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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

TK waived

The Cavs have waived shooting guard Tarence Kinsey on Wednesday.

The 6-foot-6, 189-pounder signed with the team on Aug. 1, 2008. He appeared in 50 games (three starts) during the 2008-09 season. He averaged 2.0 points and 0.8 rebounds in 5.5 minutes per game.

In his three starts, Kinsey averaged 7.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, 0.7 assists, and 1.0 steal in 25.6 minutes per game. Kinsey appeared in nine games in the postseason and averaged 0.4 points.

Kinsey, 27, averaged 12.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.6 steals in five summer league games in Las Vegas. However, he didn't have an assist in 120 minutes. He also dislocated his finger in the last game.

He had a contract for the 2009-10 season worth $855,198. He had no salary protection if he was waived by Aug. 1.


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