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

Sacramento Kings  v Philadelphia 76ers

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 12: James Anderson #9 of the Philadelphia 76ers takes a shot against the Sacramento Kings at the Wells Fargo Center on March 12, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

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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.