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SAY GOOD-BYE: Uninterested Canadians (traded for soon-to-be uninterested Tennesseans), F Shareef Abdur-Rahim (traded to Atlanta), G Mike Bibby and G Brent Price (traded to Sacramento), G Kevin Edwards (unsigned), G Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (unsigned), G Damon Jones (signed with Houston), G Erick Strickland (unsigned), G Doug West (unsigned).
A couple years ago, there was a great to-do in the NBA because Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf refused, for a game or two, to stand during the playing of the national anthem.
When his religious beliefs conflicted with NBA policies, Denver Nuggets guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, a devout Muslim, was suspended.
LOST: G Mitch Richmond, (traded to Bullets), F Otis Thorpe (traded to Bullets), G Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (playing overseas), C Olden Polynice (free agent, Sonics), C Michael Stewart (free agent, Raptors), F Billy Owens (free agent, Sonics), G Anthony Johnson (free agent, Hawks).
NBA: Sacramento Kings guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is leaving the NBA to play in Turkey.
The Kings obtained Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf in a trade with the Nuggets, and Edney's playing time and numbers diminished in his second season.
Former UCLA hero Tyus Edney has played just 62 minutes over the last six games, having been buried in the point-guard rotation by starter Bobby Hurley and Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf.
Sacramento has depended too much on Richmond; He averages 12 points more than the next highest-scoring King, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf.