The Milwaukee Bucks trimmed their roster down to themaximum of 15 players Saturday, requesting waivers on guard Trey McKinney-Jonesand forwards Olek Czyz and Stephen Graham.
Hit hard by numerous injuries in the preseason, Grahamand Czyz had to play more than expected in early exhibition games. Both gavethe Bucks solid minutes, while Graham mostly played out of position at powerforward.
"They really have (helped us out)," Bucks coachLarry Drew said. "These guys have been real pros in their whole approachto the thing. It's not always easy going into a camp where you have 15contracts. They understood it coming in.
"They have maintained a level of professionalism,and they worked really, really hard. Those guys have played well. To be honest,as well as they've played, they probably deserve some minutes. But that's theunfortunate part of our business. The guys who are going to be here have to getinto a rhythm."
Czyz played in four preseason games, ...