Bucks request waivers on Turkish forward Ersan Ilyasova

Bucks’ Ilyasova has nose surgery

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on Turkish forward Ersan Ilyasova.

The 33-year-old Ilyasova played 63 games and made eight starts for the Bucks last season. The 6-foot-9 forward averaged 6.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 15.7 minutes.

This marked Ilyasova’s third stint with the Bucks. He began his career with Milwaukee in 2006-07 and also played for the Bucks from 2009-15 and from 2018-20.