Landry out for the season for Kings

The Sports Xchange/Reuters

Posted at Mar 09 2014 08:55 AM | Updated as of Mar 09 2014 04:55 PM

The Sacramento Kings announced that forward Carl Landry will miss the rest of the season after an MRI revealed a medial meniscus tear in his right knee.

Landry averaged 4.2 points on 51.7 percent field-goal shooting and 82.4 percent from the free-throw line and 3.2 rebounds in 12.9 minutes over 18 games this season.

In seven NBA seasons, Landry is averaging 11.5 points and 5.2 rebounds with the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Hornets and Kings.

Also, the Kings signed guard Orlando Johnson to a second 10-day contract.

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Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo was suspended one game without pay for forcibly striking New Orleans Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma in the throat, the NBA announced.

Mayo was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected with 1:52 remaining in the first quarter of Milwaukee's 112-104 loss to the Pelicans on Friday at Smoothie King Center.

Mayo was expected to serve the suspension Saturday night when the Bucks hosted the Washington Wizards at BMO Harris Bradley Center.

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The Washington Wizards signed forward Drew Gooden to a second 10-day contract.

Gooden, who was initially signed by the Wizards on Feb. 26, has averaged 4.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in 11.0 minutes over three games.

Before signing his first 10-day contract, the 6-foot-10 Gooden last played in the NBA during the 2012-13 season with the Milwaukee Bucks, averaging 3.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 16 games.

Gooden, 32, is a veteran of 11 NBA seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers and Bucks. In 690 career regular-season games, Gooden has averaged 11.8 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists.

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The Miami Heat signed guard DeAndre Liggins to a second 10-day contract.

Liggins, who was signed to an initial 10-day contract Feb. 25, had two points and one rebound in 1:24 minutes in one game.

The NBA Development League All-Star averaged 14.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 2.54 steals and 40.3 minutes while shooting 39.8 percent in 35 games with the Sioux Falls Skyforce earlier this season. (Editing by Julian Linden)