Veteran Chucky Atkins waived by Suns

10/11/2010 - NBA Chucky Atkins Phoenix Suns + more

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns lowered their preseason roster to 16 players Monday by waiving guard Chucky Atkins.

Atkins, an 11-year NBA veteran, signed with Phoenix on Sept. 27 after playing last season with the Detroit Pistons.

He played in three preseason games for the Suns and averaged one point and 1.7 assists.