Donte Greene To Become Unrestricted Free Agent

June 27 2012 at 10:59pm CST By Alex Lee

Two days after extending a qualifying offer to restricted free agent Jason Thompson, the Kings have decided not to do the same for Donte Greene, effectively making the former Syracuse Orangeman an unrestricted free agent come July 1st. Greene tweeted on Wednesday night, thanking the Sacramento fans for their support.

Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee posted a reaction to the decision to let Greene walk.  Greene spent four seasons in Sacramento, averaging 6.1 PPG in limited minutes.  Similar to his time at Syracuse, Greene was never able to fulfill the potential that his 6'11" frame promised.  Still only 24, Greene is still a good bet to land an NBA job this offseason.

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