Description: While Utah's Jamaal Tinsley started for the second straight game Tuesday night, John Lucas III once again played more minutes.
Insight: The 30-year-old Lucas has played 31 minutes or more in all four games but is averaging just 8.3 points, 3.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds. He's getting shots (10 FGA, 5.3 3PA per game) but has made just 32.5 percent from the field.
10/29/2013 5:56:00 PM
Description: According to Jody Genessy of the Deseret News, Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin isn't ready to announce his starting point guard for the season opener Wednesday.
Insight: It was supposed to be Trey Burke, but the rookie suffered a fractured index finger this preseason and will miss 2-4 more weeks. Either John Lucas III or Jamaal Tinsley will start Wednesday's game.
7/15/2013 8:25:00 PM
Description: ESPN's Marc Stein reports that John Lucas III will sign with Utah.
Insight: Lucas appeared in 63 games for the Raptors last season, contributing 5.3 ppg off the bench. The Jazz are hoping Trey Burke will emerge as the starter at point guard but Lucas could fill in until Burke gets the hang of things.