The Phoenix Suns have waived guard Chucky Atkins, the club announced today.

The 5-11, 185-pound guard appeared in three preseason games for Phoenix and averaged 1.0 points and 1.7 assists in 11.3 minutes.  Atkins is an 11-year NBA veteran who spent last season with the Detroit Pistons.  He was originally signed by the Suns on Sept. 27, 2010.

The Suns’ roster now stands at 16.