The Kings sent out the following press release regarding fourth year forward J.J. Hickson.

KINGS WAIVE J.J. HICKSON

SACRAMENTO, CA —- The Sacramento Kings today waived forward J.J. Hickson, according to Kings’ President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie.

Hickson, a 6-9, 242-pound forward, averaged 4.7 points (.370 FG%, 0-1 3pt, .638 FT%), 5.1 rebounds, 0.6 assists, and 18.4 minutes per game in 35 contests of which he started nine for the Kings.

The Kings’ roster now stands at 13 players.

We will have more on this story as it develops. For now, this goes down as a major disappointment for everyone involved.