The Kings have named recently retired PF Shareef Abdur-Rahim an assistant coach.
Kings' forward Shareef Abdur-Rahim officially retired after 12 seasons on Monday.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is still unsure of whether or not he will continue his NBA career after his latest knee surgery.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim has started running after undergoing knee surgery in December.
Kings forward Shareef Abdur-Rahim, who has played in only six games, will be lost for the remainder of the season after having arthroscopic surgery Friday to remove bone spurs and joint lining from his right knee.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim says swelling has gone down in his right knee, but he's still not ready to rejoin the Kings lineup.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim will not play on Wednesday due to a knee injury.
Kings' power forward Shareef Abdur-Rahim is unhappy with his extremely limited playing time, and his agent is letting the world know it. "The coach yanks him out after a minute, and that's not the way you treat veteran players," agent Aaron Goodwin said.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is expected to play in the Kings' opener on Wednesday.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim, who had not played in the preaseason, made his first appearance with two scoreless minutes against the Clippers on Wednesday.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim, who underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in late June, practiced on Monday for the first time this season.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim was expected to miss the exhibition season, but the Kings forward said Thursday he hopes to return against the Clippers Wednesday in Los Angeles.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim will take at least three weeks off to rest his surgically repaired right knee.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim sat out of Kings' practice Tuesday and remains day-to-day.