The New York Knicks have waived former Cat Kelenna Azubuike

Kelenna Azubuike

The have waived guard Kelenna Azubuike, who never played for the team while recovering from major knee surgery.  Azubuike was acquired from Golden State on July 9 in the sign-and-trade deal that sent David Lee to the Warriors. He was expected to be ready early in the season after missing the last 73 games in 2009-10, but never got into a game despite saying recently he believed he was close.  The move Monday opens a roster spot for a Knicks team that is looking to add size.