The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired forward Austin Croshere (pronounced CROW-zhur) off of waivers, General Manager John Hammond announced today.  In a subsequent move, the team requested waivers on forward Adrian Griffin.

Croshere (6-10, 235) comes to the Bucks with 11 years of NBA experience.  He spent his first nine seasons with the Indiana Pacers, the team that drafted him with the 12th overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft.  He followed up his Pacers career with one-year stints in Dallas (2006-07) and Golden State (2007-08).  He averaged 3.9 points and 2.4 rebounds in 44 games with the Warriors last season.  He comes to Milwaukee with 645 regular season games to his credit and career averages of 6.9 points and 4.1 rebounds.  The 33-year-old has also appeared in 68 playoff games and owns postseason averages of 6.7 points and 3.6 rebounds.

Griffin (6-5, 230) appeared in two preseason games with the Bucks.