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Suns Waive Atkins

Atkins has played 11 seasons in the NBA.
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Posted: Oct. 11, 2009

The Phoenix Suns have waived guard Chucky Atkins, the club announced today.

The 5-11, 185-pound guard appeared in three preseason games for Phoenix and averaged 1.0 points and 1.7 assists in 11.3 minutes.

Atkins is an 11-year NBA veteran who spent last season with the Detroit Pistons. He was originally signed by the Suns on Sept. 27, 2010.

The Suns’ roster now stands at 16. Phoenix can carry as many as 15 players and as few as 13 during the regular season.

Tomorrow night the Suns face Utah at US Airways Center at 7 p.m. in preseason action.

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