Hedo Turkoglu Back to Sacramento?

by June 08, 2010

Yahoo! has sources claiming Hedo wants to play in Sac-Town again: “Already public with his desire to be traded, disgruntled Toronto Raptors forward Hedo Turkoglu has privately expressed to league friends a desire to return to the Sacramento Kings, sources told Yahoo! Sports. After Raptors general manager Bryan Colangelo brought him to Toronto with a five-year, $53 million contract last summer, Turkoglu had a tumultuous season and recently told Turkish television โ€“ and apparently the organization โ€“ that he no longer wants to play for the franchise. The Kings and Raptors have yet to engage in trade discussions, sources say, but communication is a likely possibility before the end of the month. There wonโ€™t be much of a market for the declining veteran, but there are scenarios where he could make sense for the Kings. The Kings need a small forward with an ability to put the ball on the floor and general manager Geoff Petrie drafted Turkoglu and shepherded his development into one of the NBAโ€™s more versatile players. League executives believe Sacramento would need Toronto to minimally take forward Andres Nocioni and the two years, $13.5 million left on his contract.”