In addition to their search for frontcourt help for DeMarcus Cousins, the Sacramento Kings are still on the lookout for backcourt depth as well. Behind starters Darren Collison and Ben McLemore, the Kings aren't getting much help (Ray McCallum has shown flashes, but isn't a consistent answer). Ramon Sessions has been brutal and finds himself on the trade block, and first round draft pick Nik Stauskas - a three-point gunner in college - is shooting just .274 from behind the arc.
Enter 30-year-old journeyman Mike Efevberha, who just finished his season with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. Efevberha, who has played in China, Lebanon, Russia, Switzerland, New Zealand and the D-League, was absolutely dominant in China this year. He averaged 27.8 points on 51 percent shooting during the regular season, and put up 42.4 points and 9.6 rebounds per game over the last five contests of the season.
This outburst caught the eye of plenty of front offices across the pond, and Sacramento's Pete D'Allesandro is one of many GMs now weighing up a move for Efevberha. According to RealGM, the Kings and the 76ers are the two teams known to be trying to bring him in via the D-League, and interest is sure to heat up with the NBA trade deadline approaching and the Chinese season at an end.
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