The Chicago Bulls waived forward Viktor Khryapa on Thursday, and additionally came to contract settlement should he clear waivers.
Khryapa, a 25-year-old from Russia, appeared in nine games for Chicago this season, seeing 11.7 minutes per game, and averaging 3.6 points. He's in his fourth NBA season, having started his career in Portland.
Khryapa's best season came in 2005-06 with the Trail Blazers, when he averaged 5.8 points in 21.6 minutes per game.
Viktor Khryapa is a Russian professional basketball player in the NBA. He was the 22nd overall selection of the 2004 NBA Draft, chosen by the New Jersey Nets and subsequently traded to the Portland Trail Blazers. Then on June 28, 2006, he was traded to the Chicago Bulls along with Tyrus Thomas, with Portland receiving the rights to LaMarcus Aldridge.
According to Russian sports newspaper Sport Express Viktor Khryapa will most likely return to Russian basketball club CSKA.
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