Wizards waive Ely, roster officially at 14

Wizards waive Ely, roster officially at 14
July 31, 2014, 2:00 am
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(Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports)

The Wizards have waived Melvin Ely, who was acquired as part of the three-team deal involving Trevor Ariza earlier this month. 

This is not a stunner in the least. The 36-year-old big man has been a non-factor in the NBA for several seasons and spent most of the 2013-14 campaign in the NBA Develpmental league. His contract is not guaranteed.

This leaves the Wizards with 14 players on the roster and one spot available.

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