Kings Acquire Alex Len and Jabari Parker

Team Sends Dewayne Dedmon, Two Future Second-Round Picks to Atlanta. Team Requests Waivers on Eric Mika.

The Sacramento Kings have acquired center Alex Len and forward Jabari Parker from the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for center Dewayne Dedmon, a 2020 second-round pick and a 2021 second-round pick.

Len, a former fifth overall selection in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns, has appeared in 452 games (180 starts) and is averaging 8.0 points (.493 FG%, .330 3pt%, .690 FT%), 6.3 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 1.0 blocks and 19.8 minutes per game with Phoenix (2013-18) and Atlanta (2018-2020). During the 2019-20 campaign, Len has accrued averages of 8.7 points (.546 FG%, .630 FT%), 5.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.8 blocks and 18.6 minutes per game in 40 games (9 starts) for Atlanta.

A five-year NBA veteran, Parker joins the Kings averaging 15.1 points (.492 FG%, .324 3pt%, .738 FG%), 5.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 0.9 steals and 29.3 minutes per game in 279 career games (190 starts) with four teams: Milwaukee (2014-18), Washington (2018-19), Chicago (2018-19) and Atlanta (2019-20). During the 2019-20 season with Atlanta, Parker has compiled averages of 15.0 points (.504 FG%, .736 FT%), 6.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.3 steals and 26.2 minutes per game in 32 games (23 starts).

As a member of the Kings, Dedmon averaged 5.1 points (.404 FG%, .197 3pt%, .821 FT%), 4.9 rebounds, 0.8 blocks and 15.9 minutes per game in 34 games (10 starts).

In one contest for Sacramento, Eric Mika scored six points (2-3 FG, 2-2 FT) and grabbed seven rebounds in 19 minutes.

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