Kings Give Vlade Divac Contract Extension, Pick Up Dave Joerger's Option - NBC Bay Area

Kings Give Vlade Divac Contract Extension, Pick Up Dave Joerger's Option

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    Kings Give Vlade Divac Contract Extension, Pick Up Dave Joerger's Option
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    Kings give Vlade Divac contract extension, pick up Dave Joerger's option

    Despite finishing with a 32-50 record last season, the Kings have given contract security to GM Vlade Divac and head coach Dave Joerger.

    The teamm announced Wednesday that Divac's contract was extended through the 2019-20 season.

    Similarly, Joerger's option for the 2019-20 season was picked up.

    Divac joined the Kings' front office during the 2015-16 season, while Joerger is entering his second season with the franchise.

    "I am so excited to continue to build this team with incredible partners and want to thank Vivek and the entire Sacramento Kings organization for their support. Together, from ownership to the front office to Dave and his team, we're unified in our vision for the future of this franchise. I look forward to the hard work and fun ahead as we strive to make Sacramento proud," Divac said in a statement released by the team.

    The Kings appear to have a bright future with the addition of five rookies -- De'Aaron Fox, Justin Jackson, Harry Giles, Frank Mason III and Bogdan Bogdanovic.

    "It is a great time to be in Sacramento and I'm thrilled by the opportunity to continue working alongside Vlade and the entire Kings organization. Together, we are bonded as a group focused on working hard and developing our team," Joerger said in a statement.

    The Kings open the 2017-18 season on Wednesday, Oct. 18 against the Rockets in Sacramento.