Former Top Picks Dante Exum, Kris Dunn, and More Waived Ahead of Opening Night

Kris Dunn Waived

A myriad of former top draft picks, including Dante Exum and Kris Dunn, have been waived ahead of the opening night roster-cut deadline.

The Houston Rockets waived Dante Exum, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

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Exum, the number five pick in the 2014 draft, last played with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2020-21, averaging 3.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game.

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Kris Dunn, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

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Dunn, the number five pick in the 2016 draft, last played with the Atlanta Hawks in 2020-21, averaging 1.3 points in four games.

Other notable players who were waived include former top prospect Harry Giles, number eight pick (2016) Marquese Chriss, and sharpshooter Garrison Matthews.

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