The Sacramento Kings announced today that the team has signed guard Jordan Ford. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Additionally, the team announced today that Nerlens Noel and Neemias Queta have been waived.
Last season, Ford averaged 14.7 points (50.1 FG%, 40.4 3pt%, 80.6 FT%), 2.1 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.1 steals per game in 32 games (all starts) for the Stockton Kings, Sacramento’s G League affiliate. A member of Sacramento’s 2023 Summer League roster, Ford posted averages of 16.3 points, 2.8 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 1.0 steals in four games (all starts) for the Kings at the NBA 2K24 Summer League in Las Vegas.
In his first two seasons with the Kings, Queta appeared in 20 games for Sacramento. He played in 43 regular season games during the 2022-23 season for the Stockton Kings, averaging 17.7 points (68.5 FG%), 8.7 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game.
Last season, Queta led the G League in field goal percentage and ranked fourth in blocks per game on his way to earning All-NBA G League and All-Defensive G League honors. He also finished as the runner up for the NBA G League Most Valuable Player award. Queta was originally selected by the Kings with the 39th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft out of Utah State.
Noel holds career averages of 7.1 points (54.6 FG%), 6.1 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.5 blocks per game in 467 career games (223 starts).
The Kings roster now stands at 17 players.