Pacers extend Tinsley
Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) – The Indiana Pacers announced Friday that
Jamaal Tinsley has signed a contract extension with the team. Per club policy,
terms of the contract were not released.
“We are very happy to have Jamaal Tinsley signed to a contract that carries
him into the future with the Pacers,” said Pacers CEO and president Donnie
Walsh. “He is a very important part of our team.”
The 6-3, 183-pound point guard, averaged 8.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 5.8
assists per game last season. In three seasons in the NBA (all with Indiana),
he has posted career averages of 8.5 ppg, 3.4 rpg and 7.3 apg in 205 contests.
Tinsley was originally selected by the Vancouver Grizzlies with the 27th
overall pick in the 2001 draft. His draft rights were traded to Atlanta and
then to the Pacers.