While many Sacramento Kings fans may feel the team has not been very active during the offseason, the team has actually been extremely busy behind the scenes preparing for the 2020-21 NBA season.
Here are just a few of the transactions the Kings have been involved in since their departure from the Orlando bubble over the summer. As usual, if we missed anything, please let us know.
8/14 – Vlade Divac resigns as GM.
8/15 - Peja Stoijakovic resigns as assistant GM.
9/17 – Monte McNair hired as GM.
9/17 – Joe Dumars named Chief Strategy Officer.
10/7 – Alvin Gentry hired as Associate Head Coach.
10/18 - Wes Wilcox hired as Assistant GM.
10/18 - Phil Jabour hired as VP of Player Personnel.
10/18 - Paul Johnson hired as Director of Basketball Operations;
10/31 - Bob Beyers resigns as Assistant Coach (hired by New Orleans).
11/5 - Rex Kalamian hired as Assistant Coach.
11/6 - Marc Jones hired as lead TV play-by-play announcer for the 2020-21 season.
11/9 – Gary Gerould to return as the radio play-by-play announcer for the 2020-21 season.
11/17 – Forward Jabari Parker exercises $6.5 million player option for 2020-21 season.
11/18 – Forward Nemanja Bjelica had his $7.15 million team option picked up for the 2020-21 season.
11/18 - Guard Tyrese Haliburton (Iowa State) selected with the 12th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
11/18 - Traded the draft rights to the 35th pick (Xavier Tillman Sr) to the Memphis Grizzlies for the draft rights to the 40th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft and a future second round selection.
11/18 - Forward Robert Woodard II (Mississippi State) selected with the 40th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
11/18 - Guard Jahmi'us Ramsey (Texas Tech) selected with the 43rd pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
11/18 – Traded the draft rights to the 52nd pick (Kenyon Martin Jr) to the Houston Rockets for a future second-round pick and cash considerations.
11/20 – Guard Quinton Rose (Temple) agreed to sign an Exhibit 10 contract.
11/22 – Center Harry Giles (Sacramento Kings) signed a 1-year/minimum free-agent contract with the Portland Trail Blazers.
11/22 – Guard Kent Bazemore (Sacramento Kings) signed a 1-year/$2.3 million free-agent contract with the Golden State Warriors.
11/24 – Guard Bogdan Bogdanovic (Sacramento Kings) signed a 4-year/$72 million restricted free-agent contract with the Atlanta Hawks that was not matched.
11/25 – Guard De'Aaron Fox signed a 5-year/$163 million contract extension.
11/26 – Center Frank Kaminsky (Phoenix Suns) agreed to sign a 1-year/veteran minimum (nonguaranteed) free-agent contract.
11/27 – Guard Tyrese Haliburton (Iowa State) signed a 4-year/$17.8 million rookie contract.
11/27 – Center Hassan Whiteside (Portland Trail Blazers) signed a 1-year/$2.3 million free-agent contract.
11/27 - Forward Vince Edwards (Canton Charge) agreed to sign an Exhibit 10 contract.
11/28 – Forward DaQuan Jeffries signed a 2-year/$3 million restricted free-agent contract.
11/28 - Center Chimezie Metu (San Antonio Spurs) signed an Exhibit 10 contract.
11/29 – Center Alex Len (Sacramento Kings) signed a 1-year/$2.3 million free-agent contract with the Toronto Raptors.
11/29 - Forward Glenn Robinson III (Philadelphia 76ers) agreed to a 1-year/veteran minimum free-agent contract.
11/30 - Kyle Draper hired as secondary TV play-by-play announcer and pre/post-game host for the 2020-21 season.
12/1 - Forward Robert Woodard II (Mississippi State) signed a 4-year/$3.3 million rookie contract.
12/2 - Forward Glenn Robinson III (Philadelphia 76ers) signed a 1-year/veteran minimum free-agent contract
12/4 - F Marvin Bagley had his 4th year rookie contract option of $11.3 million picked up for the 2021-22 season.
12/4 - Guard Jahmi'us Ramsey (Texas Tech) signed a 3-year rookie contract.
12/18 - Forward Vince Edwards was waived.
12/19 - Center Frank Kaminsky was waived.
Stay tuned! The Kings are not even close to being done. We'll update this list as new transactions are announced leading up to the start of the 2020-21 season.