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Sasha Vezenkov, the Sacramento Kings forward, has dispelled rumors suggesting his desire to depart from the NBA and return to Europe.

Despite frustrations with playing time, Vezenkov remains committed to honoring his contract and making his mark in the league.

According to Sean Cunningham’s report, Vezenkov’s alleged desire to leave the NBA is unfounded. Sources close to the player have refuted the claims, affirming his intention to stay and continue his development in the league.

Vezenkov, who signed a three-year, $20 million deal with the Kings last summer, is determined to fulfill his contractual obligations and contribute to the team’s success.

While his playing time may have been limited in his debut season, Vezenkov remains focused on making an impact whenever he steps onto the court.

During his first year in the NBA, Vezenkov showcased glimpses of his potential, averaging 5.4 points and 2.3 rebounds in just over 12 minutes per game off the bench.

The Kings organization has expressed its desire to retain Vezenkov, recognizing his value as a talented young player with room for growth.

However, the possibility of a larger rotational role, either with the Kings or another team, remains open for Vezenkov as he continues his NBA journey.