Chicago Bulls waive four players a day after their last preseason game

By Daniel Greenberg

The Chicago Bulls finished the preseason 2-3. On Saturday, the Bulls decided to release four players from their roster.

The Chicago Bulls preseason is officially over, which means we are one step closer to the regular season. With their first regular season game days away, the Bulls have to get their roster down to 15 players.

On Saturday, the Bulls announced that they have cut Antonius Cleveland, Derrick Walton Jr., Kaiser Gates, and JaKarr Sampson. If all four players clear waivers, then they will become unrestricted free agents.

Sampson, Gates, and Walton signed training camp deals with the Bulls. Cleveland was claimed off waivers by the Bulls in July.

All four players didn’t really get the chance to play in the Bulls five preseason games, and if they did then it was in the last couple of minutes of the game. None of the players that the Bulls released was surprising.

The Chicago Bulls now have 15 players that have a standard contract, and they have Rawle Alkins who is on a two-way deal. Since Alkins is on a two-way deal, he can spend up to 45 days with the Bulls. He will mostly play for the Windy City Bulls. Bulls still have one two-way contract...

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