Kings forward Royce White's second 10-day contract expired Wednesday after he appeared in three games, according to the Sacramento Bee. The Kings could still sign White, who will be discussing his future with management in the coming days. The team's plan for him included a trip to Las Vegas to play on their summer-league team if they sign him for the rest of the season.
The Kings officially announced the signing of forward Royce White to a second 10-day contract Tuesday. White finished a D-League assignment with the Kings last weekend, averaging 8.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists in four games for the Reno Bighorns, and could make his NBA debut at some point during this contract.
The Kings recalled forward Royce White late Thursday, at the end of his assignment with the Reno Bighorns of the D-League. White averaged 8.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 24.8 minutes per game in four appearances for Reno. White was signed to a 10-day contract March 6, so Saturday is the final day of his contract. According to News10.com, White will travel straight to Sacramento rather than joining the team on it's current road trip, which ends Sunday in Minnesota. White is not guaranteed to be with the Kings beyond Saturday, though it seems likely after the team's official twitter account announced Thursday he will wear No. 35 with the team.
The Kings announced the signing of free agent forward Royce White on Thursday. White was assigned to the team's D-League affiliate immediately after the signing. He has yet to play in the NBA since being taken 16th overall in the 2012 draft.
The Kings intend to sign free agent forward Royce White according to Yahoo.com Wednesday, but he won't see the floor with them right away. According to the report, the Kings expect to sign White to a 10-day contract Thursday, followed immediately by an assignment to the team's D-League affiliate in Reno. White will play four games for the Big Horns, during which time the Kings will evaluate him to determine whether he will be worth a second 10-day deal. White has yet to play in the NBA since being taken 16th overall in the 2012 draft, amid a series of high profile disputes with the Rockets over treatment of his anxiety disorger.
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