Sacramento Kings waive Filip Petrusev

Nov 24, 2023, 8:27 PM

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 16: Filip Petrusev #33 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots the ball durin...

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The Sacramento Kings will return from its two-week, six-game road trip with one less player on the active roster.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Kings have waived center Filip Petrsuev as they plan to keep the 15th and final roster spot open “for the foreseeable future.”

Petrsuev, 23, has reportedly been linked to Greek League club Olympiacos–the former club of current Sacramento forward Sasha Vezenkov.

Over two appearances with the Kings after being acquired in a trade from the Los Angeles Clippers, Petrusev scored three points over seven minutes of game action.

About Filip Petrusev

Filip Petrusev is a Serbian center who attended Gonzaga from 2018-20, where he was named WCC Player of the Year in 2020 after posting 17.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists on 56 percent shooting from the field over 33 games.

After being selected with the 50th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, Petrusev played overseas in the EuroLeague and ABA League.

Last season with Crvena zvezda mts, the 6’11 big averaged 11.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 0.8 blocks per game while shooting 59 percent from the field over 24 appearances.

The young center has only logged three games of NBA action in his brief career.

When is the next Sacramento Kings Game?

Did someone ask for more Kings vs. Warriors?

Sacramento will wrap up its Group Play portion of their NBA In Season Tournament schedule on Tuesday night when Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors travel to Golden 1 Center for a matchup that will air nationally on TNT.

After playing six-straight games on the road, the Kings will open up a four-game home stand–although the home stand could be interrupted by a brief trip to Las Vegas if Sacramento can defeat the Warriors and claim a spot in the Knockout Round.

Be sure to tune in right here on Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your Kings vs. Warriors coverage, beginning at 5:30 PM PST on Game Night before a 7:00 PM PST tip-off from downtown Sacramento.

Upcoming Schedule

  • Tuesday, November 28th – Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors** – 7:00 PM PST
  • Wednesday, November 29th – Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Clippers – 7:00 PM PST
  • Saturday, December 2nd – Sacramento Kings vs. Denver Nuggets – 7:00 PM PST
  • December 3rd-10th: NBA In-Season Tournament Week (Schedule TBD)
  • Monday, December 11th – Sacramento Kings vs. Brooklyn Nets – 7:00 PM PST
  • Tuesday, December 12th – Sacramento Kings @ Los Angeles Clippers – 7:30 PM PST

** NBA In-Season Tournament Group Play

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