As teams trim their roster to 15, not everyone will remain with a professional job. A lot of today's cuts will find a home with a D-League squad and could see the Mavs again as injury replacements throughout the year, but for now fantasy owners can concern themselves with other guys.
He had missed some time with a tailbone injury, but it was never considered serious enough to jeopardize his availability for opening night. In any case, he doesn't profile as a fantasy commodity heading into the season.
It's not surprising for a 35-year old veteran to deal with some soreness, and his calf injury has kept him off the court for several days now. His status for opening night has to be in question, but fantasy players needn't pay him any mind. D'Angelo Russell is a lock to start at the point for the Lakers, and Calderon seems to have even fallen behind teammate Marcelo Huertas on the depth chart. He'll see very little playing time if this holds true, which crosses him off of draft boards even in very deep leagues.
The Raptors have cut 5 players on the way to finalizing their roster for the regular season.
More cuts for NBA teams as they continue to finalize rosters for the upcoming regular season. Today we have seen a lot of good names be cut and I wouldn't be surprised if many of them make a bench by the end of the year.
After waiving Dye the team now has room to add Martino to the active roster.