DECEMBER 22: Murkey’s 10-day contract is now official, per a press release from the Kings. It’ll run through December 31.
DECEMBER 21: The Kings will add free agent shooting guard Ade Murkey on a 10-day hardship deal, tweets Shams Charania of The Athletic.
The 23-year-old swingman currently plays for Sacramento’s G League affiliate in Stockton, where he’s averaging 11.7 points and 3.0 rebounds in 12 games.
Undrafted out of Denver in 2020, Murkey signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the Timberwolves last December, but was waived before the season started and spent the year in the G League. He signed with the Kings in October and was waived two days later.
Sacramento has been hit hard by COVID-19 this month and currently has seven players in the health and safety protocols.