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Kings void Hayes' contract after failed physical

The Sacramento Kings have voided Chuck Hayes' contract after the forward failed a physical.

According to the Sacramento Bee, Hayes was found to have a heart abnormality in an echo stress test.

Kings president of basketball operations Geoff Petrie said in a statement Monday that notifying Hayes of the news was "one of the most heartbreaking moments of my professional or personal life."

Hayes signed a four-year, $21.3 million deal on December 9.

The 28-year-old averaged 7.9 points and 8.1 rebounds in 74 games with Houston last year. Hayes had been with the Rockets since entering the league in 2005-06.