Kings sign center Chimezie Metu to two-way contract

The Sacramento Kings have signed free agent center Chimezie Metu to a two-way contract.

Metu appeared in four preseason games with the Kings, averaging 6.0 points (.563 FG%, .333 3pt%, .625 FT%), 2.3 rebounds and 7.4 minutes per game. An early entrant out of the University of Southern California, the 49th overall selection in the 2018 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs has career averages of 2.3 points (.430 FG%, .767 FT%), 1.5 rebounds and 5.3 minutes per game in 47 games in two seasons with San Antonio (2018-20). During the 2019-20 season, Metu averaged 3.2 points (.571 FG%, .769 FT%), 1.8 rebounds and 5.8 minutes per game in 18 games.

Sacramento’s roster now stands at 17 players.

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