Former first-round pick George Hill has signed with the Sacramento Kings following ESPN reports that he was in talks with the Los Angeles Lakers on a short-term deal:

Hill is coming off a career-year in Utah, where he averaged 16.9 points per game. He helped the Jazz to the playoffs alongside All-Star Gordon Hayward.

The Kings followed that up with inking two-time All-Star Zach Randolph, formerly of the Memphis Grizzlies:

He was reportedly in talks with the Lakers, where he would have served as a mentor of sorts for first-round pick Lonzo Ball.

The Lakers have reportedly also had discussions with former Boston Celtic Rajon Rondo.

Former first-round pick spurns Los Angeles Lakers in free agency signing Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images
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