Thunder release G Abrines, cite personal issue

5:40 PM ET Royce YoungESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Oklahoma City Thunder for Follow on Twitter Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print The Oklahoma City Thunder have released guard Alex Abrines, the team announced Saturday.

Abrines has appeared in only two games since Dec. 23, sitting out because of personal reasons.

The team and Abrines mutually decided for the 6-foot-6 guard to be released, with Abrines determining it best to step away from basketball to focus on his personal issue.

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