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Reports: Heat send G Mason Jr. to Kings

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The Miami Heat traded backup guard Roger Mason Jr. and cash to the Sacramento Kings on Thursday for a highly protected second-round pick, according to ESPN.com and CBSSports.com.

Sacramento is expected to buy out Mason with money included in the deal, according to CBSSports.com. Miami would then have a free roster spot to sign a veteran at the March 1 buyout deadline.

Mason averaged 3.0 points in 25 games for the Heat this season.

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens, Compare.bet, The Sports Daily, 90min, and TopRatedCasinos.co.uk. His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.

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