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Report: Kings buy out Joe Johnson, who is headed to Houston Rockets

Joe Johnson, 36, is a seven-time All-Star who plans to sign with Houston, according to multiple reports.
Joe Johnson, 36, is a seven-time All-Star who plans to sign with Houston, according to multiple reports. AP

The Kings reportedly have reached an agreement on a buyout with guard Joe Johnson, who was acquired from Utah prior to the trade deadline.

Johnson, 36, is a seven-time All-Star who plans to sign with the Houston Rockets, according to multiple reports. He was part of the multi-team deal in which the Kings sent George Hill to Cleveland.

The buyout leaves the Kings with 14 players on their roster, leaving one spot to sign a player.

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