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Jazz sign Jamaal Tinsley after Trey Burke injury

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06:44 PM ET 10.26 | The Utah Jazz front office announced on Saturday that the team has signed veteran point guard Jamaal Tinsley in light of the injury to rookie Trey Burke. Tinsley spent each of the last two season on the Jazz, averaging 3.6 points, 4.0 assists, and 1.6 rebounds per game during that stretch. He started 32 games for the Jazz last year, averaging 4.8 points, 5.4 assists, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.2 steals in those games while leading his team to a 20-12 record. Trey Burke, the ninth pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, broke his finger in a preseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this month.

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October 26, 2013  11:59 PM ET

The only team he could get a job with.

SMH.

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October 27, 2013  09:53 AM ET

I am actually pretty shocked they didn't offer him a long term deal worth millions.

October 27, 2013  10:55 AM ET

Tinsley is lucky to have a team. After what he did w/ the Pacers, I'm surprise that he still has an NBA job.

October 27, 2013  11:08 AM ET

Don't Come To LA, Bro.

October 27, 2013  09:57 PM ET
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.......why not just give a young guy a chance and see if maybe they can get lucky and find a player that might be a rotation player for them down the road?

Well.....if they'd waited one more day, they could've signed Seth Curry.

They still can............

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October 28, 2013  06:19 PM ET

who?

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