Kings ship Outlaw, Acy to Knicks

Kings ship Outlaw, Acy to Knicks
August 6, 2014, 3:00 pm
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Quincy Acy averaged 2.7 points per game in 56 appearances with the Kings in 2013-14. (AP)

SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings today acquired forward-center Jeremy Tyler, guard Wayne Ellington and the unencumbered rights to the Knicks’ 2016 second-round draft selection from New York in exchange for forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw, it was announced by Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro.

“We want to thank Quincy and Travis for their contributions to the Kings organization,” said D’Alessandro. “We all wish them great success in their careers moving forward.”

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Ellington is averaging 6.4 points (.418 FG%, .386 3pt%, .855 FT%), 1.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game in 312 career contests. The sharpshooter has been with Minnesota (2009-10 – 2011-12), Memphis (2012-13), Cleveland (2012-13), Dallas (2013-14) and New York in his five-year NBA career.

Tyler has accrued averages of 3.8 points (.446 FG%, .573 FT%) and 2.7 rebounds per contest in 80 career NBA games in three seasons with three teams – Golden State (2011-12 – 2012-13), Atlanta (2012-13) and New York (2013-14).

Outlaw has career averages of 8.5 points (.423 FG%, .337 3pt%, .744 FT%), 3.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 20.9 minutes per game in 622 career contests spanning 11 seasons with four teams - Trail Blazers (2003-04 – 2009-10), Clippers (2009-10), Nets (2010-11) and Kings (2011-12 – 2013-14).

Acy, acquired last season in a trade with Toronto, is averaging 3.1 points (.500 FG%, .294 3pt%, .725 FT%), 3.2 rebounds and 12.9 minutes per game in 92 career games in two seasons with Toronto and Sacramento.

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