The Chicago Bulls made their first cuts of the year after day four of training camp. The team announced Wednesday that they’d waived guards Kalin Lucas and Patrick Christopher.
Both players originally signed with Chicago as free agents on Sept. 27.
Christopher spent last season with Besiktas of the Turkish Basketball League. In 26 games, he averaged 11.0 points and 2.8 rebounds per game. During the 2011-12 season, he posted 12.8 points and 2.4 rebounds in 26 games with Cholet Basket of the French Basketball League.
Lucas, a former Michigan State point guard, spent last season with Banvit of the Turkish Basketball League. In 39 games, he averaged 9.0 points, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game. During the 2011-12 campaign, he appeared in 11 games with Olympiakos of the Greek Basketball League, averaging 8.0 points and 2.5 assists per game.
Chicago’s training camp roster now stands at 16.