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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 10:30 am  |  11 responses

T-Wolves Waive Chucky Atkins

One less soldier for David Khan point-guard army: “The Wolves on Tuesday waived veteran guard Chucky Atkins, agreeing to pay him the due $760,000 for a $3.48 million contract that was most non-guaranteed. That cost savings is why Kahn traded Etan Thomas and two future second-round picks to Oklahoma City in late July for Atkins and Damien Wilkins … Also expect veteran center and former Timberwolf Mark Blount – and his $7.96 million expiring contract – to be waived in the next week.”

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  • Torrance

    He could have been a solid mentor for Flynn, I think.

  • Torrance

    Right, I totally missed the Sessions signing two weeks ago. Damn holiday trips abroad!
    Anyway, then it makes more sense.

  • http://slamonline.com/ niQ

    I don’t understand anything Kahn does but if it pans out then whatever.

  • Clark

    I can almost guarantee Kahn’s plan will not pan out. I mean, his first plan was to start Rubio and Flynn. If that is plan A, plan B C or D (whichever they are on now) has to be pretty freaking bad…

  • ClydeSays

    Atkins might be a good pickup for the Celts. Can a team pick up Blount & then waive him just for his contract? Or do they have to carry him on their roster?

  • http://staticseth.blogspot.com/ Seth

    I agree with Clyde – the Celtics could use Atkins behind Rondo. In Minny, is Sessions actually gonna come off the bench for Flynn? How is that gonna work?

  • DALLAS STOKES

    Atkins in a Celts jersey is a solid idea!!!

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    Clyde, Any team can take Mark Blount for the veterans minimum, he’s agent is ‘shopping’ around – trying to find a team that would give him some decent court time! I’d like him to come to PHX and learn to run fast and chase for offensive boards!

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    atkins to celtics sounds fine, but do we really want them to get much better??

  • http://www.hibachi20.blogspot.com Hursty

    Atkins should go to the Pistons. They have .5 of a PG right now in Stuckey.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Wayno

    Yeah, I wouldn’t mind having him back in the D.

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