As the injury-riddled Memphis Grizzlies searched for anyone healthy enough to take on some minutes late last season, they turned to journeyman point guard Jordan Farmar, and he played solidly. He averaged 9.2 points per game, shot 35 percent from three, and had a PER of 13.2 (below the league average but not unreasonable for a backup).
The coach there was Dave Joerger, who is now with the Kings. Sacramento could be scrambling for point guard depth the first couple months of the season as anointed starter Darren Collison pled guilty to a domestic violence charge and is expected to face a lengthy (20+ games) suspension to start the season.
You see where this is going. From the well-connected David Pick.
The Kings have 14 guaranteed deals on the books right now, they can add one more. I’d be surprised if this deal is fully guaranteed for the entire season, but it is reasonable to think Farmar could be on the roster opening day.