The wild offseason for the Sacramento Kings continues with potentially a former No. 1 overall draft pick coming to Sacramento.
To add to their frontcourt, the Kings are in advanced discussions with center Andrea Bargnani, according to multiple reports.
Bargnani, 29, averaged 14.8 points and 4.4 rebounds per game with the New York Knicks last season. The 7-foot center also shot 36.6 percent from 3-point range.
After being taken with the top pick in the 2006 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors, Bargnani has had both highs and lows since coming to the NBA from Italy, with giant expectations put on him.
His 14.8 points per game were the most that he averaged since the 2011-12 season, but he also only played in 29 games. Bargnani has only averaged 34 games played in his last four seasons.
Signing Bargnani would add another big that the Kings brought in to their roster this offseason. Sacramento first drafted center Willie Cauley-Stein with the sixth pick in the draft and signed center Kosta Koufos to a multi-year deal.
For his career, Bargnani has averaged 15 points and 4.8 rebounds per game in nine seasons.
ESPN sources say Sacramento Kings are in advanced discussions with Andrea Bargnani and closing in on signing the former Knick— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 12, 2015
Can confirm @ESPNSteinLine report about Andrea Bargnani. One sources says it "looks promising" that he will sign with Kings— Jason Jones (@mr_jasonjones) July 12, 2015