Kings pick up option on Hawes, who will back up Miller this season
Hawes, the 10th overall pick out of Washington in the 2007 draft, averaged 4.7 points and 3.2 rebounds as a rookie last season. He is expected to back up Brad Miller this season.
Hawes will make about $2.18 million this season, and more than $2.33 million in 2009-10.
Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press
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