Advocate Photo by KYLE ENCAR --Recently acquired true point guard, Gal Mekel, does some dribbling exercises before a game against the New York Knicks on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Mekel signed with the New Orleans Pelicans December 5, 2014.

The New Orleans Pelicans waived point guard Gal Mekel on Friday.

Mekel was signed by the team on December 5 as an unrestricted free agent. He appeared in four games with New Orleans, averaging 1.5 points and 3.3 assists.

Mekel appeared in 31 games during the 2013-14 season for the Dallas Mavericks and appeared in all eight of Dallas’ 2014 preseason games.

New Orleans’ roster now stands at 14.