The Sacramento Kings have waived KZ Okpala and signed PJ Dozier, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Kings made these two moves in the aftermath of their thrilling, 176-175 win over the LA Clippers on Friday.
According to Wojnarowski, Okpala underwent season-ending knee surgery, and the Kings opted to replace him with Dozier. Okpala had some nice defensive stints for Sacramento this season, but never got an extended chance at rotation minutes. On offense, Okpala would best be described as raw.
Dozier was previously with the Kings this season on a 10-day deal, but only played 10 minutes with Sacramento, scoring five points. After the back-to-back 10-day contracts expired, Dozier went back to the G-League, playing for the Iowa Wolves.