Sacramento Kings waive Tony Mitchell, Hamady Ndiaye and Willie Reed

Willie Reed on defense against the Golden State Warriors (Photo: Steven Chea)
The Sacramento Kings sent out an official press release this afternoon announcing that they have waived non-roster invitees Tony Mitchell, Hamady N’Diaye and Willie Reed, bringing their roster down to 14.

 KINGS WAIVE TONY MITCHELL, HAMADY NDIAYE, WILLIE REED

SACRAMENTO, CA —- The Sacramento Kings today requested waivers on forwards Tony Mitchell, Willie Reed and center Hamady Ndiaye, according to Kings President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie.

Mitchell, a 6-6, 210-pound forward from the University of Alabama, averaged 1.7 points (2-2 FG, 1-1 3pt), 0.3 rebounds, 0.7 assists, and 5.3 minutes per game in three preseason contests for the Kings. Mitchell played for the Kings during the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.

Reed, a 6-9, 220-pound forward from Saint Louis University, averaged 0.8 points (1-3 FG, 1-2 FT), 1.0 rebounds, and 2.8 minutes per game in four preseason games.

Ndiaye, a 7-0, 235-pound center from Rutgers, averaged 0.7 points (1-4 FG, 2-4 FT), 1.2 rebounds, and 4.8 minutes per game in six preseason contests. Ndiaye had played two NBA seasons with the Washington Wizards.

The Kings’ roster now stands at 14 players. The deadline for teams to turn in their rosters to the NBA is Monday, October 29, by 2 p.m. PDT. Sacramento opens its season on the road on October 31 at Chicago at 5:00 p.m. PDT. The Kings host Golden State on Monday, November 5 at 7 p.m. PDT in their first home game of the 2012-13 season.

We wish all three the best of luck in chasing their NBA dream.

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