Report: Not Monta Ellis. Not Wesley Matthews. But James Anderson will take Kings’ money

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The Kings agreed to an awful trade to clear cap space for players who don’t want it.

Monta Ellis reportedly rejected four years, $48 million from Sacramento for $4 million less with the Pacers. Wesley Matthews reportedly turned down four years, $64 million from the Kings for less with the Mavericks.

But Sacramento isn’t getting spurned by every guard.

Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports:

After playing three years for the Spurs and Rockets, James Anderson was a relatively veteran presence on the young 2013-14 76ers. He spent last season in Lithuania.

As far as cheap bench depth, Anderson is fine. It’s not yet clear how much the Kings will pay him, but anything over a minimum contract seems like an overpay.