Former Seahawk Sessions sent from Kings to Wizards

sessions-kingsThe Sacramento Kings traded Myrtle Beach High product Ramon Sessions to the Washington Wizards in exchange for guard Andre Miller on Thursday.

The Wizards officially announced it about two hours after the trade deadline. Sessions, who averaged 5.4 points, 2.7 assists and 17.8 minutes in 36 games for the Kings, is playing for his seventh team during his eight-year NBA career. The Wizards hope he will provide backcourt support for Wizards point guard John Wall.

“Ramon is a proven veteran who will bring an up-tempo style to our second unit and give us quickness, energy and defensive presence,” Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld said. “He can make plays for himself as well as others and will help to solidify our bench as we head into the final 28 games of the season and the playoffs.”

Miller will be reunited with coach George Karl when both were with Denver. Karl is about to take over as coach of the Kings, will have Miller back. Miller was not playing much for the Wizards, averaging 12.4 minutes, 3.6 points and 2.8 assists per game.

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