Trade Official: Kings acquire J.J. Hickson for Omri Casspi

It is official.   Omri Casspi and a conditional future first-round pick for J.J. Hickson.

Kings VP of Basketball Ops Geoff Petrie:

“We’re very excited about the opportunity to acquire J.J. Hickson from the Cavaliers,” said Petrie. “We believe he’ll continue to fortify our frontline going forward. He’s an improving young player who is just 22 years old. We believe J.J. will be an important complement to our frontcourt and overall roster as well. We also wish Omri the best and hope he continues on to have a successful career with the Cavaliers.”

Noam Schiller will have analysis of the trade coming up.

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