Grizzlies, Thunder, Pelicans waive players

NBA.com Global on Sep 01, 2018 07:19 AM
Grizzlies, Thunder, Pelicans waive players
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Memphis Grizzlies press release

The Memphis Grizzlies waived center Dakari Johnson, General Manager Chris Wallace announced today.

Johnson (7-0, 255) appeared in 31 games (six starts) last season as a rookie for the Oklahoma City Thunder and averaged 1.8 points and 1.1 rebounds in 5.2 minutes. He was acquired by the Grizzlies from the Orlando Magic on July 23, 2018.

The 22-year-old New York native was selected the Thunder with the 48th overall pick in the second round of the 2015 NBA Draft following his sophomore season at the University of Kentucky. He has played three seasons in the NBA G League for the Oklahoma City Blue.

Oklahoma City Thunder press release

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder has waived forward Kyle Singler, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.

Singler appeared in 138 games (22 starts) over four years with the Thunder, recording averages of 3.2 points and 1.8 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per contest.

New Orleans Pelicans press release

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has waived guard DeAndre Liggins.

Liggins, 6-6, 209, appeared in 27 games (three starts) for New Orleans last season after being originally signed on January 10, averaging 1.6 points and 1.0 rebounds in 9.0 minutes.

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