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The New Orleans Pelicans have claimed guard Tim Frazier off waivers and waived forward Troy Williams, according to a report from Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Frazier, 27, was the Milwaukee Bucks’ final roster cut Monday. He signed with the Bucks in September.
Frazier can play at the Pelicans’ desired pace, understands his role and is a good friend of Anthony Davis.
The Pels needed a backup PG to take some minutes if Clark/Jackson struggle at the spot and this makes sense. https://t.co/8895wOg40H
— Scott Kushner (@ScottDKushner) October 17, 2018
His signing marks his second run with the Pelicans, as Frazier appeared in 81 total games during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons.
He has also spent time with the Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers and most recently, Washington Wizards.
Milwaukee receives $18,321 in savings with Tim Frazier claimed by New Orleans. The Pelicans will now inherit the $1.5M non-guaranteed contract of the point guard. Waiving Troy Williams will cost New Orleans $34,183.
— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) October 17, 2018
Meanwhile, Williams has been with four teams since entering the league in 2016. He has also spent time with the Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies and New York Knicks. He’ll become a free agent should he clear waivers Friday.