Samaki Walker waived by Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks waived veteran forward Samaki Walker on Wednesday.

The Milwaukee Bucks waived veteran forward Samaki Walker on Wednesday.

Walker, 31, never played for the Bucks, who signed him to a free-agent contract on Sept. 25.

He went unsigned last season, and posted two points and three rebounds in 22 minutes over seven games with the Indiana Pacers in 2005-06.

Walker is a 46.1 per cent shooter as a pro, averaging 5.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 17.1 minutes in 445 NBA games (143 starts) since being drafted ninth overall by the Dallas Mavericks in 1996.

He also has played for the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat and Washington Wizards.

With files from the Associated Press