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Kings and Luc Mbah a Moute reach settlement over contract dispute

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Remember when the Kings signed an elite perimeter defender this summer only to void his contract a few days later?

Luc Mbah a Moute sure remembers, as he and the NBA Player's Association filed a grievance soon after the Kings decided to void his contract.  The Kings made the decision after apparently seeing something in Mbah a Moute's shoulder that they didn't like.

Mbah a Moute went on to sign an unguaranteed (now fully guaranteed) contract with the Clippers for less money than he would have received in Sacramento.  Mbah a Moute has joined the Clippers starting lineup and has proven to be a useful roleplayer for them this season.

The Kings and Mbah a Moute have now apparently reached a settlement on the filed grievance.  From Ben Bolch of the LA Times:

All things considered, the Kings probably wish they hadn't voided Mbah a Moute's contract, as the veteran would have been a big boost to Sacramento's defense, their biggest weakness this season.