Suns waive Ike Diogu, Solomon Jones

Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

The Phoenix Suns waived former ASU Sun Devil Ike Diogu and Solomon Jones on Wednesday.

The Phoenix Suns are now down to 15 players after waiving former Arizona State Sun Devil Ike Diogu and Solomon Jones on Wednesday, according to a team press release.

In three games in the 2012-2013 preseason Diogu averaged 5.7 points and 4.3 rebounds per game while averaging 9.0 minutes per contest. The 6 ft. 9 forward spent his six-year NBA career playing for six different teams while posting career averages of 6.0 points, 3.1 rebounds and 12.4 minutes per game.

Jones, another forward and six-year veteran out of the South Florida, averaged 4.2 points per game to go along with 2.9 rebounds in 13.2 minutes. He played in a combined 21 games in 2011-2012 for the Los Angeles Clippers and New Orleans Hornets and averaged 3.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 13.9 minutes per game before signing with Phoenix in the offseason.

Phoenix is 3-3 in the 2012 preseason and will next face the Denver Nuggets at U.S. Airways Center.

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