Oklahoma City Thunder waive three, signs two

The Oklahoma City Thunder were busy on the transaction wire.

Oklahoma City has waived guards Bryce Alford and Markel Brown and forward Rashawn Thomas, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.

Then, they signed center Yannis Morin and forward Chris Wright, Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Morin and Write are expected to be waived before the season starts.

None of the waived players were surprising. They were all expected to be waived and signed by the Oklahoma City Blue.

Morin (6-10, 210) played five games (one start) with the Thunder in the 2017 Orlando Pro Summer League and averaged 2.2 points and 4.0 rebounds in 13.5 minutes per game. He spent the 2016-17 season with Le Havre in France, where he appeared in 37 games (28 starts) and averaged 6.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.84 blocks and 1.00 steal in 24.5 minutes per game.

Wright (6-8, 226) was a member of the Oklahoma City Blue during the 2016-17 season. He appeared in 20 games (four starts) and averaged 9.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.35 steals in 21.9 minutes per game.

Oklahoma City went 3-1 in the preseason and they will begin their regular season on Oct. 19 against the New York Knicks.

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