Monday became a busy day for Brooklyn Nets transactions, at least as far as August doldrums go: the Nets officially waived Earl Clark Monday afternoon.
Clark was on a non-guaranteed contract and left the team midway through Summer League. It was a formality that the team would waive him; Clark reportedly requested to be released in order to pursue a contract elsewhere, likely overseas.
The team originally signed Clark, a 6’9″ forward, near the end of the 2014-15 season as emergency insurance following an injury to Thaddeus Young. The Louisville graduate played in 10 regular season and two playoff games, recording a total of 106 minutes in a Nets uniform. Prior to joining the Nets, Clark averaged 26.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game in 19 Chinese Basketball Association games with the Shandong Lions.
The team’s roster now stands at 17 players after they signed Donald Sloan earlier in the day. They can bring up to 20 into training camp, and will have to cut the roster down to 15 before the regular season.