The Sacramento Kings announced Friday that they’ve signed Cody Demps to a 10-day contract.
From the Kings:
The Sacramento State product has played in all 49 games (41 starts) for Sacramento’s NBA G League affiliate Stockton Kings and has accrued averages of 11.8 points (.449 FG%, .313 3pt%, .802 FT%), 4.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.1 steals and 30.6 minutes per contest during the 2018-19 season.
Demps has eclipsed the 20-point mark nine times this season for the Kings, including a career-high 32 points in a 114-113 win vs. Northern Arizona Suns on Feb. 23. For his career, Demps has averaged 9.6 points (.460 FG%, .329 3pt%, .792 FT%), 5.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists, .9 steals and 27.8 minutes in 94 career games (67 starts) for Sacramento NBA G League affiliates Reno (2017-18) and Stockton (2018-19).
It’s a cool story to go from playing at Sac State to playing in Reno and Stockton for the Kings G League affiliate to getting a contract with the Sacramento Kings.
I’m not sure what prompted this move by the Kings at this point in the season. The Kings certainly don’t lack depth at either guard position. I’d guess the Kings wanted another player for practices and to get a little closer look at a player who has performed well in Stockton.
Whatever the reason, welcome to the Sacramento Kings, Cody!