By Andrew Porter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The best move Sam Hinkie made as general manager of the Sixers was arguably his creative trade with the Kings where he received three players, two pick swaps, and a future first-round pick.

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Now, according to reports, the Kings are interested in hiring the ex-Sixers GM.

However, the Kings have reportedly denied their interest in Hinkie.

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Recently, Kings GM Vlade Divac controversially traded star center DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans.

At 29-45, the Kings currently have the 8th worst record in the NBA. The Sixers, at 27-46, have the fifth worst record. Thanks to aforementioned trade Hinkie made, the Sixers can swap first-round picks with the Kings this season and also own Sacramento’s 2019 first-round pick (unprotected).

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