After a flurry of activity on the first day of free agency, the Kings made another move Monday to acquire free agent Richaun Holmes.
A league source told The Sacramento Bee the Kings agreed to a two-year, $10-million deal with the strong, athletic power forward using their room mid-level exception. Terms were first reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Holmes, 25, is a bouncy young big man who spent his first three seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers before joining the Phoenix Suns last season. Holmes appeared in 70 games for the Suns, averaging 8.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 16.9 minutes per contest.
Holmes had a season-high 19 points and seven rebounds against the Clippers in December. He averaged 11.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in four games against the Kings.
Holmes is listed at 6-foot-10 and 235 pounds. He has started only 24 games in four seasons but has solid per-36-minute career averages of 16.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.9 blocked shots.
He’ll join a Kings front line that now features Marvin Bagley III, Dewayne Dedmon, Nemanja Bjelica and Harry Giles III.