Anderson last played in the NBA duyring the 2013–14 season, when he averaged 10.1 points and 3.8 assists per game.
He spent last season as a member of Žalgiris in the Lithuanian Basketball League.
The Kings were aggressively pursuing Mavericks' guard Monta Ellis, Yahoo! Sports reported Wednesday night, but lost out Thursday to the Indiana Pacers. Ellis and the Pacers reportedly agreed to a four-year deal worth $44 million.
The Kings engineered a trade Wednesday that will send guard Nik Stauskas, forward Justin Thompson and forward Carl Landry to the 76ers in exchange for draft picks. The move was purportedly to clear salary cap space so that Sacramento could sign additional free agents.
The Kings have agreed to a multi-year deal with guard James Anderson, a source told Yahoo Sports.— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) July 2, 2015