SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Sacramento Kings center Spencer Hawes will miss the remainder of the season due to a left knee injury, the team announced on their website on Thursday (www.nba.com/kings/).

Hawes, who was averaging 10 points and 6.1 rebounds on the season, had an MRI that revealed a bone contusion and will seek a second opinion but miss the Kings' final six games.

(Reporting by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing Peter Rutherford)