Report: Mo Williams won't re-sign with Jazz unless he is a starter

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Sunday June 30th, 2013

Mo Williams will re-sign with the Jazz only if he doesn't lose his spot to rookie Trey Burke (David Sherman/Getty Images) Mo Williams won't re-sign with the Jazz if he loses his spot to Trey Burke. (David Sherman/Getty Images)

Mo Williams is an unrestricted free agent this summer, and will reportedly only re-sign with the Jazz as a starter, not a backup point guard.

The Jazz just drafted University of Michigan star Trey Burke, and Williams is unwilling to come back if he's second to the rookie.

A 10-year NBA veteran, Williams played just 46 games in the 2012-2013 season, plagued with injuries and averaging 12.9 points and 6.2 assists.

The Jazz were intent on getting a new point guard, dealing their two first-round picks (Nos. 14 and 21) to the Minnesota Timberwolves to get Burke. He averaged 18.6 points and 6.7 rebounds as a sophomore last season, leading Michigan to the NCAA championship game.

refuted the Yahoo! report
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