CHAMP OGUCHI LEAVES RED CLAWS
DUE TO PERSONAL REASONS

Red Claws Retain Rights to Popular Guard

PORTLAND, ME (February 28, 2011) - The Maine Red Claws, presented by Quirk Chevrolet, today announced that guard Champ Oguchi has requested to be waived due to personal reasons to attend to a family matter. 

“We are sorry to see Champ Oguchi go,” said Red Claws President and General Manager Jon Jennings. “He has been a class act from day one and is among the hardest working players on the team. Whether it is this season or next, we look forward to seeing him in a Red Claws’ uniform again.”

The Red Claws will retain Oguchi’s NBA Development League rights.