Wizards reduce roster to 15

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The Washington Wizards trimmed their roster to 15 players ahead of the season opener next week by waiving forwards Josh Childress and Pops Mensah-Bonsu and guard Xavier Silas on Thursday, the team announced.

Childress, a 2004 lottery pick, averaged 2.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in four preseason games.

Mensah-Bonsu also played in four exhibition games and averaging 0.5 points and 1.3 rebounds. Silas saw action three times during the preseason and averaged 4.0 points per game.

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