these moves, only Bhullar's waiving might surprise some people, but it shouldn't.  When the Kings addressed the back-up center position by signing Ryan Hollins, it became extremely unlikely that Bhullar would make the Kings' regular season roster.

Despite this, Bhullar has still made history by being the first player of Indian descent to sign with an NBA team.  We'll keep an eye on his progress in Reno, and we wish him the best.