Sacramento Kings waive Chance Comanche & Deonte Burton

Oct 12, 2023, 3:10 PM | Updated: 3:14 pm

(Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NBAE via Getty Images)

(Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NBAE via Getty Images)

With less than two weeks to go until the Sacramento Kings take the floor in Salt Lake City, Utah for their regular season opener, general manager Monte McNair is trimming the roster with each passing preseason game.

Just days removed from waiving veteran guard Jeremy Lamb, the Kings have waived center Chance Comanche and forward Deonte Burton.

According to The Kings Beat’s James Ham, the Kings will look to retain both players if they clear waivers and send them to their G-League affiliate in Stockton.

Comanche and Burton will likely return to Stockton for another season with the Kings, joining Lamb in moves that provide Sacramento with depth just down the road.

In 43 games with Stockton during the 2022-23 season, Comanche averaged 12.9 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 1.4 blocks in 22.5 minutes. His 49 total blocks were the sixth most of any player in the G-League last season. The 6’10 big also tallied the league’s 10th most fouls (93).

Burton, who spent 33 games with Stockton last season, averaged 11.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.7 assists on 52.1/41.6/79.5 shooting splits in 28.6 minutes. Additionally, he tallied 1.1 steals, 0.7 blocks, and 1.7 turnovers per night.

Now that the Kings have trimmed its roster to 18 players–the maximum limit for NBA teams–it looks as if guard Jaylen Nowell has a clear path to securing Sacramento’s final roster spot.

With no other players currently on training camp deals, Nowell could bring experience from his four seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves to a Kings team that is looking to build off of last year’s success.

Over four seasons with the T-Wolves, Nowell posted averages of 9.1 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per game while shooting 44 percent from the field and 32 percent from deep.

Current Sacramento Kings roster breakdown by position

Guards (8)

  • De’Aaron Fox
  • Davion Mitchell
  • Malik Monk
  • Kevin Huerter
  • Colby Jones
  • Jordan Ford (two-way)
  • Keon Ellis (two-way)
  • Jaylen Nowell**

Forwards (7)

  • Harrison Barnes
  • Keegan Murray
  • Chris Duarte
  • Trey Lyles
  • Sasha Vezenkov
  • Kessler Edwards
  • Jalen Slawson (two-way)

Centers (3)

  • Domantas Sabonis
  • JaVale McGee
  • Alex Len

**Training camp deal

Open Full Roster Spots: 1

Open Two-Way Spots: 0

Training Camp Spots: 0

Next Game

For the first time since April 30th, basketball will be played at Golden 1 Center on Sunday evening when the Kings face their Northern California rival Golden State Warriors.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Warriors coverage, beginning at 5:00 PM PST on Game Night before a 6:30 PM PST tip-off from downtown Sacramento.

Sacramento Kings 2023-24 Preseason Schedule

  • Sunday, October 15th – Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors – 6:30 PM PST
  • Wednesday, October 18th – Sacramento Kings @ Golden State Warriors – 7 PM PST
  • Thursday, October 19th – Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz – 7 PM PST

Sacramento Kings 2023-24 Regular Season Schedule

  • Tuesday, October 24th – NBA regular season begins
  • Wednesday, October 25th – Sacramento Kings @ Utah Jazz – 6 PM PST (Season Opener)
  • Friday, October 27th – Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors – 7 PM PST (Home Opener)
  • Sunday, October 29th – Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers – 6 PM PST
  • Wednesday, November 1st – Sacramento Kings @ Golden State Warriors – 7 PM PST

Thank you for reading Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube channel.


Sacramento Kings

Lauri Markkanen #23 of the Utah Jazz in action with Jeremy Sochan #10 of the San Antonio Spurs duri...

Brenden Nunes

Tony Jones: “The Jazz do not want to trade Lauri Markkanen”

Tony Jones, beat reporter for the Utah Jazz, joined The Drive Guys to discuss the availability of Lauri Makkannen and John Collins.

2 hours ago

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 12: Jared McCain #0 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after making a...

Frankie Cartoscelli

NBA Mock Draft Roundup: Sacramento Kings

The NBA Draft is just over two weeks away. Who do experts predict will be on the board for the Sacramento Kings at 13th?

10 hours ago

Domantas Sabonis #10 of the Sacramento Kings looks on against the Orlando Magic during the third qu...

Frankie Cartoscelli

Domantas Sabonis to host local basketball camp this summer

Sacramento Kings All-NBA center Domantas Sabonis will host a youth basketball camp this summer in Rocklin.

10 hours ago

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY - FEBRUARY 03: Rob Dillingham #0 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates in the fir...

Frankie Cartoscelli

NBA Draft Player Profile: Rob Dillingham

Should the Sacramento Kings pick Kentucky guard Rob Dillingham if he falls to 13th in this month's NBA Draft?

1 day ago

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - DECEMBER 08: Sasha Vezenkov #7 of the Sacramento Kings celebrates a three-point ...

Frankie Cartoscelli

What went wrong for Sasha Vezenkov & the Sacramento Kings?

Carmichael Dave and Jason Ross break down the Sasha Vezenkov-Sacramento Kings situation. What went wrong? Is there anyone to blame?

2 days ago

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 31: Sasha Vezenkov #7 of the Sacramento Kings looks on in the third ...

Frankie Cartoscelli

Report: Sasha Vezenkov wants out of Sacramento

According to, Bulgarian forward Sasha Vezenkov has requested a trade from the Sacramento Kings.

4 days ago

Sacramento Kings waive Chance Comanche & Deonte Burton