Veterans Thomas, Williams among four waived by Nets

Veteran forward Lance Thomas spent each of the last five seasons with the Knicks.

Veteran forward Lance Thomas was among four players waived by the Brooklyn Nets, as the team relayed in a press release.

Guards C.J. Massinburg, D.J. Cannady and C.J. Williams were also let go.

Thomas, 31, is 6-foot-8 and spent the previous five seasons with the New York Knicks. He averaged 4.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in 46 appearances last season. He was the longest-tenured member of the Knicks at the end of last season, when he opted not to re-sign.

Massinburg is a 6-3 rookie and joined the Nets for summer league after four years at Buffalo. He averaged 18.2 points and 6.5 rebounds as senior last season.

Cannady is 6-2 and spent four years at Princeton, averaging 18.2 points and 5.8 rebounds last season as a senior. He played for the Oklahoma City Thunder in summer league.

Williams, 29, is 6-5 and has spent time with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Clippers, as well as the G League and overseas. He averaged 2.6 points in 15 appearances with the Wolves last season.