DeMar DeRozan, Kings finalizing 3-year, $76 million deal: Sources


By Shams Charania, Lukas Weese and Darnell Mayberry

Six-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan is finalizing a three-year, $76 million deal with the Sacramento Kings in a sign-and-trade, according to league sources.

The Kings are sending Harrison Barnes to the San Antonio Spurs, while Chris Duarte and two second-round picks are going to the Chicago Bulls, per league sources.

DeRozan, 34, becomes the most accomplished free-agent commitment for the Kings in Sacramento after spending the last three seasons with the Bulls.

In 2023-24, DeRozan averaged 24.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game on 48 percent shooting from the floor. He finished this season as the NBA’s minutes leader after playing 44 minutes in the Bulls’ 120-119 overtime loss at New York on the final day of the regular season. DeRozan logged 2,988 total minutes, the third most of his career and his most since the 2013-14 season.

DeRozan, 34, became the first player since LeBron James (33) in 2018 to lead the league in minutes in his 30s. Before that, Elvin Hayes (31) in 1976-77 was the last player to lead the NBA in minutes in his 30s. DeRozan’s minutes also were the most since Bradley Beal who finished with 3,028 in 2018-19.

The Kings finished ninth in the Western Conference in 2023-24 with a 46-36 record. Sacramento lost to the New Orleans Pelicans in the Play-In Tournament.

This story will be updated. 

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