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Sacramento Kings signing forward KZ Okpala to two-year deal

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Dec 15, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Miami Heat forward KZ Okpala (11) dribbles past Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Forward KZ Okpala reached an agreement on a two-year deal with the Sacramento Kings, agent Aaron Mintz of CAA confirmed Friday to Yahoo Sports.

The 23-year-old free agent averaged 3.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 11.6 minutes in 21 games off the Miami Heat bench in 2021-22.

A second-round pick in 2019, Okpala has career averages of 2.8 points and 1.8 rebounds in 63 games (nine starts) over three seasons with the Heat.

The 6-foot-8 Okpala is a California native who played college basketball at Stanford.

–Field Level Media