The New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday signed Lou Amundson and Josh Childress, waiving Lance Thomas and Arinze Onuaku.
Amundson, a University of Nevada-Las Vegas product, appeared in 18 games with New Orleans last season and averaged 2.4 points and 3.2 rebounds in 11.7 minutes of action. The 6-foot-9 forward also spent time with the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Chicago Bulls last year. The veteran big holds career averages of 3.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 0.7 blocks in 12.9 minutes in over 308 games.
Childress, a Stanford product, has appeared in 387 career games, including 70 starts. The 6-8 seventh-year player holds career averages of 9.2 points per game, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 26.9 minutes per game. Childress last appeared for the Brooklyn Nets in the 2012-13 season playing 14 games.
Per club policy, terms of the contracts were not released.