After dealing Thomas Robinson to the Rockets in a salary dump that landed them Patrick Patterson on Wednesday night, the Kings are reportedly still among one of the most active teams in the NBA in the hours leading up to the trade deadline on Thursday.
The latest rumor is that may deal the talented but enigmatic Tyreke Evans, whose set to be a restricted free agent at the end of the season:
Also hearing Kings could revisit dealing Tyreke Evans. His knee injury slowed talks when he might have been traded earlier this season— JasonJones (@mr_jasonjones) February 21, 2013
Evans was expected to become a star after winning the Rookie of the Year Award in 2009, but he's been unable to take the next step in Sacramento. This season, he's averaging 15 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists on 48/33/76 shooting.
It's unclear as to what exactly the Kings would want in return for Evans, but if their main incentive is just moving his $5.2 million salary this season, they should be able to find someone willing to roll the dice on the talented fourth-year guard.