KINGS WAIVE J.J. HICKSON

SACRAMENTO, CALIF., Mar. 20, 2012 -- The Sacramento Kings today waived forward J.J. Hickson, according to Kings President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie.

Hickson, a 6-9, 242-pound forward, averaged 4.7 points (.370 FG%, 0-1 3pt, .638 FT%), 5.1 rebounds, 0.6 assists, and 18.4 minutes per game in 35 contests of which he started nine for the Kings.

The Kings roster now stands at 13 players.

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