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Sunday, June 26th, 2011 at 1:13 pm  |  14 responses

Sacramento Kings Interested in Aaron Brooks?

The Kings added Jimmer Fredette to their backcourt during last week’s Draft, but according to the NY Daily News, they’re still interested in making a play for point guard/restricted free agent Aaron Brooks: “With Jimmer Fredette’s addition to a backcourt featuring Tyreke Evans, Sacramento doesn’t have a playmaker, but the answer might come in free agency, whenever that is. The Kings plan on making a pitch for the Suns’ Aaron Brooks, who is restricted. Phoenix made him a qualifying offer on Thursday.”

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  • http://slamonline.com Easy Bee

    If they’re looking for a playmaker, they shouldn’t be looking at Aaron Brooks. I like the guy and he’s a big scorer but not a playmaker…

  • Jose

    Isn’t Aaron Brooks somewhat the same style as Jimmer?

  • http://www.dimemag.com Royal

    It works on 2k11….

  • Overtime

    Out of interest, I’m guessing that as soon as the CBA ends in four days, teams aren’t allowed to trade or sign anyone?

  • http://slamonline.com Easy Bee

    @Overtime, nope, no trade, no FA signing, and I think the players aren’t allowed to use the practice falicities of their teams and stuff like that, not 100% sure though.

  • connor

    cavs should try and offer them sessions for jason thompson seeing as he’s effectively been upgraded by cousins and could be perfect in their byron scott fast pace future

  • Lyger-Shark

    Horrible

  • brandon

    another guard? they have so many!

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    Aaron Brooks is nothing like Jimmer Fredette. And he IS a playmaker. He can put points on the board but his passing is very underrated.

  • Overtime

    Thanks Easy Bee, yeah ive heard that theyre not allowed to use practice facilities.
    As far as im aware, they arent allowed to do anything termed as ‘working’, use the facilities, the trainers, etc.
    Was just wondering if it was the same for the GM’s

  • http://slamonline.com JL

    why did they trade away beno again? I thought he was pretty good on their team. their problem was evans being semi injured all year and their big men were inconsistent. Plus the coach not establishing a rotation ever was frustrating too.

  • http://hoopistani.blogspot.com hoopistani

    No need – Tyreke Evans is a great playmaker.

  • http://hoopistani.blogspot.com hoopistani

    when he wants to be, that is

  • http://slamonline ryan

    please no more point guards we are good in that deprtment we have some bigs down low,we need to find a good veterin mentor fourard type center to help the young talented D.Cousins,also a good spot up deep shooter like R.Allen,Terry or Peja.Last year we lacked in paint points and we were bad at shooting 3 pointers a couple good vets could realy help this team.

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