Spurs Waive Josh Howard

The Spurs today announced that they have waived forward Josh Howard.  Howard barely had a chance to unpack his bags as he was signed by the club just yesterday.

Howard was originally drafted 29th overall in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Mavericks where he played for seven seasons.  Over the course of his career with the Mavs, Wizards, Jazz, and Timberwolves the Wake Forest University product has averaged 14.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 30.3 minutes.

According to Mike Monroe of the San Antonio News-Express (via Twitter), the gameplan is to wait for Howard to clear waivers so that they can send him to the D-League’s Austin Toros.  There, Howard can continue to ramp back up towards being in game shape.

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