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.
Free agent F Harrison Barnes has agreed to a four-year, $85M deal to stay with the Sacramento Kings, Excel Sports agent Jeff Schwartz tells ESPN.- Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2019
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.
Free agent Trevor Ariza has agreed to a two-year, $25M deal with the Sacramento Kings, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.- Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 30, 2019
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.