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Sacramento Kings

NBA Free Agency 2019: Sacramento Kings re-sign Harrison Barnes and add Trevor Ariza, reports say

#Ariza Barnes

Harrison Barnes has agreed to a four-year, $85 million dollar deal to stay with the Sacramento Kings his agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN's, Adrian Wojnarowski.

Barnes declined his $25 million dollar player option with the Kings to open the door to sign a new longer agreement.

Barnes arrived in Sacramento after being traded by the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Justin Jackson and Zach Randolph.

The 27-year-old Barnes is the veteran leader of a young Kings core that features De'Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield, Marvin Bagley III and Bogdan Bogdanovic.

Barnes averaged 14.3 points, 5.5 rebounds shooting 46% from the field in 28 appearances for the Kings.

Barnes wasn't the only vet to join the Kings young core as Trevor Ariza will sign a two-year $25 million dollar deal with Sacramento according to Shams Charania of the Athletic.

Ariza started the season in Phoenix but ended it in Washington after being trade in December for Kelly Oubre and Austin Rivers.

The 34-year-old Ariza averaged 14.1 points, 5.3 rebounds shooting 41% from the field in 43 appearances for the Wizards.

Players can negotiate agreements with teams on Sunday, June 30 at 6:00 p.m. ET but contracts can't be officially signed until the new league year begins on July 6.

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