Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Chicago waive Brown and Washington
The Chicago Bulls waived Elton Brown and Darius Washington and now their pre-season roster rests at 15 players.
Brown (2.08-PF/C) appeared in two preseason games with the Bulls and averaged 2.5 ppg and 2.0 rpg in 8.0 mpg. He participated in the 2008 Vegas Summer League with the Denver Nuggets, averaging a double-double, posting 13.4 ppg and 10.0 rpg in five appearances. Brown, who played in 120 games in four seasons at the University of Virginia, spent the 2007.08 season playing for both the Colorado 14ers and for Hapoel Holon.
Washington (1.88-PG/SG) saw action in two preseason games and averaged 8.0 ppg in 13.0 mpg. He was on the Milwaukee Bucks’ 2008 summer league roster and tallied averages of 9.6 ppg, 3.4 apg, 3.0 rpg in five appearances. Washington still has a contract in Europe with Aris, the team that he played for last season in the greek league and the Euroleague.