SACRAMENTO -- Up until a week ago, there was nothing but positive vibes coming out of Sacramento. On a mission to snap their 13-year playoff drought, the Kings were focused on the task at hand.
While the fight behind the scenes may be contentious, at least from one side, there is still hope that something can get done before Monday’s deadline.
Following practice on Friday, Hield and general manager Vlade Divac were seen together chatting and laughing while cameras rolled.
Buddy and Vlade seem to be alright, despite the contract squabble. pic.twitter.com/iAz63Smq7T— James Ham (@James_HamNBCS) October 18, 2019
It could mean nothing. It could mean everything. All is fair in love and war...and contract negotiations.
The gap between the two sides is reportedly $20 million over the life of the contract. That’s a substantial difference in opinion when it comes to the contractual worth of a player.
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