Source: Kings Waive Ben McLemore in Order to Clear Second Roster Spot

Ben McLemore's time in Sacramento has come to an end.

NBC Sports California's James Ham confirmed that the Kings have waived McLemore in order to clear a second roster spot, after their flurry of moves.

McLemore was drafted No. 7 overall in the 2013 draft by the Kings and has averaged 8.8 points in 23.7 minutes per game in his career.

The sixth-year guard spent the first four years of his career in Sacramento before playing with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2017-18. He returned to the Kings for this season. 

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In 19 games with Sacramento this year, McLemore is only averaging 3.9 points in 8.3 minutes per game.

He averaged a career-high 12.1 points per game in 2014-15, starting all 82 games for the Kings.

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