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SOURCE: Blazers waive Brandon Williams, Wes Iwundu and Devontae Cacok
The Blazers now have two open two-way spots.
The Trail Blazers have begun their training camp cuts, waiving forwards Devontae Cacok and Wes Iwundu and two-way guard Brandon Williams, a league source told The Rose Garden Report on Friday.
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Williams, a G League call-up during last December's league-wide Omicron surge, stuck around on a two-way deal after the Blazers converted two-way forward Trendon Watford's contract to a standard NBA contract. He played for the Blazers in Las Vegas at Summer League and entered training camp on a two-way deal.
Cacok, who went undrafted in 2019, has played parts of two seasons with the Lakers and Spurs and spent time in the G League. Iwundu, a five-year NBA veteran, has played for the Magic, Mavericks, Pelicans and Hawks.
After waiving Williams, the Blazers now have both of their two-way contract slots open. Center Olivier Sarr, who played well in extended minutes in Thursday night's exhibition game against Maccabi Ra'anana, is in contention, as are guards Isaiah Miller and Jared Rhoden, who are still with the team on camp invites. It's also possible they sign another player after other teams finish their camp cuts ahead of the start of the season. The team has an open roster spot as well, but that is unlikely to be filled before the start of the season and the team is expected to go into opening night carrying 14 players on NBA contracts.