Bucks cut Marcus Landry, plus Jorge Gutierrez and Josh Powell
The Milwaukee Bucks requested waivers on three players Wednesday, releasing guard Jorge Gutierrez and forwards Marcus Landry and Josh Powell from their contracts.
The moves were announced by general manager John Hammond.
Gutierrez, in his second season out of California, played in 20 games last year for the Bucks, averaging 2.7 points and 1.1 assists in 8.7 minutes per contest. In four preseason games this year, he averaged 3.0 points and 2.8 assists.
Landry, 29, a Milwaukee native who starred at the University of Wisconsin, played last season in Spain, where he averaged 10.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 49 games. In the preseason, the hometown favorite averaged 2.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in four games.
Powell, in his seventh year out of North Carolina State, didn’t score in the preseason but averaged 0.8 rebounds and 0.5 assists in four games for the Bucks.
On Wednesday morning, Landry, who received plenty of social-media support since he was signed on Aug. 17, posted a tweet indicated that he was being cut.
With those moves, the Bucks’ roster now stands at 15 players.
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