The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have waived guard Courtney Fortson and forward Chris Johnson.

The Clippers roster now stands at 18 players.

NBA preseason began on Friday. The Clippers opened preseason on Saturday with a loss to the Denver Nuggets. Guard Eric Bledsoe led Los Angeles with 12-of-15 shooting for 25 points, eight rebounds, six assists and five steals. Clippers guard Chris Paul did not play.