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Richaun Holmes
Richaun Holmes
Position: F
Born: 10/15/93
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:243 lbs. / 110.2 kg.
Salary: $11,215,260
The same may not be the case for veteran center Richaun Holmes. Despite being in the second year of a four-year contract, Holmes has fallen out of the rotation. The 29-year-old hasn’t seen action in six of the last seven games, with his only court time coming in the 153-121 blowout win over the Brooklyn Nets. Whether the Kings can find a trade partner for Holmes is in question. He’s owed $11.2 million this season, $12 million next season and he has a player option for $12.9 million in 2024-25.
“I don’t know if they would get another big guy, with (Andre) Drummond there, but finding a way to make a deal for Richaun Holmes in Sacramento might be a way to give them some rim protection. The problem is, it is a tough fit with their salary structure, making the match, I don’t think you’d give up a Coby White for a guy riding pine in Sacramento.  I think they’d do well with a volume 3-point shooter, a Buddy Hield or Luke Kennard or even Duncan Robinson, if they could figure out a way to make that deal. But again, the contracts are not really there for that kind of deal,” the Eastern Conference executive told Heavy Sports.
Sean Cunningham: Speaking with Kings C Richaun Holmes for the first time since he stepped away from Sacramento last season due to off the court family matters. All of that is now behind him, as well as healthy vision after eye injuries sustained last season, he’s ready to return to form pic.twitter.com/kGM3JGqnuL