James Ham: Confirmed that Nigel Hayes was waived by the…

James Ham: Confirmed that Nigel Hayes was waived by the Kings in order to make room for the LaVine offer. Non-guaranteed contract. He is still with Sacramento at Las Vegas Summer League.

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Bobby Marks: Waiver of Nigel Hayes in Sacramento was done to clear out cap space to sign Zach LaVine to the $78M offer sheet. Sacramento can sign Hayes once he clears waivers and the $19.5M in room is restored after Chicago officially matches.
Sean Cunningham: Kings coach Dave Joerger on Nigel Hayes signing said he hasn’t seen him play a lot. Said he was between a small and power forward.
RaptorsMR: .@Raptors have recalled Nigel Hayes from @Raptors905. #WeTheNorth. Josh Lewenberg: Hayes' 2nd 10-day expires after today. Raptors will have to make a call on him tomorrow. twitter.com/raptorsmr/stat…
The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they have signed forward Nigel Hayes to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hayes, 6-foot-8, 254 pounds, is averaging 16.1 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 35.6 minutes in 38 games this season with the NBA G League’s Westchester Knicks. He is shooting .450 (227-for-505) from the field, .441 (94-for-213) from three-point range and .744 (64-for-86) at the free throw line. Hayes has scored 20-or-more points 10 times, including a season-high 37 points Nov. 7 at Delaware.
Adam Zagoria: Nigel Hayes is back with the @wcknicks after signing a 10-day with the Lakers.
Ian Begley: Knicks say they've signed Jamel Artis, Nigel Hayes & Xavier Rathan-Mayes. All 3 likely have partial guarantees and are signed for 1 year.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes has agreed to a partially guaranteed deal with the Knicks, league source tells ESPN.
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