Kings Waive Two

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Sacramento Kings today waived guards Jordan Farmar and Isaiah Cousins, according to Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Vlade Divac.

Farmar averaged 6.5 points (.471 FG%, 5-11 3pt, .833 FT%), 1.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists in four preseason contests with Sacramento, including 14 points (5-8 FG, 4-5 3pt), one rebound and five assists against the L.A. Lakers on Oct. 13. A 10-year NBA veteran, Farmar has tallied career averages of 7.7 points (.423 FG%, .374 3pt%, .739 FT%), 1.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 19.5 minutes per game in 502 contests.

Selected by Sacramento out of Oklahoma in the second round (59th overall) of the 2016 NBA Draft, Cousins appeared in two exhibition contests for the Kings, totaling 12 minutes. The 6-5 guard averaged 9.7 points (.408 FG%, .407 3pt%, .711 FT%), 3.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.1 steals and 27.7 minutes per game over 137 career contests in four seasons with the Sooners (2012-13 – 2015-16).

Please reference the attached document for a copy of the Kings 2016-17 opening night roster.

SACRAMENTO KINGS 2016-17 OPENING NIGHT ROSTER

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Birthdate College/Last Team/Country Exp
40 Arron Afflalo G 6-5 210 10/15/85 UCLA/USA 9
22 Matt Barnes G 6-7 226 03/09/80 UCLA/USA 13
18 Omri Casspi F 6-9 225 06/22/88 Maccabi Tel Aviv/Israel 7
00 Willie Cauley-Stein C 7-0 240 08/18/93 Kentucky/USA 1
7 Darren Collison G 6-0 175 08/23/87 UCLA/USA 7
15 DeMarcus Cousins C 6-11 270 08/13/90 Kentucky/USA 6
8 Rudy Gay F 6-8 230 08/17/86 Connecticut/USA 10
41 Kosta Koufos C 7-0 265 02/24/89 hio State/USA 8
3 Skal Labissiere F 6-11 225 03/18/96 Kentucky/Haiti R
10 Ty Lawson G 5-11 195 11/03/87 North Carolina 7
23 Ben McLemore G 6-5 195 02/11/93 Kansas/USA 3
13 George Papagiannis C 7-1 240 07/03/97 Panathinaikos/Greece R
5 Malachi Richardson G 6-6 205 01/05/96 Syracuse/USA R
17 Garrett Temple G 6-6 195 05/08/86 Louisiana State/USA 6
43 Anthony Tolliver F 6-8 240 06/01/85 Creighton/USA 8

Head Coach: Dave Joerger (College – Moorhead State)
Assistant Coaches: Elston Turner (College – Ole Miss), Bryan Gates (College – Boise State), Jason March (College – Florida State), Duane Ticknor (College – South Dakota), Nancy Lieberman (College – Old Dominion)
Assistant Coach Player Development: Larry Lewis (College – Morehouse)
Advance Scout/Assistant Coach: Dan Hartfield (College – Wisconsin-Green Bay)
Director of Sports Medicine: Pete Youngman (College - Ithaca)
Head Athletic Trainer: Manny Romero (College - Loyola Marymount)
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach: Ramsey Nijem (College – UC Santa Barbara)

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE: Kosta Koufos (COAST-ah KOO-fuss); Skal Labissiere (La-bee-SEE-AIR); George Papgiannis (Pa-pa-YAHN-iss)



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