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Utah Jazz waive veteran point guard Jamaal Tinsley

Nov 12, 2013, 3:44 PM EDT

Jamaal Tinsley AP

The Utah Jazz brought in veteran point guard Jamaal Tinsley to provide a little stability with rookie Trey Burke out with an injured finger. At least that was the plan.

Tinsley didn’t provide much of anything — 1.1 points a game on 20 percent shooting, plus 2.9 assists per game. He started five of the Jazz’s eight games, all losses.

Monday night coach Tyron Corbin moved him to the bench, Tuesday they let him go reports Aaron Falk of the Salt Lake Tribune.

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So, if he is out, who is in? Marc Stein of ESPN has heard rumblings.

In Utah is all just a placeholder until Burke gets healthy, then their star rookie will get the keys to the Jazz offense. For better or worse… well, not sure it can be much worse.

As for Tinsley, not sure he is going to land another job in the league.

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