Thunder Waive Frank Jackson

9:32pm: The Thunder have officially waived Jackson, the team announced in a press release.

9:11pm: The Thunder are waiving guard Frank Jackson, Shams Charania of The Athletic tweets.

Oklahoma City was the last team to get down to the 15-player opening-night limit, not including two-way players.

Jackson was vulnerable because OKC already had 15 players on fully guaranteed contracts and he had a partially guaranteed deal. He signed a two-year, minimum-salary contract earlier this month but only $250K was guaranteed.

Jackson, the 31st overall pick in the 2017 draft out of Duke, missed his entire rookie season with a foot injury, but appeared in 120 games for the Pelicans over the last two years, averaging 7.2 PPG, 1.8 RPG, and 1.1 APG on .422/.319/.743 shooting during that time.

The 22-year-old was eligible for restricted free agency this fall, but the Pelicans opted not to tender him a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent.

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