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Report: Jazz sign G League standout Rayjon Tucker, cut Jeff Green

Guard had been averaging 23.9 points for Wisconsin Herd prior to signing deal with Utah. Veteran will be waived.

Florida Gulf Coast Eagles guard Rayjon Tucker reacts after dunking against the Florida State Seminoles during the first half in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Amway Center.  Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

The Utah Jazz have signed G League standout guard Rayjon Tucker to a contract, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Monday night. The Jazz also waived veteran forward Jeff Green. This move comes shortly after the Jazz acquired G Jordan Clarkson in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers for two draft picks and G Dante Exum.

Tucker played for Florida Gulf Coast prior to transferring to Arkansas-Little Rock, where he led the team in scoring, averaging 20.3 points per game last season. He had been playing for the Wisconsin Herd in the G League before signing the deal, with plenty of hype surrounding which NBA team he would land with. Tucker was averaging 23.9 points per game for the Herd.