Thursday July 2nd, 2015

The Sacramento Kings have signed former Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard James Anderson to a multi-year deal, according to Yahoo! Sports' Marc J. Spears. 

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.

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