Oct 8, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Olek Czyz (15) defends Cleveland Cavaliers center DeSagana Diop (5) in the fourth quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers waive four, including DeSagana Diop

The cuts continue!

Late Friday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced they waived four players – center DeSagana Diop, forward Kenny Kadji, guard Jermaine Taylor and guard Elliot Williams.

None of these are too surprising, especially considering the Cavaliers made arguably the biggest offseason moves outside of the Houston Rockets. The Cavs won the lottery and selected UNLV forward Anthony Bennett and followed that by taking a chance on the talented, but often injured Andrew Bynum.

They also agreed with veteran point guard Jarrett Jack and forward Earl Clark. With players they drafted like superstar point guard Kyrie Irving, shooting guard Dion Waiters, and power forwards Tristan Thompson and Tyler Zeller joining veteran big man Anderson Varejao, there just wasn’t a lot of room.

Diop’s size seemingly always gives him to make a team, but he played just 3.7 minutes per game in the postseason.

Kadji was part of one of the all-time great Miami Hurricane basketball teams, but couldn’t find a spot.

Taylor shows flashes with every team he signs with, but can’t seem to hold down a spot.

Williams, another veteran had little chance of joining that crowded backcourt.

The Cavs will kick their season off Wednesday night when they host the Brooklyn Nets.

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