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NBA: Jazz sign draft pick Kevin Murphy

Published September 14, 2012 5:43 pm

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The Jazz have signed second-round draft pick Kevin Murphy, the team announced Friday.

Martin, a shooting guard from Tennessee Tech, averaged 20.6 points during his second season. He shot 41.6 percent from the 3-point line.

In five games with Utah during the Orlando Pro Summer League, Murphy averaged 8.6 points and 2.4 rebounds in 23 minutes.

A native of Atlanta, Murphy ranks second in scoring in Tennessee Tech history with 2,019 points. He made All-Ohio Valley Conference twice.

The Jazz took Murphy with the No. 47 pick in the 2012 draft.

Clippers sign Barnes

The Los Angeles Clippers have signed veteran forward Matt Barnes.

The Clippers announced the deal Friday with the nine-year NBA veteran who spent the past two seasons with the Lakers.

Barnes begins his second stint with the Clippers after playing 38 games for the club during the 2003-04 season. The well-traveled UCLA product has played for eight NBA teams, including all four California franchises.